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2014-15 Waterfowl Seasons Set

A hunter accepts a duck from a retriever.
Missouri hunters will enjoy another liberal waterfowl hunting season, thanks to record-high duck populations. More

25 Years Connecting People and Nature

I went to Burr Oak Woods Conservation Nature Center on October 20th to celebrate their 25th anniversary and was reminded of what makes these places so valuable. More
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46 elk captured, health protocols in progress

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The catch includes spike bulls and several pregnant cows. More

50 Years of Missouri Turkey

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Happy 50th anniversary Missouri turkey hunters! Last spring’s hunting season marked 50 years of the annual rite that Missourians enjoy so much. Missouri’s modern spring hunting began in 1960 with a three-day season in 14 counties. Six hundred ninety-eight hunters harvested 94 turkeys. More

A Bird of a Different Color

One of the pleasures of my job is that I get to see lots of photos of unusually colored animals that Missourians submit to us for an explanation. More
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A Book of Bugs

I was showing my 84-year-old mother-in-law, Joan, the incredible book, “Show-Me Bugs,” that the Missouri Department of Conservation produced. More

A break to learn

An interpretive sign explains how the pond got there.
Take time to read the interpretive sign and learn how the pond got there. More