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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

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

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