Content tagged with "Fall"

Band(ing) of Brothers: Hoodies and Woodies

Well, it is about that time. I’m sure you all are anxious to see what this year’s waterfowl season has in store. I know I am. As we await the opener, my mind wanders and I begin to think about the number of birds produced this summer… in the northern prairies, but also right here in own our backyard.

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Basic Mushrooming

Safe, successful Missouri mushroom hunting begins with good identification skills and a basic understanding of when, where, and how mushrooms grow.

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Chanterelle Mushroom

Better Mushroom Photos

Taking good photos can help you work out a mushroom's identity later on. Browse tips for taking better mushroom photos in the field.

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Bird Interlude

You may have noticed a lack of birds lately, but it's nothing to worry about. In a few more weeks we’ll have temperatures near freezing, and you're sure to have hungry birds at your feeders.

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Flooded habitat for early fall migrants

Bird's-Eye View

Have you ever wondered what it is like for a duck to migrate cross-country, viewing the landscape from several thousand feet?

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Black-and-White Golden Mouse Postcard

Twelfth-grader Ryan Vernon of California High School in California won first place in the 9-12th-grade category for the 2011 Missouri Endangered Species Postcard Contest.

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A Black-capped Chickadee

Black-capped Chickadee

A Black-Capped Chickadee searches for food during the fall.

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