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Asters Make Easy Fall Color

As I was heading into our director’s meeting with staff in St. Louis and Cape Girardeau, the blooms of aromatic aster greeted us along the way.

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Ruby-throated hummingbird in flight

Attracting Hummingbirds

Attract ruby-throated hummingbirds by providing food sources for them in your Missouri yard or garden late April through September.

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rainbow trout

Autumn is a great time for trout fishing

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Missouri’s trout parks, streams, and lakes are more beautiful than ever right now.

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Avoid Outdoor Pests

Take precautions against Missouri's worst summertime pests: chiggers, mosquitoes, poison ivy, ticks and yellow jackets.

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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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