Content tagged with "Spring"

Bufflehead drakes show off their contrasting black and white plumage during thei

All Buffed Up and Ready For Spring

Although we may still have a few cold spells here and there, the warmer weather has been a welcome change and ushered folks outdoors...

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American Woodcock

A migratory species, American woodcock visit Missouri in the fall and spring on their way to and from their wintering grounds in the southeastern states.

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Some dead or dying cypress trees at Allred Lake are 500 years old.

Ancient Snag

Annual growth rings prove the oldest trees at Allred Lake date back more than 500 years.

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Aerial photo of flooding on Duck Creek CA's Pools 1,2 and 3

April Showers at Duck Creek

Like much of southeast Missouri, Duck Creek has received a substantial amount of rain since last Friday (more than a foot of precipitation)...

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arbor day 2011 postser winner

Arbor Day 2011 Poster Winner

Leah Pieper presented Gov. Jay Nixon with a copy of her winning Arbor Day poster at a recent Arbor Day proclamation ceremony at the State capitol. Pictured l-r: MDC Forestry Division Chief Lisa Allen, Conservation Commissioner Chip McGeehan, Leah’s mother Suzanne Pieper, Leah Pieper, Conservation Commissioner Don Bedell, Governor Nixon, Leah’s father Mark Pieper, Conservation Commissioners Becky Plattner and Don Johnson and MDC Director Bob Ziehmer.

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