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Did I See a Bald Eagle?

As the winter season approaches, bald eagles are moving into Missouri from breeding areas to our north.

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Birds Beat Cold the Same Old Way

As I sat in front of the fireplace last weekend and listened to winds gusting in a 2-degree day, I tried to imagine what it was like to live in Missouri 4,000 years ago.

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Life Blooms Despite the Cold

It was another windy, cold winter day.

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Missouri’s 15 Million Acres of Woods

Missouri has a wealth of woods—15 million acres in fact. There actually are more trees today than there were 50 years ago.

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Your Own Wreath from Nature

Celebrating the holiday season with the help of nature’s bounty is a comforting break from going from store to store.

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Owls in the Night

It’s easy to get so closed up into the house on those dark winter nights that I forget to step outside, see the stars and listen to the life out there.

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Drought and Deer Disease

The coincidence of this blog and what I found on a walk along a creek where we live is quite bizarre.

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Cabin Fever Cure

Learn about the bald eagle and escape the winter doldrums.

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Birds in Snow

Small birds can struggle with prolonged deep snow.

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Signs of Spring

Here are a few natural history tidbits that might give you psychological comfort that spring is indeed approaching.

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