Keeping Wildlife Outside Your House

It’s that time of year when the nights cool down and the mice, skunks, and squirrels are looking for a cozy winter home. More

Help Toddlers Discover Nature

Anyone who wants to have an impact on keeping a healthy natural world can begin at home by introducing young children or grandchildren to the outdoors. More

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. More
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Shedding Some Light On Snakes

Image of an osage copperhead
"Just leave them to their rat killin'," as my grandmother used to say. Here are a few answers to some common snake questions we hear at Twin Pines. More

Who-Whooo's Visited Twin Pines Lately?

Pam Price pauses from the Twin Pines Owl-o-ween program to pose with Hedwig, a
Pam Herd-Price from Dickerson Park Zoo introduced three of Missouri’s native owl species and dispelled myths about these night fliers to nearly 500 students, teachers and parents. Nothing scary about these guys! More