Blog Posts from Fresh Afield - 2010

Xplor New Website for Kids

Jan 29, 2010

Get out! That’s what kids will want to do after they’ve spent some time on the new Xplor website from the Missouri Conservation Department. It’s filled with videos, animations and photos on nature and outdoor fun.

Magical Winter

Jan 26, 2010

As a small child, I was awestruck when intricate frost designs festooned my bedroom windows on cold winter mornings.

Frozen Ticks and Chiggers?

Jan 21, 2010

After Missouri experienced some bitter cold temperatures during the first 10 days of the new year, I received questions regarding the effects of the low temperatures on this year’s populations of ticks, chiggers, armadillos and insects.

Ozark Treasure Hunting

Jan 13, 2010

Years ago, when I lived in West Plains, I loved to explore little Ozark streams in search of smallmouth bass, morels, wild orchids and other treasures.

Time to Hunt for Shed Antlers

Jan 11, 2010

The firearms deer season is over now and the archery season will end on the 15th, but you still may be able to bring home part of a deer for the next few months.

Archery Scores a Bull's-eye in Missouri Schools

Jan 08, 2010

At this time last year, very few Missourians knew what NASP stood for.