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Cavorting Cottontails

Aug 10, 2020

Look for cottontail rabbits cavorting on summer evenings.  Learn more in this week's Discover Nature Note.

young eastern cottontail rabbit

Great Golden Digger Wasps: Scary Good

Aug 02, 2020

Discover WHY you want this wasp around and HOW scary good Great Golden Diggers are in this week's Discover Nature Note.

Great Golden Digger Wasp

Brawny Badgers

Jul 26, 2020

The American Badger is built for digging. And equally fierce on both offense and defense. Dig them in this week's Discover Nature Note.

American Badger

Grasshopper Rhythm

Jul 20, 2020

Discover the insect that makes our unofficial song of summer in this week's Discover Nature Note.

differential grasshopper

On the Water

Jul 12, 2020

COOL OFF On the Water this summer. Find tips and get inspired in this week's Discover Nature Note. See where the Beatles floated on one of Missouri's most scenic riverways while on their first American tour in a special bonus video.
 

Shoal Creek

Wild Fruits of Summer

Jul 06, 2020

Looking for something wild and healthy to do? Berry picking may be the summer adventure for you. Discover where, how, and a tasty recipe in this week's Discover Nature Note.
 

Gooseberries

Red, White, and Blue in Nature

Jun 28, 2020

Celebrate red, white, and blue in nature this Independence week in our Discover Nature Notes blog.

Bald Eagle

Helping Birds

Jun 22, 2020

We are loving our birds these days.  Discover why bird populations are in decline and simple ways you can help in this week's Discover Nature Note.

Evening Grosbeak bird

Father Fishes

Jun 14, 2020

Gear up for Father's Day with a tale of two fish dads, some top fishing tips, and a tasty recipe in this week's Discover Nature Note.

Rattlesnake Rattles

Jun 07, 2020

It's a sound that will stop you in your tracks. Discover how rattlesnake rattles are formed and how their highly effective warning sound is made in this week's Discover Nature Note.

Timber Rattlesnake rattle

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