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White-tailed deer are plentiful and popular in Missouri. Learn more about keeping them healthy in this week’s Discover Nature Note.
BOO! Creepy creatures are always on our minds during this time. Find out more about these creatures in this weeks Discover Nature Note.
Wooly Bears are known to be able to signal when there is going to be cold weather coming up. Find out more in the weeks Discover Nature Note.
The world’s most common and fastest bird of prey can be seen soaring around large cities and waterways. Find out more in this weeks Discover Nature Note.
Keep copperheads away by getting rid of wood or rock piles and tall grass around your home. Learn more in this week's Discover Nature Note.
Cleaning polluted air is just one of the benefits of greenspaces. Find out more of the environmental benefits in this week's Discover Nature Note.
Acorns are a main food source for all kinds of animals during the winter, especially the squirrel. Find out more in this week's Discover Nature Note.
Mushroom hunting is popular in the spring, but there are many varieties that grow in the fall as well. Learn more in this week’s Discover Nature Note.
Their sight and sound might bring panic at a picnic, but our need for bees is crucial.
It’s a shame that little Miss Muffett was too frightened to meet the spider that sat down beside her. She would have discovered that spiders are exceptional creatures.
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