Here's a crowd where you can stand in the midst and watch a spectacular show between Thanksgiving and Christmas. Check out Missouri's unique vantage point for viewing wild visitors in this week's Discover Nature Note.
While on the holiday road, look for these roadside diners and divers. They may be perching on highway signs, telephone wires and polls, or dive-bombing the ground for their meals. American Kestrels are small and colorful raptors that are commonly seen in open areas and alongside roadways. Discover more about these pint-sized predators in this week's Discover Nature Note.
There are many myths about snakes. Some were imported from Europe and others grew as settlers got to know North American snakes. Separate fact from fiction and overcome your fears with this week's Discover Nature Note.
Halloween brings out the creepy critters. Discover three that are just trying to feed themselves or their young in what might be considered nightmare ways to the human species in this week's Discover Nature Note.
Fall is a sensory delight. And not just for the eyes and nose. The sounds of fall are as distinct as its sights and smells. Explore the many sounds of fall ;and places to go to hear them in this week's Discover Nature Note.
Watch for flying spiders this fall. The newly hatched young will find a launch point, release their silk, and balloon to new territory. Learn more, including what they've been mistaken for, in this week's Discover Nature Note.
A third eyelid, toes that point in opposite directions, and a jackhammer-like beak help woodpeckers feed and build their tree homes. Discover woodpecker superpowers and how you can help them in this week's Discover Nature Note.
Discover four seasons of outdoor recreation at Riverlands. This unique area minutes from St. Louis offers floating, trails through forest, prairie and wetland habitats, and premiere birdwatching. Get all you need to know before you go in this week's Discover Nature Note.