The hills are alive with the sounds of winter. So grab your coat, hat, and gloves and head outdoors to experience the sounds of the season. Discover what to listen for in this week's Discover Nature Note.
People have been stealing kisses under its branches for years, but in nature, mistletoe is the real thief. This parasite plant steals nutrients from trees. It also provides food and homes for birds and mammals. Discover where you can find it naturally in Missouri, in this week's Discover Nature Note.
You can help birds by joining Audubon's annual Christmas Bird Count. These take place across the state and are part of the largest citizen-science effort in the United States. Learn more about this important project and how birds are doing in this week's Discover Nature Notes blog.
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.