Duck Creek CA Updates

Follow our blog posts for quarterly updates on Duck Creek CA renovation construction activities.

Greenbrier Unit Update: Duck Creek Renovation

Oct 22, 2014

An update to what is being put on the ground at the Greenbrier Unit.

Greenbrier Unit’s, Field 1

Youth Waterfowl Hunt At Duck Creek

Oct 21, 2014

Duck Creek will have 18 positions available plus 3 at Dark Cypress for the youth waterfowl hunt this weekend, October 25th and 26th.

Youth Duck Hunter

Fall Harvest Cropping Up

Oct 10, 2014

As we flip the calendar forward into October and feel the cool nights, farmers are busy in the fields harvesting their crops. In the timber a different type of crop is ripening and it is time to evaluate the extent of acorns in the bottomland forest canopy.

2014 Duck Creek Mast Production

MDC And DU Dedication This Weekend

Oct 09, 2014

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) and Ducks Unlimited (DU) invite the public to attend a celebration and dedication of the Duck Creek Conservation Area (CA) in Bollinger, Stoddard, and Wayne Counties, celebrating the renovations completed to date. The dedication will be held Oct. 11, at the area’s headquarters, beginning at 10 a.m.

Summary of 2014 Breeding Wood Ducks and Hooded Mergansers on Duck Creek

Sep 19, 2014

Although the September teal season brings into focus the upcoming waterfowl season, it is also the time in which we reflect on the ducks that were produced on Duck Creek.

Photograph of a female Hooded Merganser swimming with chicks.

2014 Teal Season Details at Duck Creek

Sep 05, 2014

Duck Creek and Dark Cypress Swamp will be open for teal hunting and here is what conditions will look like...

Open Water on Pool 1

Sometimes it is the little things...

Aug 29, 2014

Last week I was out looking to see what kind of food would be available for early season migrants like blue-winged teal.

Surveying for Bugs

A Swiss-Army Knife, the Weather, and Wetlands:

Aug 07, 2014

The other night I sat outside in the shade and enjoyed the cool breeze and pondered the weather, the function of a good multi-tool like a Gerber or Swiss-army knife, and their relation to wetlands...

Looking For Critters

Watching the Grass Grow, Really?

Jul 11, 2014

Some may think that there isn’t much to see in a wetland during the summer. With spring migration long since passed and several sultry months to go before the activity of fall migration begins, what is there to look at and enjoy in a wetland? It is a good question.

Submerged Snails near Arrowhead

Ready for Fishing Over the Fourth

Jul 01, 2014

The weather has cooperated enough to get a little bit of work done in the last few weeks.

New Fishing Docks on Pool 1