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Bluffwoods Conservation Area

Bluffwoods Conservation Area

Bluffwoods Conservation Area includes forest in the loess soil hills overlooking the Missouri River Valley.

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Bob Brown CA 2014 Waterfowl Hunting Outlook

Wetland conditions in this Northwest Missouri area look pretty good this year. We have had ample rain and the crops in the pools look good.

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Kevin Bratten bagged buck during special managed hunt

Bratten shoots buck during special managed hunt

Kevin Bratten (left) of rural Platte City shot the biggest buck of his hunting career in November 2012 at Smithville Lake. Bratten participated in a special managed hunt at the lake for hunters with disabilities. Also admiring the buck is MDC Protection District Supervisor Scott Stephens.

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Brush Piles for Fish Habitat

Brush Piles for Fish Habitat

MDC and conservation partners annually improve habitat for fish at Smithville Lake, such as sinking large brush piles that provide feeding and sheltering places for fish.

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Bullsnake (Bull Snake)

Pituophis catenifer sayi
Missouri's largest snake may hiss loudly and vibrate its tail when alarmed, but it is nonvenomous. This species is extremely valuable in controlling destructive rodents.

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Bur Oak at Riverbreaks Conservation Area

Bur Oak at Riverbreaks Conservation Area

Riverbreaks Conservation Area offers a mixture of forest, fields and prairie remnants. This large bur oak is atop a ridge on the area.

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Butterfly on Coneflower at Dunn Ranch

Butterfly on Coneflower at Dunn Ranch

Critters from bison to butterflies will be featured along with native grasses, wildflowers, and fishes at Prairie Days June 26 and 27 (2015) at Dunn Ranch in Harrison County.

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Campfire Cooking

Campfire Cooking

The Cape Nature Center's Campfire Cooking program will take your campfire meals to the next level, but you can still bring some marshmallows.

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Image of a northern map turtle

Celebrating bugs and turtles in St. Joe

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Common creatures can possess uncommonly interesting traits, as two upcoming MDC programs will explore.

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