From Xplor for Kids
September 2019 Issue

Get Out!

Fun things to do and great places to discover nature.

  • Blue jays collect acorns and hide them in trees.
  • Fall color season is a great time to float an Ozark stream or Bootheel swamp.
  • Tri-colored bats gather at caves to mate and hibernate.
  • Elk begin bugling at Peck Ranch. Plan a trip with details from
  • Celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day Saturday, September 28. Find a nature center, conservation area, or shooting range at

Looking for more ways to have fun outside? Find out about Discover Nature programs in your area at

Also in this issue


Sarah’s Guide to Birds

Birds are awesome, and Sarah is here to show you why.

Grey Squirrel

Nature Goes Nuts

Meet a few of Missouri’s mighty oaks and the critters that crave their acorns.

And More...

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This Issue's Staff:

Bonnie Chasteen
Les Fortenberry
Karen Hudson
Angie Daly Morfeld
Noppadol Paothong
Marci Porter
Mark Raithel
Laura Scheuler
Matt Seek
David Stonner
Nichole LeClair Terrill
Stephanie Thurber
Cliff White

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