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 short.mdc.mo.gov/ZJJ.
  • Celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day Saturday, September 28. Find a nature center, conservation area, or shooting range at mdc.mo.gov/atlas.

Looking for more ways to have fun outside? Find out about Discover Nature programs in your area at mdc.mo.gov/events.

Also in this issue

Woodcock

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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