Miraculous milkweed feeding close to 50 monarch caterpillars in the rain this morning in central Missouri. Isn't nature marvelous? Learn more about how you can help the plight of the monarch with backyard habitat at [ Mdc.mo.gov Link ]. -Heather@MDC
"#fbf OTTER FATHER GLENN CHAMBERS (1997) -- Cinematographer Glenn Chambers retired from MDC in 1995. But his passion to spread the conservation message about otters in Missouri continued for many more years. Turn back the clock 20 years and enjoy some of those otter-raising moments in this video.
Also read more in this archived article: [ Mdc.mo.gov Link ] -- Kipp@MDC
KIDS N' COPS: We invite you and your family to join area conservation agents and other law enforcement officers for the First Annual Kids N' Cops Event from 8:30 a.m. to noon at Combs Lake on May 13. Get details in the post. -- Joe@MDC
DISCOVER NATURE: Learn more about birds and bird songs at a dedication of the Great Missouri Birding Trail site at the Springfield Nature Center on May 11. Get more info by contacting the Nature Center at 417-888-4237. -- Joe@MDC
It's a spring tradition that inspires tens of thousands of people in the bi-state to get outdoors. It's mushroom season and one seasoned hunter is sharing his secrets with 5 on Your Side-- well, almost.