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
Miraculous milkweed feeding close to 50 monarch caterpillars in the rain this
Melissa Millick Davidson
Mary Fehling
Joan Fuller
With the heavy rains and storms this weekend, this is a great reminder from our friends at MoDOT. Stay safe. --Heather@MDC
With the heavy rains and storms this weekend this is a great
Mariette Lauze Renard
Suzanne Denomme
Cheryl Killian Ross
Register to attend an introductory workshop on May 10 or 11 for ages 6 and older.
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Learn to navigate with map and compass at MDC’s Runge Nature Center | Missouri Department of Conservation

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Jared Miller
Jennifer Wills Rosener
Angie Conrow Rogers
BASF plant celebrates anniversary with MDC, Hannibal Tree Board partnerships
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MDC presents 2017 Arbor Award of Excellence to Hannibal business | Missouri Department of Conservation

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DISCOVER NATURE: Gray squirrels are out and about raising litters of young. Learn more about Missouri squirrels and other wildlife from our online Field Guide at [ Mdc.mo.gov Link ] -- Joe@MDC
DISCOVER NATURE Gray squirrels are out and about raising litters of young
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Shawn Beck
Nicky Drake
Learn more about morel mushrooms below or visit MDC's website at [ Mdc.mo.gov Link ]. -- Lucas@MDC
Learn more about morel mushrooms below or visit MDC's website at LucasMDC

The hunt for morel mushrooms

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When most people think about accolades to Perry County, they think about the massive amount of caves that are located here. But Perry County is home to more than just
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Record growth: Perry County home to new champion trees

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CELEBRATE NATIONAL ARBOR DAY: We encourage you to plant native trees and practice proper tree care. Learn more in the post. -- Joe@MDC
CELEBRATE NATIONAL ARBOR DAY We encourage you to plant native trees and

MDC encourages celebrating Missouri trees during Arbor Days in April | Missouri Department of Conservation

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Public invited to attend May 11 event at Springfield Conservation Nature Center.
Missouri Dept. of Conservation 04/28/2017

Great Missouri Birding Trail comes to Springfield | Missouri Department of Conservation

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"#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
Robert Springfield
Chris Speckhals
Matthew R. Stander
The iconic wildlife photographer looks back on a career steeped in a carousel of wild animals. The critters made his home theirs and brought a personal touch to conservation education.
Missouri Dept. of Conservation 04/28/2017

Glenn Chambers' commitment to conservation evident in animal photography

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Kathy Rinehart-Hansen
Pete Bradley
Nicky Drake
The range has reopened after a temporary closure to install new concrete flooring.
Missouri Dept. of Conservation 04/27/2017

Improved shooting range on Logan Conservation Area now open | Missouri Department of Conservation

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Mark Maniaci
John Rehagen
Adam Grismore
DISCOVER FISHING: Get hooked on fishing through these four FREE Discover Nature – Fishing courses in Columbia on Thursday evenings in May. - Joe@MDC
DISCOVER FISHING Get hooked on fishing through these four FREE Discover Nature

MDC invites youth, families to free fishing classes in Columbia | Missouri Department of Conservation

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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
KIDS N COPS We invite you and your family to join area

Kids N' Cops at Combs Lake Saturday, May 13

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BBQ TURKEY RECIPE -- Instead of the standard roast or smoked turkey this year, why not give barbecue turkey a try? This and other recipe details are available online: [ Mdc.mo.gov Link ] -- Kipp@MDC
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Andrew Bishop
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
DISCOVER NATURE Learn more about birds and bird songs at a dedication

Bird songs a familiar sound of spring

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John Schweiss
Chris Thomas
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.
Missouri Dept. of Conservation 04/27/2017

The hunt for morel mushrooms

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Tracy Ford-Anderson
Jsun Carter
William Hardy
Participants will learn to identify plant and bug species, gauge health of the local environment. - Joe@MDC
Participants will learn to identify plant and bug species gauge health of

Pretend to be a biologist at Cape Nature Center’s Bio Blitz May 6 | Missouri Department of Conservation

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