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Amphibians on the Move!

April 16, 2014

A warm front with several inches of rain pushed through Missouri about a 10 days ago and my co-worker, Matt Ormsby, a Naturalist with the Missouri Department of Conservation, knew it would be his best opportunity to conduct annual monitoring of the amphibians of the St. 361 more words

Danny Brown

Pat Jones teaches kids to learn by getting dirty

By Elise Moser

WILLIAMSBURG, Mo.– Every April, as the weather warms up and spring rolls in, Jones invites schoolchildren to the Prairie Fork Conservation Area to spend a little time outdoors. 2,051 more words


Eldon's own green warrior fights to preserve milkweed population for monarchs


ELDON, Mo. — Over the course of a lifetime, Ben Duffield and his family drove past the Eldon airport wetland. He remembers seeing the property attacked with heavy equipment and machinery. 1,854 more words


{ Crawdads, Caddisflies and Clifty Creek }

Every day during elementary school, my bus driver forded Clifty Creek in our yellow school bus, driving nose-down on a steep gravel road, then climbing straight up again. 604 more words