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Encounter the Wildlife of Beautiful Branson, Missouri

Outdoor enthusiasts from all over flock to the Ozarks because of the abundance of hiking trail systems, designated wilderness areas, beautiful lakes and streams and fascinating wildlife. 514 more words

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Is Missouri Known For Snake Attacks?

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - Should you be afraid of a snake attack while enjoying the outdoors this summer?

Dan Zarlenga with the Missouri Department of Conservation says no, “The only reason a snake would bite a human is in self-defense. 205 more words

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Elizabeth "Libby" Schwartz: Passing Through

Elizabeth “Libby” Schwartz: September 13, 1912 –September 13, 2013.

Bruce’s mother, Libby, passed away quietly on her birthday in The Dalles, Oregon. She was one hundred and one years old. 1,112 more words

A Legacy of Conservation. Round House Loop Trail, Rockwoods Range 6/29/2014

85 degrees and overcast. Not bad for a Sunday afternoon in late June. Max and I knew that we had to get out to the woods and take advantage of this optimal hiking weather. 783 more words

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Asian Carp Spreading Through Local Waterways

CREVE COEUR, Mo. (KMOX) - Asian carp are continuing to invade waterways in Illinois and Missouri, but they are not confined to large bodies of water. 237 more words

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A First Time. Turkey Ridge Trail, Rockwoods Reservation 6/8/2014

It was a Sunday morning with no plans on the agenda, other than the need to get out on a trail. Now I have been hiking at… 610 more words

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Rattlesnake Bites 5-Year-Old Girl

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (CBS St. Louis) – A five-year-old girl is recovering from a rattlesnake bite.

Timber rattlesnakes live in parts of Missouri and Kansas but Kaitlin Wilkerson was bitten as she was coming home from a park in Blue Mound, Kansas. 225 more words

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