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    Photographer and teacher Aaron Hampton will be the guest speaker at the Tuesday meeting of the East Ozarks Audubon Society. The program begins at 7 p.m. in the Farmington Public Library when Hampton will speak about the “magic mix” — the Sax-Zim Bog — as well as other nearby birding areas.

      Are you wishing for a bit more color in your mid-summer gardens? If so, consider adding native wildflowers and grasses as ornamentals. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) will offer a free virtual Native Plants at Noon program from noon to 1 p.m. on Thursday.

        The United States Forest Service, in support of a project called the Natural Resource Damage Assessment and Restoration (NRDAR), is seeking public input on a draft plan to restore resources and areas damaged by the impact on lead mining in southeast Missouri, as well as damage by feral swine.

          Interested in a healthy, rewarding, outdoor career to help protect and manage wildlife resources for future generations? The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is currently recruiting and accepting online applications to fill an academy class of conservation agent trainees.

          This time of year, Missourians are thrust into the sizzling heat of summer. During these dog days of summer, we often only think about staying cool and hitting our favorite Missouri streams, rivers, and lakes for swimming, floating and other cool recreational sport.

          The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) invites the public to get hooked on fishing through its Free Fishing Days Saturday and Sunday. During Free Fishing Days, anyone may fish in the Show-Me State without having to buy a fishing permit, trout permit, or trout park daily tag.

          Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) shows that turkey hunters checked 33,355 birds during Missouri’s 2022 regular spring turkey season, April 18 through May 8. Top regular season harvest counties were Franklin with 798 birds harvested, Callaway with 614, and G…

          The mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and insects of Missouri are diverse, remarkable, and sometimes just plain strange. From the American beaver, whose teeth are chainsaw-sharp and never stop growing, to box turtles, who partially freeze over the winter and still survive, it’s a weird, …

          Have you ever wondered where your drinking water comes from? To help land managers and the public understand where their water comes from and what affects it, the USDA Forest Service launched an interactive map called Forests to Faucets 2.0. The map shows that forests are a critical link in …


          Content by Brand Ave. Studios. The annual Amazon Prime Day is coming July 12 and 13, and per usual will offer discounts on many of your favorite things.

          Content by Brand Ave. Studios. The annual Amazon Prime Day is coming July 12 and 13, and per usual will offer discounts on many of your favorite things.

          As many head outside to enjoy the longer days and warmer weather this spring, they may come across a variety of newborn animals. It may appear young creatures are abandoned, but that’s usually not the case. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reminds Missourians that interfering wi…

          Even with the threat of severe weather, Rally at the Mines, sponsored by Midwest Sports Center in Farmington, drew a large crowd of off-road vehicle (ORV) enthusiasts from around the area and beyond.

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