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New MDC hunting booklets available for deer, turkey, dove, waterfowl

Missouri deer, turkey, waterfowl, and dove hunters can get the most current information on upcoming fall hunting from the Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) new 2022 Fall Deer & Turkey Hunting Regulations and Information booklet and Migratory Bird and Waterfowl Hunting Digest 2022-2023. The 2022 Fall Deer & Turkey Hunting Regulations and Information booklet has…

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Discover Nature at the Missouri State Fair

Discover nature with the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) at the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia Aug. 11-21. Visit MDC’s Conservation building from 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. and the kid’s Xplor Zone from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. to see MDC’s mobile snake exhibit, a new macroinvertebrate exhibit, and more. Ask MDC staff conservation-related…

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Run for the Arts Sept. 10 in Poplar Bluff

Three Rivers College will host the seventh annual “Run 4 The Arts” four-mile run/walk at 8 a.m., Saturday, September 10 at its Poplar Bluff Campus. The event is being held to raise funds toward an endowed scholarship for fine arts (Music and Art) students at Three Rivers College. “Three Rivers is proud to provide fine…

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Wild herbal class scheduled at Current River State Park Aug. 13 and 14

Have you ever wondered about some of the lotions and potions your great-grandparents or grandparents made that helped with insect bites, sunburns and more? While the cure for the common cold is not available in this class, you will learn how to make good-tasting, comforting herbal teas, lip balms and some sugar and salt scrubs.…

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A Sure-Fire Remedy For Too Many ‘Coons.

By Larry Dablemont A few weeks ago I wrote about setting deadfalls to control small predators from weasels to raccoons.  Deadfalls sets are illegal and in this time of over-populations of the   egg eaters that keep quail numbers low and impact wild turkey numbers, they should be put in use.  Many landowners don’t own steel…

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Showing Up

Saw a saying on a chalkboard at Gramma Nell’s in Birch Tree the other day when we stopped for lunch.  “The whole world is understaffed SO be kind to those who do show up!”  Rather a timely reflection.  As I was somewhat “peckish” I at first gave more attention to the menu and the quickly…

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