June, 2013


A good friend recently shared with me the lyrics of the old John Denver song "Summer". It describes perfectly what I have been embraced in each morning as I sit in the country along a secluded gravel road waiting for the quail, pheasant and songbirds to wake up.

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Painted lady butterfly

Celebrate National Pollinator Week at MU's Bradford Farm on June 20

Pollinators provide assistance to fruit, vegetable and seed crops, but many native pollinator species are declining. Join us at the University of Missouri’s Bradford Research Center for a bobwhite quail and native pollinator field day Thursday, June 20, 1-7 p.m.

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Adult Male Deer

Just a Week Remains in the USDA's Conservation Reserve Program Signup

The CRP pays a yearly rental payment in exchanged for farmers removing environmentally sensitive land from agricultural production and planting species that will improve environmental quality.

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bobwhite quail

Summer 2013 Covey Headquarters Newsletter Now Available

The Summer 2013 Covey Headquarters Newsletter is now available.

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Field and Stream 'Hero For a Day' Coming to Missouri

On Saturday, June 15, 2013, Field and Stream is bringing their "Hero for a Day" event to Crowley's Ridge Conservation Area near Bloomfield, Missouri.

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