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A Frog Symphony

My first time swimming in a creek, I was serenaded with the sounds of a frog symphony.

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Blue Spring in snow

Blue Spring in Snow

Blue Spring in snow.

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Forests and Streams

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How trees can improve your fishing.

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Rivers and Streams examines the parts of a stream, stream-order ranking, and what water quality indicators tell us about stream health.

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Headwaters (1966)

The upper reaches of streams are a wonderful part of this world. But they are delicate and vulnerable environments, often assaulted unknowingly by human use of the land. The film introduces the “citizens” of this unique world, featuring the smallmouth bass, and shows how these creatures live and die in a small community.Produced by Missouri Dept. of Conservation (1966).

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Ribbons of Life

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Rivers nourish life far from their banks.

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Shrinking Pools of Water Offer Life

Missouri has 56,000 miles of streams. This past spring I was exploring one of those many miles along a nearby creek and was surprised by an unusually long, skinny fish with spots on its tail. It rose up then disappeared into a deeper pool.

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Stream Improvements

Learn best practices for building near Missouri streams, stabilizing stream banks, and sustainable sand and gravel removal.

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Study shows forestry best management practices prevent erosion

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The Conservation Department got a surprising answer when it asked University of Missouri researchers to learn how much erosion its timber harvests were causing on conservation areas in the Ozarks.

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