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Photo of a male greater prairie-chicken in courtship display

Greater Prairie-Chicken (Displaying Male)

Now endangered in Missouri, prairie-chickens breed from March through May. Cocks visit booming grounds (leks), where they dance, call, and fight among themselves. Hens visit the lek and select the most fit mate; mating occurs on the lek during April.

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Why Leaves Change Color

MDC video host Kipp Woods explains why leaves change color and helps you follow the show of fall color throughout Missouri.

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A 10-point white-tailed deer buck stands in a field.

10-Point Buck

The Conservation Department encourages hunters to take deer harvested in Adair, Chariton, Linn, Macon, Randolph, and Sullivan counties to one of numerous cooperating locations in the region to have a tissue sample taken for CWD testing. The sampling effort is taking place Sept. 15 to Jan. 15, 2015.

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1st of November, Waterfowl Hunting Update

The Middle zone waterfowl season opens Nov. 6. There will be 12 flooded positions available at Duck Creek for opening weekend.

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2010 duck season promises plentiful ducks, generous limits, spotty habitat

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An investment of time and shoe leather could pay special dividends this year.

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2010 duck season promises plentiful ducks, generous limits, spotty habitat

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An investment of time and shoe-leather could pay special dividends this year.

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2010 Teal Season Opens Tomorrow

Another opening day for wing shooters tomorrow.

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2010 turkey reproduction fair, but fall hunting prospects better

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Northern and western counties and the Bootheel reported the best turkey reproduction.

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2011 late season quail chick.

2011 Late Quail Chick

This bobwhite chick is one of a covey flushed by Chez Kleeman at Bois D'Arc CA Oct. 11.

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Graph showing 2011 mast crop summary for Duck Creek CA

2011 Mast Crop Summary

Following a good year in 2010, the red oaks in Pools 2, 3 and 8 have produced another bumper crop of acorns in 2011. This hard mast is valuable food for waterfowl and a variety of other species that call these bottomland forests home.     

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