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Buzz-birds of two kinds

    Someone asked me recently when hummingbird feeders should be taken down, to insure that hummingbirds would migrate on time and not be caught in a winter snap of some sort. I once believed that was important, but I realize now that leaving feeders filled with liquid has nothing to do with delaying the little birds’ migration flight. It doesn’t.

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Public input sought about shooting ranges

    The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is partnering with the Missouri 4-H Foundation to begin seeking input on the available services and usage of MDC’s unstaffed shooting ranges across the state.

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You can go mobile with new, free MDC “MO Hunting” app

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) now offers Missouri hunters, anglers, and trappers a free mobile application for both Android and Apple mobile devices. The new "MO Hunting" app is available through Google Play and iTunes stores.

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Remembering the ‘Little Home on the Piney’

    This is a story my father, Farrel Dablemont told me. It is part of a book I have written about his childhood entitled, “Little Home on the Piney.” This is a true story which took place in 1940, when he was about 14 years old.

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Teal are tough targets - tips to for opening day.

    Hunting teal is as fun as it gets in the world of waterfowl hunting. They migrate early, fly fast and are great table fare. Follow these five tips to help you bag your birds come opening day.

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MDC hosts women’s trout fishing event at Maramec Spring Park

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) invites women of all ages to a free trout fishing event at Maramec Spring Park on Saturday, Sept. 13. Fishing will start at 7:30 a.m. and continue until 7:15 p.m. There is no fishing license or daily trout tag required for women during this free event. A special area of the spring branch will be roped off for use by female anglers only.

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