Missouri

Johnson Shut-ins. Photo by Kbh3rd, Wikipedia Creative Commons

Free Access to the Best of Nature in Missouri

Growing up in the St. Louis suburbs, many summers were spent cooling down in the rivers and streams of Missouri. My favorite spot as a kid was Johnson Shut-ins sitting …

The rare swamp rabbit is found in the New Madrid Floodway. Its dense fur makes it possible for the rabbit to regularly take to water to escape predators or reach new habitat. (Missouri Department of Conservation)

5 Reasons EPA Should Veto the New Madrid Levee

The Army Corps of Engineers is proposing to levee off a critical flood relief valve on the Mississippi River in the bootheel of Missouri—at a cost to taxpayers of $165 …

White-tailed deer eating vegetation

Missouri’s Deer Remain Wildlife

It seems like common sense: Missouri’s white-tailed deer are wildlife, not livestock. However, late on Wednesday night, the Missouri legislature fought until 3:00 am to decide the fate of Missouri’s …

Chronic Wasting Disease a Threat to Missouri Deer

An infectious epidemic known as chronic wasting disease is threatening the lives of deer in the United States. The incurable disease was first discovered in captive deer at a research …

And he didn't leave to play in California. (Wikimedia Commons | Sector001)

Finally, a Squirrel Gets Its Own Baseball Card. Plus: Top…

Painted bunting by Flickr's Dan Pancamo

Protect Missouri’s Forests, Fish and Wildlife

Sen. Kit Bond (R-MO), via Flickr's TheNationalGuard

Big Oil’s Bond: Senator’s Sneak Attack on Clean Air Act

Last Chance: Preserving Life on Earth

I will be continuing to speak in December and in the coming year in the cities below on my recently published book Last Chance: Preserving Life on Earth. I believe that …

Companies Put Electric Trucks on Urban Delivery Routes

High fuel prices caused a Missouri company, Smith Electric Vehicles, to think about rolling out electric trucks for local deliveries. (Photo Sen. Kit Bond) Chris Woodyard at USA Today reports: …

Efforts to Save the Rare Pallid Sturgeon

  |   July 7, 2009

A large white and very ancient fish lives in the waters of the Missouri River basin but it is becoming more rare. The Constitution Tribune reports: Pallid sturgeon, which are …

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