What do possum on a half-shell, Texas speedbump, and pocket dinosaur all have in common? They’re all the same animal – the nine-banded armadillo. These mammals, known for being common roadkill and a property pest, are one of the oddest-looking species in Missouri with some of the oddest behaviors.
New fine amounts include $10,000-$15,000 for each elk or black bear killed illegally, $1,000-$5,000 for each whitetailed buck, and increases penalty points.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) and the Missouri legislature and governor have taken actions to increase penalties for those caught poaching Missouri game animals and other native wildlife species.
Get the latest information about Missouri’s expanding bear population at this free open-house event.
KIRKWOOD, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) invites St. Louis area residents to an open house to learn more about black bears in Missouri. The open house will take place Tuesday, July 30 from 6-8 p.m. at Powder Valley Conservation Nature Center in Kirkwood with a presentation at 6 p.m.
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The Friends of the Library will hold its annual SUMMER BOOK FAIR August 2-4 at the Family Arena.
On July 9, 2019, a major disaster declaration was granted by President Donald Trump, allowing Missourians in 20 counties whose employment was lost or interrupted due to severe storms, tornadoes, and flooding that began April 29, 2019 and continuing, to apply for up to 36 weeks of Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA).
The William K. Busch Brewing Company is ceasing all operations as the company is shutting down, dissolving, and stopping the brewing of its award-winning Kräftig and Kräftig Light beers due to market demand. Billy Busch founded the company in 2011 to create a second chapter in the Busch family brewing history. Billy is the great grandson of Adolphus Busch and a member of one of the most storied families in American brewing.
A video showing what is thought to be the last moments of the 7 mountain climbers trying to reach the summit of a Himalayan peak last May has been release by Indo-Tibetan police. Among the group of climbers was Dr. Anthony Sudekum, a hand surgeon who lived near Defiance, MO.
The Missouri State Fair takes pride in offering agriculture education opportunities to hundreds of thousands of fairgoers each year. Fun and interactive events, exhibits, competitions and shows throughout the 11 days of the Fair are aimed to keep Missouri’s number one industry at the forefront. Come Home and join the fun while learning about agriculture this year at the 2019 Missouri State Fair!
Join the Friends of the Library! Make a difference and enjoy early admittance to the annual Friends Summer Book Fair (August 2-4 at the Family Arena). Members can shop exclusive hours on Friday, August 2 from 9:00 a.m. until noon, while the selection is huge and the crowds are not.
Source: David Trinklein, 573-882-9631
COLUMBIA, Mo. – A new session of online core training for Missouri Master Gardener certification begins Aug. 18.
“The motto of the Master Gardener program is ‘Helping others learn to grow,’” said David Trinklein, state horticulture specialist for University of Missouri Extension.