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MDC to host Eagle Days in Clarksville Jan. 24 and 25

Every winter, the Show-Me-State welcomes record numbers of bald eagles and boasts some of the most plentiful viewing areas in all of the lower 48 states. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) encourages eagle-lovers of all ages to discover nature and get outdoors to view our nation's symbol at Eagle Days on Jan. 24 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Jan. 25 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Lock & Dam 24 in Clarksville.

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Recycling Christmas trees can be one last holiday gift to nature

Once the presents have been opened and the feast is eaten, there's one last gift you can give this Christmas season – to your local fish and wildlife habitat.

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Taking care of your dog in the field

    It was a sad day. My hunting buddy’s English setter collapsed and died in mid-stride during a bird hunt. Shocked beyond belief, he knelt over his best friend and administered mouth-to-mouth resuscitation to no avail. He cried without shame.

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Wise use makes sense

    I have been called a hunter and fisherman quite often and really I am no more such than a million other Ozarkians. I was born a conservationist and naturalist and I will always be. I was taught by a grandfather and father who knew more about conservation than any man I ever met.  No, they didn’t go by the fish and game laws, newly imposed when they were young. They went by the laws of     ‘wise use,” which is what “conservation” once meant. 

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A little Christmas poem

    Christmas has come and Christmas has went, and all my money has now been spent.
    But I’ll get it back, and maybe more, when I return my presents to the Walmart store.
    I know no one will mind a bit, ‘cause they bought me clothes that wouldn’t fit.
    It’s not gonna wind anybody’s stem, ‘cause I done the same darn thing for them.

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