Outdoor News


Times photo/Norene Prososki April Wilson and her husband Jon, right, and their sons Wyatt, left, and Westin, have developed a successful “managed grazing system” on their farm near the Ozark-Douglas county line.
One of the practices the USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service strongly recommends for livestock producers is a managed grazing system, a practice that is managed for both the benefit of the livestock and the forage. Livestock graze in each pasture long enough to harvest the forage but are...
From March to November, Missouri roadsides are alive with a colorful array of wildflowers, their colors, shapes, sizes and arrangements as diverse as the people of this great state. Roadside wildflowers provide enjoyment for millions of people each year whether they are photographers, naturalists...
Top Photo: Ty Bowman of Mountain Home, Arkansas, second from left, and Verlin Cotter of Gamaliel, Arkansas, second from right, took home a 17-foot 7-inch Bass Cat Margay Vision boat and trailer and $1,000 after winning first place in the 2019 Cystic Fibrosis Bass Tournament April 13 on Norfork Lake...
From March to November, Missouri roadsides are alive with a colorful array of wildflowers, their colors, shapes, sizes and arrangements as diverse as the people of this great state. Roadside wildflowers provide enjoyment for millions of people each year whether they are photographers, naturalists...

Lola Collins, 4, daughter of Seth and Dara Collins, shows the morels she and her dad found while hunting in the woods near their Noble home.
Reprinted with permission of the News-Leader Temperatures are warming nicely, and there’s been plenty of rain. And expert morel mushroom hunter Ron Cook is already getting excited. “We’re in for an epic morel season in Missouri,” said Cook. “The conditions are really right for them. The season...

Times photos / Amelia LaMair
Ozark County Recycling Center manager Eric Lee stands beside the dumpster that was delivered recently at the recycling center to hold trash collected by volunteers and individuals participating in Ozark County’s “Clean Up Trash Month,” which continues throughout April. The dumpster, just inside the...

Times photos / Amelia LaMair
Ozark County Recycling Center manager Eric Lee stands beside the dumpster that was delivered recently at the recycling center to hold trash collected by volunteers and individuals participating in Ozark County’s “Clean Up Trash Month,” which continues throughout April. The dumpster, just inside the...

Lola Collins, 4, daughter of Seth and Dara Collins, shows the morels she and her dad found while hunting in the woods near their Noble home.
Reprinted with permission of the News-Leader Temperatures are warming nicely, and there’s been plenty of rain. And expert morel mushroom hunter Ron Cook is already getting excited. “We’re in for an epic morel season in Missouri,” said Cook. “The conditions are really right for them. The season...

This photo, from the Missouri State Beekeepers Association, shows Boone County beekeepers Nancy and Domenic Giofre collecting a honey bee swarm. For more information, visit the MSBA website (mostatebeekeepers.org).
The Missouri State Beekeepers Association asks residents to be aware that honey bees swarm during the spring when they’re looking for a new home. Swarms usually appear as a large, vibrating lump of bees that may be found clinging to a car bumper, a fence, a tree limb, a porch rail – or just about...

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