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Outdoor Challenge winners donate prize money

A team from Hannibal, Mo., won the Ultimate Outdoor 3-on-3 Challenge competition Saturday, May 11, at Gardner Camp. The team is donating the $500 first prize to the newly formed Liberty (Ill.) High School Bass Fishing Team.

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How birdwatchers can help threatened bird populations
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How birdwatchers can help threatened bird populations

The types of birds coming through your neighborhood are probably changing, and so is the timing of their migrations. Birdwatchers noticing these differences are on the front line in figuring out how climate change and more severe weather events are putting stress on bird populations.

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Gardner Camp to hold 3-on-3 outdoor competition on Saturday

Gardner Camp is hosting an Ultimate Outdoor 3-on-3 Challenge on Saturday, May 11, with participants competing for a $500 school prize. The outdoor skills team competition is for children in grades 7-12.

Buzzing with activity: Bees play important role as pollinators
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Buzzing with activity: Bees play important role as pollinators

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Spring and summer months bring both the buzz of lawnmowers and bees. These fuzzy flyers are important pollinators, playing a crucial role in the production of many favorite fruits and vegetables.

Finding truth in three Ps of hunting
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Finding truth in three Ps of hunting

Scooter Barnes likes to tell you he uses a mouth call better than anyone around to talk to turkeys. He tells you he has never missed a shot, at least while turkey hunting. And he says the biggest turkey he ever killed walked up to him without