Young Bucks Outdoors

Migrating eels? Who knew? These scientists!

Migrating eels? Who knew? These scientists!

By Buckmasters Online

Photo: Andy Bueltmann, a Southeast Missouri State University graduate student who works with Missouri Department of Conservation resource scientists, holds an American eel. There is always more to be learned about the mysteries of nature. Take the American eel, for example, and a group of dedicated Missouri Department of Conservation scientists who wanted to know more abou...

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Exploring ice flowers and frost blossoms

Exploring ice flowers and frost blossoms

By Buckmasters Online

Photo: For a few select species of plants, sudden cold snaps in autumn and winter can produce icy patterns, often called frost flowers.  — Photo courtesy Amanda Gehin, Missouri Department of Conservation Unique icy blooms, often called frost flowers, make special appearances during late fall and winter in many areas of the country where certain native plants a...

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YBO Critter Tales

When snowy owls appear in Michigan, biologists and researchers get busy
When snowy owls appear in Michigan, biologists and researchers get busy

By Buckmasters Online

From Saginaw Bay to Sault Ste. Marie to Kalamazoo, people across Michigan this winter have reported an influx of snowy owls far, far from their Arctic tundra home. These beautiful white birds, with piercing yellow eyes and nearly 5-foot win... READ MORE


Misdirected desert cardinal relocates in Louisiana
Misdirected desert cardinal relocates in Louisiana

By Buckmasters Online

Photo: A pyrrhuloxia, commonly known as a desert cardinal, was observed and photographed by Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries biologist Dan O’Malley. No one would confuse Jefferson Davis Parish in southwest Louisiana wit... READ MORE


Give me a home, where the buffalo roam
Give me a home, where the buffalo roam

By Buckmasters Online

“Home on the Range,” a favorite song of school children and lovers of wide open spaces, is a bit inaccurate when it comes to one proper, scientific name.  There aren’t any buffalo on the range, but there are American ... READ MORE


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