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  1. A Surfeit of Salamanders: An Imagined Picture BookRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | Bad Astronomy Blog

    If ever there was a scientific study that deserved to be a children's picture book, this was it. Scientists belly-crawled through the forests of the Ozarks, flipping stones and looking for slimy things that wriggled away from them.

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  2. Forest Service alters rules to aid salamanderRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 29 | Arkansas Online

    The U.S. Forest Service will restrict in-stream activities in Missouri's Mark Twain National Forest that could harm the habitat of the endangered Ozark hellbender and other species, according to a news release from the Center for Biological Diversity of Tucson, Ariz.

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  3. Salamanders Are A More Abundant Food Source In...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | RedOrbit

    Image Caption: Semlitsch's study measured the population density and biomass of the Southern Redback Salamander in the Ozark Highlands in Missouri. Credit: Katie O'Donnell In the 1970s, ecologists published results from one of the first whole-forest ecosystem studies ever conducted in Hubbard Brook, New Hampshire.

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  4. Salamanders a more abundant food source in forest ecosystems than previously thoughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Science Daily

    In the 1970s, ecologists published results from one of the first whole-forest ecosystem studies ever conducted. Scientists reported that salamanders represent one of the largest sources of biomass, or food, of all vertebrates in the forest.

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  5. Salamanders Are a More Abundant Food Source in Forest Ecosystems Than Previously ThoughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Science, Industry and Business

    Semlitsch's study measured the population density and biomass of the Southern Redback Salamander in the Ozark Highlands in Missouri. Credit: Katie O'Donnell In the 1970s, ecologists published results from one of the first whole-forest ecosystem studies ever conducted in Hubbard Brook, New Hampshire.

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  6. Wild about WesternRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2014 | The Griffon News

    If aging deer, participating in the Mark Twain National Forest research project, or volunteering with wildlife professionals at Squaw Creek sound compelling, than you might want to think about switching your major. These, and more, are exactly the kind of projects students and faculty of the Wildlife and Biology departments on campus will be found participating in and encouraging others to get involved in as well.

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  7. Calendar of EventsRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2014 | Douglas County Herald

    This column is provided to our readers free of charge to announce upcoming events that are free to the public. Publication of the same announcement will be limited to two insertions.

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  8. Hole in dam caused manure flow into Callaway County creekRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | KMIZ

    A hole in an earthen dam near Miller's Creek caused water and manure to flow 600 yards down a tributary of the creek in Callaway County. A report from the Missouri Department of Natural Resources said water escaped from a "catch basin" near a field which used hog manure as fertilizer.

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  9. Calendar of EventsRead the original story

    Oct 24, 2014 | Douglas County Herald

    This column is provided to our readers free of charge to announce upcoming events that are free to the public. Publication of the same announcement will be limited to two insertions.

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  10. Hog waste spill brings up farm expansion concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | News Tribune

    A 10,000-gallon hog waste spill into a Callaway County stream is expected to be cleaned up by today, according to Missouri Department of Natural Resources spokesperson Gena Terlizzi. The stream flows through the Mark Twain National Forest and is a tributary of Millers Creek.

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  11. Investigation continues into Callaway pig waste spillRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | KRCG-TV Jefferson City

    "We discovered a black water that was running through here that was not there yesterday, on Sunday," he said, "and it had the odor of hog manure." The spill went through O'Neal's property into a section of the Mark Twain National Forest.

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  12. Callaway hog farm looking to expand reports waste spillRead the original story

    Oct 23, 2014 | Missourian

    A Callaway County hog farm whose owners are seeking a state permit to significantly expand operations has reported a 10,000-gallon waste spill to state regulators. The Columbia Daily Tribune reported that the waste came from the Pork Master Inc. hog feeding facility and wound up in a tributary of Millers Creek in the Mark Twain National Forest.

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  13. Callaway hog farm eyeing expansion reports spillRead the original story

    Oct 23, 2014 | Missourian

    A Callaway County hog farm whose owners are seeking a state permit to significantly expand operations has reported a 10,000-gallon waste spill to state regulators. The Columbia Daily Tribune reported that the waste came from the Pork Master Inc. hog feeding facility and wound up in a tributary of Millers Creek in the Mark Twain National Forest.

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  14. Missouri DNR containing a manure fertilizer spillRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | KMIZ

    The Missouri Department of Natural Resources said it is in the process of containing and cleaning up a large manure fertilizer spill in Callaway County. The DNR investigated and said an estimated 10,000 gallons of liquid manure fertilizer was spilled, contaminating an area tributary that flows into Millers Creek in the Mark Twain National Forest.

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  15. Body of man recovered near Cedar Creek after he fell from bluffRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Missourian

    Rescue workers and volunteers plan out search routes Thursday at the Three Creeks Conservation Area, where a man fell off a cliff. The man called 911 himself, but the call was dropped before the man could give his location, according to responders at the scene.

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  16. Missouri marks two environmental milestonesRead the original story

    Oct 16, 2014 | Joplin

    This summer, my family and I visited several remote wild areas within Missouri. My two young sons and I hiked through Lower Rock Creek, part of Mark Twain National Forest in Madison County. Then, our family floated for four days down the Current River, ... (Read full article)

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  17. Calendar of EventsRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2014 | Douglas County Herald

    This column is provided to our readers free of charge to announce upcoming events that are free to the public. Publication of the same announcement will be limited to two insertions.

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  18. Calendar of EventsRead the original story

    Sep 5, 2014 | Douglas County Herald

    This column is provided to our readers free of charge to announce upcoming events that are free to the public. Publication of the same announcement will be limited to two insertions.

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  19. How Much Effect Does a Microhabitat Change Truly Have?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 | PRWeb

    An article in the latest issue of Herpetologica discusses the results of a 3-year study that examined how salamanders use their microhabitat in order to predict their reaction to natural or human-based changes. Even variation in climate change or human influence at small scales can ultimately have large impacts on the ecosystem as a whole.

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  20. Live the High Life: 8 Amazing Treehouse Hotels in the U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2014 | Wall St. Cheat Sheet

    Ready to be at one with the wild, but not quite prepared to give up your creature comforts? Take your travel one step closer to the wild by staying in a treehouse resort! These suites offer unparalleled views of the stunning forestry and wildlife across the U.S. Enjoy these breathtaking natural wonders from the comforts of your own suite.

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