Lakeside Nature Center

Lakeside Nature Center


Critter Corner
A series of articles about Native Missouri Wildlife
MO Bugs
Articles about the bugs of Missouri -- big, little, beneficial, harmful, always interesting

Releases and Rescues
A series of articles spotlighting successful releases from Lakeside Nature Center
Rehabber's Tales.
A series of articles highlighting rehabbers stories of their charges.

Build Your Backyard Habitat
A series of articles describing how you can turn your backyard into a habitat for wildlife

What's Blooming At Lakeside this Month?
Picture Galleries and descriptions of the wildflowers blooming in Lakeside's Prairie, Savannah and Butterfly Garden.

(check the archives for more stories)

Western Painted Turtles Move into the Library.
Check out these gorgeous hatchlings.                  (added 6/3/09)

Naturalists Feeding Barred Owl Chicks
Special costumes ensure that owls don't remember being fed by LNC staff and volunteers.                                  (added 5/18/09)

Flight Pens Dedicated
As part of Earth Day celebration, the Center's flight pens are dedicated to the birds of Missouri                      (added 04/23/09)

Website honored by New York State Elementary Science Program
Groundhog page recognized for excellence.       (added 02/15/09)

Obituary for Lakeside's Great Horned Owl
Special education owl dies on Christmas Eve      (added 01/19/09)

Albino Garter Snake Living in Lakeside Nature Center
Most Garter Snakes are green and grown; Lakeside's new resident is white and cream                                          (added 11/20/08)
No-Holds Barred
Dramatic encounters between our education Barred Owl and a wild one                                                             (added 12/02//08)



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