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Thursday, January 30 2014

The popular annual contest is part of the Johnson County Library’s celebration of the 2014 National Library Week and draws several hundred entries each year.

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Wednesday, January 01 2014

The Kansas City regional newsletter that will give you information for four Missouri Department of Conservation locations in the Kansas City area and the free programs each have scheduled.

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Wednesday, January 01 2014

“About once every four years, snowy owl sightings will peak in Missouri, generally in years when populations of their prey (mainly lemmings) crash,” said Missouri Department of Conservation Wildlife Ecologist Brad Jacobs. “During these crashes, the birds travel south in search of food.”

This year, however, the birds are being spotted in Missouri earlier than normal. Since December 1, snowy owls have been observed at Smithville Lake in the Kansas City area, Kirksville, Trenton, and at Long Branch Lake in Macon.

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