Field Guide: A-Z

What to look for right now

Photo of an eastern tiger salamander with yellow spots.

Tiger salamander courtship begins in mid February.

Walleye side view photo with black background

Walleye move onto shoals for spawning through April.

Image of woodchuck (groundhog)

Woodchuck emerge from hibernation and breed through March.

Photo of sugar maples showing fall color in southeast Missouri.

Maple sap flows best now. Freezing nights and thawing days cause the change.

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