A new report calls flood management on the Missouri River “outdated” and says it’s putting the public at risk.
The report by the environmental advocacy group American Rivers identifies the Missouri River as one of the ten most endangered in the country.
The Missouri Department of Agriculture is launching a new initiative to try to create some buzz about bees.
Agriculture Director Jon Hagler says “The Great Missouri Buzz Off” aims to educate Missourians about bees and beekeeping.
“Whether it be honeybees, or native bees, they’re so vital to our agriculture’s success, and to our horticulture’s success, and we have such amazing resources here in our state,” Hagler said.
Warming temperatures may have you wanting to spend more time outdoors. But warm weather can mean more unhealthy air.
Susannah Fuchs of the American Lung Association says our region’s sunny, hot, nearly windless summer weather creates the perfect conditions for the formation of ozone – the main component of smog.
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