MU’s Raptor Rehabilitation Project

Photos by Tina Casagrand At a recent bald eagle release at Eagle Bluffs (video to come), volunteers with the University of Missouri’s Raptor Rehabilitation Project brought along some friends to teach about these stunning predatory birds. The Raptor Rehabilitation Project provides a mechanism for educating the public about birds of prey, combining natural history and…

Chickens and farm bills and pigs, oh my!

By Tina Casagrand The more than 15 million broiler chickens on factory farms in Barry County, Missouri produce twice as much untreated manure as the sewage from the greater Denver metro area. -www.factoryfarmmap.org Two times the untreated manure as Denver’s sewage.  From one county in Missouri. You can explore this interactive map of Missouri factory…