Turkey Nest Full of Eggs

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This morning I took a walk through a valley and up a wooded hillside next to the Prairie Garden Trust. Suddenly a hen turkey walked quickly ahead and away. Sam the yellow lab followed her, but I walked back to see where she’d been and found this clutch of eggs in her nest at the base of cedar tree. So I took a quick photo and left. Sam didn’t realize what he missed….

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About Lorna Domke

Since 1981, I've lived on the land that surrounds, and will eventually be integrated into, the Prairie Garden Trust with my husband, Henry. Our long-term goal is to build on what Henry's parents began and create a nature garden of sorts for others to enjoy. Over the years I've planted prairie, mowed trails, created a website and done whatever I could to enhance what's here. For a few years I served on the board of the Missouri Prairie Foundation. Since I retired from my role as Outreach & Education Division Chief at the Missouri Dept. of Conservation in 2010, I've started to put more time into the PGT. The PGT Nature Garden blog is one result.
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