Content tagged with "community conservation"

Master Naturalists Create Nature Adventure for Preschoolers

Forget fancy, expensive toys. There’s nothing like a few blocks of wood or a pile of sand to grab the attention of young children. More

MDC to host statewide community conservation workshop May 7–9 in Columbia

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E. Sydney Stephens Central Regional Office and Conservation Research Center
Learn how to put urban conservation principles into practice for community benefits. More

Missouri Conservation Folks to the Rescue from Floods and Fires

The recent return of six Missouri conservation agents from flood-damaged communities in Louisiana reminded me of the brave actions that goes on largely out of sight and out of the minds of most of us. More

Missouri Students Win in Environthon

Exciting news just arrived that the team of five Missouri students from Parkway North High School placed 2nd in the Canon Envirothon held in Arizona this year. Each will receive a $4,000 scholarship. More

Missouri Volunteer Opportunity: Forestkeepers

Whether you just have a few trees or many in a nearby park, you can do something to help Missouri’s trees. Volunteer as a Missouri Forestkeeper. This statewide network supported by the Missouri Department of Conservation and Forest ReLeaf of Missouri helps you monitor local trees. More

Nature Unleashed: Discover Nature Schools

One image I hold from grade school was the magic of the milkweed plant. More

New Leadership for Missouri Conservation

The Missouri Conservation Commission named Bob Ziehmer as the new director who will replace John Hoskins when John retires Jan. 15, 2010. Bob is currently one of our assistant directors. More

New Videos Help Fight Invasive Species

I just received a notice of a new video, available online, that’s aimed at helping outdoors people identify and fight invasive species. More

Nursery Orders for Wildlife

If you’re like me and have ordered plants or seeds from mail-order nurseries in the past, you’ve probably received several plant catalogs in the mail recently. More

Part of the Community

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Conservation agents work with their neighbors to protect Missouri's resources. More