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the Bockman Family take advantage of a cool day to discover nature

Bockman Family hiking on a cool day

Harper, Michelle and Skyler Bockman get outside and hike on a cool day.  Hiking is great for both physical and mental health. 

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Conservation history video goes on sale in time for Father’s Day

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The release comes just in time for Father’s Day.

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Discover Nature canoeing at James A. Reed

Discover Nature canoeing at James A. Reed

Paddles, critters, fish and fun all were enjoyed June 27-29 when the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City visited the James A. Reed Memorial Wildlife Area near Lee’s Summit for a Discover Nature Field Day. Each morning, the youths rotated to learning stations for skills ranging from fishing and canoeing to identifying bugs or learning the ecology of mammals and snakes. MDC education staff organized and hosted the event with help from volunteers such as members of Missouri Master Naturalist chapters.

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Discover Nature field fun at James A. Reed

Discover Nature field fun at James A. Reed

Paddles, critters, fish and fun all were enjoyed June 27-29 when the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City visited the James A. Reed Memorial Wildlife Area near Lee’s Summit for a Discover Nature Field Day. Each morning, the youths rotated to learning stations for skills ranging from fishing and canoeing to identifying bugs or learning the ecology of mammals and snakes. MDC education staff organized and hosted the event with help from volunteers such as members of Missouri Master Naturalist chapters.

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Discover Nature Girls Camp

Discover Nature Girls Camp

Two girls examine a western mud snake during MDC Discover Nature Girls Camp near Wappapello.

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Discover Nature Girls Camp

Discover Nature Girls Camp

Participants practice safe firearm handling during a safety course under the supervision of Conservation Agent Tim McDaniel at MDC's Discover Nature Girls Camp. The camp teaches girls age 11-15 a variety of outdoor skills and gives them the chance to become Hunter Education certified. The overnight event is free and takes place July 21-23 this year at Cuivre River State Park in Lincoln County, just east of Troy.

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Discover Nature program at James A. Reed

Discover Nature program at James A. Reed

Paddles, critters, fish and fun all were enjoyed June 27-29 when the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City visited the James A. Reed Memorial Wildlife Area near Lee’s Summit for a Discover Nature Field Day. Each morning, the youths rotated to learning stations for skills ranging from fishing and canoeing to identifying bugs or learning the ecology of mammals and snakes. MDC education staff organized and hosted the event with help from volunteers such as members of Missouri Master Naturalist chapters.

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Charlie Nelson and granddaughters fishing

Discover Nature — Fishing

Missouri's fishing education program helps Missourians gain the skills and confidence to go fishing on their own. Advanced skills classes are also available.

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Education Grants

Get funding to support Discover Nature Schools instructional units and Missouri National Archery in the Schools Program at your school. We also offer the United Sportsman's League grant for Missouri FFA chapters.

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Girl Canoeing

Girl Canoeing

Canoeing is among the outdoor skills taught at the MDC Discover Nature Girls Camp.

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