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Bugs teach at Science Matters

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The riffle beetle and the horsehair worm will be conservation teaching tools Saturday at “Science Matters,” a community event at the National Science Teachers Association regional conference on Saturady, Oct. 2, from 8:30 to 11 a.m. in Exhibit Hall B at the Kansas City Convention Center, 301 W. 13th St. More

Bullsnake

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Pituophis catenifer sayi
Missouri's largest snake may hiss loudly and vibrate its tail when alarmed, but it is nonvenomous. This species is extremely valuable in controlling destructive rodents. More

Burley Whited at No Boundaries fishing day at Longview Lake

Burley Whited at No Boundaries fishing day at Longview Lake
Lisa LaCombe of MDC's Burr Oak Woods Nature Center congratulates Burley Whited of Grain Valley on a channel catfish he caught at the No Boundaries fishing event. More

Burr Oak Woods and Discovery Center offer summer fun

Archery at Burr Oak Woods Nature Center
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Burr Oak Woods hosting photo contest

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Burr Oak Woods Indoor Play Area

Burr Oak Woods Indoor Play Area
A new children’s indoor play area with larger-than-life critters was added in time for Burr Oak Woods Nature Center’s 30th anniversary in October. Rilee Harris, 4, of Blue Springs enjoyed the area during her recent visit. More

Burr Oak Woods Nature Center

Join us special events, hike a trail, or get acquainted with Missouri's fascinating wildlife. Missouri teachers and youth-group leaders are invited to schedule educational programs. More

Burr Oak Woods Nature Walk

Burr Oak Woods Nature Walk
Rilee Harris, 4, of Blue Springs, and her father, Brandon Harris, explore Burr Oak Woods Nature Center’s Discover Nature outdoor classroom, which doubles as a play area in the woods. More

Burr Oak Woods offers "naturescaping" workshop and native plant sale

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Butterfly Milkweed
A workshop on landscaping with native plants will be offered 8 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. on March 17 at the Missouri Department of Conservation's (MDC) Burr Oak Woods Nature Center in Blue Springs. A native plant sale will follow the workshop. More