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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.

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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.

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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.

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Butterfly Milkweed

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

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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.

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Butterfly Milkweed

Butterfly Milkweed

Native plants such as butterfly milkweed offer hardiness advantages and many benefit butterflies, birds and other wildlife.

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Antler Retrieving Dog

Canines for tines, hunting dogs that retrieve shed antlers

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The five-month-old dog is well on the way to being a successful hunting companion for those who enjoy finding shed antlers.

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Canoeing

Canoeing is a great way to explore Missouri’s 57,000 miles of navigable streams.

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Photo of Carolina larkspur plants with flowers

Carolina Larkspur (Prairie Larkspur)

Delphinium carolinianum
Small blue, lavender, or white flowers shaped like cornucopias dance along the tall stems of this Carolina larkspur, which grows in prairies and grasslands.

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cast and blast

Cast and Blast

Cast and Blast helps people with disabilities fish, try out target archery or fire pellet rifles and is hosted by the MDC and The Whole Person, an organization in Kansas City that helps people with disabilities live independent lives.

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