Search

Discover Nature

This content is archived

Published on: Nov. 14, 2013

short-eared owl. Discover the short-eared owl and other birds of prey as the sun sets on a local conservation area.

CONSERVATION CONNECTIONS

For regular updates on Conservation Department news and events, subscribe to one or more of the Department email lists at mdc.mo.gov/user_mailman_register. For other ways to connect with the Department, including blogs, Facebook, Flickr, Nature Shop, Twitter, YouTube, or the kids’ magazine Xplor.

DEER MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP

  • DEC. 14, SATURDAY, 11 A.M.-4 P.M.
  • Northeast Region - M.W. Boudreaux Memorial Visitor Center, Mark Twain Lake Dam
  • Registration required, call 660-385-2616, ext. 118, or email ted.seiler@mdc.mo.gov
  • Ages 18 and up
  • Deer workshop that will cover a variety of topics including habitat improvement, camera surveys, deer biology, cost-share, deer aging, diseases, managing deer on small properties with co-ops, etc. Lunch will be provided by the Monroe City Chapter of Whitetails Unlimited.

KIDS’ CRAFT DAY

  • DEC. 14, SATURDAY, 10 A.M.-1 P.M.
  • Kansas City Region - Burr Oak Woods Conservation Nature Center
  • No registration required
  • All ages
  • Kids’ Craft Day is a great way to make the holidays special. Make one-of-a-kind natural gifts, including creating your own gift-wrap, to give to the people you love this holiday season. For more information, email burr.oak@mdc.mo.gov

WINTER’S GIFTS

· DEC. 18, WEDNESDAY, 10-11 A.M.

· St. Louis Region - Powder Valley Conservation Nature Center

· Reservations begin Dec. 4, call 314-301-1500

· Ages 3-6

· On the first day of winter nature gave to me… a cardinal in an oak tree! Come and celebrate nature’s winter animals as we practice counting in our own “12 days of winter” song. We’ll also read a winter story and make a gift to give back to nature.

NATURE CENTER AT NIGHT: MAMMALS OF MISSOURI

  • DEC. 19, THURSDAY, 5-8 P.M.
  • Southeast Region - Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center
  • No registration required
  • All ages
  • Learn fascinating facts about Missouri’s wild mammals — many of which make their homes in the diverse habitats of southeast Missouri. Find out what they are, where they live, and how they survive. Attend one of the two naturalist-led mammal presentations at 6 or 7 p.m. Youth and adult groups welcome.

NIGHT HIKE — BUSCH HIKING/BIKING TRAIL

  • DEC. 21, SATURDAY, 6-9 P.M.
  • St. Louis Region - August A. Busch Memorial Conservation Area
  • Reservations begin Dec. 6, call 636-441-4554
  • Families
  • Experience the sounds of the night

Content tagged with

Shortened URL
http://mdc.mo.gov/node/24731