Nature Connections Newsletter

Nature Connections is the Missouri Department of Conservation’s newsletter for the Southwest Region, Springfield Conservation Nature Center, Andy Dalton Shooting Range, Shepherd of the Hills Hatchery and the Joplin Office at Wildcat Glades.

It is published on a bimonthly basis and contains information about free programs and special events offered to the general public.

To receive Nature Connections by email, please use the Stay In Touch box on the left-hand side of this page and subscribe to Southwest Region.

To receive Nature Connections by mail, please call 417-888-4237.

In This Section

Nature Connections, July/August 2016 (pdf, 428 KB)

Featuring: Hydrilla Stop the Invasion plus a listing of Conservation-related events and activities in the southwest region of Missouri.

Nature Connections, May/June 2016 (pdf, 311 KB)

Featuring: Learn and Enjoy Nature at Discover Nature Girls Camp and a listing of Conservation-related events and activities in the Southwest Missouri region.

Nature Connections, March/April 2016 (pdf, 391 KB)

Featuring: Spring Variety in "Reel Time" plus a listing of Conservation-related events and activities in the Southwest Missouri region.

Nature Connections, January/February 2016 (pdf, 267 KB)

Featuring: Look for Large Birds in Winter plus a listing of Conservation-related events and activities in the Springfield, Missouri area.

Nature Connections, November/December 2015 (pdf, 901 KB)

Featuring: Shephert of the Hills and a listing of Conservation-related events and activities in the Southwest region.

Nature Connections, September/October 2015 (pdf, 462 KB)

Featuring: Invasive Plants and a listing of Conservation-related events and activities in the Southwest region.

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