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.
MDC protects and manages Missouri's fish, forest, and wildlife resources. We also facilitate your participation in resource-management activities, and we provide opportunities for you to use, enjoy and learn about nature.