March 2012

NWS issues Red Flag Warning, be firewise to prevent wildfires

Follow precautions to protect lives, property and Missouri’s precious forests from fire dangers. More

Cape Nature Center hosts pond management workshop

Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center
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MDC co-sponsors native landscaping workshop at Powder Valley

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Learn practical techniques on landscaping with native plants at March 31 workshop. More

Cape G Nature Center to hold free ‘Froggy Friday’ event

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Free family event will feature activities, crafts, displays and frog- call presentations and hikes. More

Cape Girardeau Nature Center holding prescribed-fire workshops

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March 6 workshop will be given two different times to provide landowners better opportunity to attend. More

Conservation Federation names 2012 Conservationists of the Year

This year’s honorees have influenced conservation at the local, state, national and international levels. More

MDC offers woodland-management workshop in Platte County

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Turkey hunting clinic open to youths ages 9 through 15

Up to 40 youths can register for the free event March 24. More

USDA offers CRP sign-up with April 6 deadline

Program can help farmers add habitat to cropland while protecting soil and water quality. More

Conservation Federation names 2012 Conservationists of the Year

Conservationist of the Year Dave Pace
This year’s honorees have influenced conservation at the local, state, national and international levels. More

Cape Girardeau Nature Center offers program on "orphaned" wildlife

Whitetail fawn eating
Disturbing or removing baby animals almost certainly means they will not survive. More

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. More