March 2012

Cape Nature Center hosts pond management workshop

Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center
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Discover nature with Wetlands for Kids Day

Bullfrog
Discover the wonders of wetlands at Busch Memorial Conservation Area on Saturday, April 7, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. More

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

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 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

MDC cosponsors St. Louis conference on connecting kids with nature

kids and creeks
Conference for educators, youth leaders and parents will focus on "Nature Deficit Disorder" and providing outdoor experiences that reconnect children with nature. 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