Photo of great blue heron
Great blue herons are often seen standing in shallow water, stalking fish and frogs.

Enjoy a Day with Wildlife at Eagle Bluffs on May 15

News from the region

Apr 22, 2011

COLUMBIA Mo – Discover Nature at the Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) “Day with Wildlife” on Sunday, May 15, from 1-5 p.m. at Eagle Bluffs Conservation Area southwest of Columbia. The event is free and open to everyone.

A Day with Wildlife will include a chance to see birds of prey, snakes, turtles, fish and wetland birds. Attendees can also try bowfishing and take a shot at clay birds. Learn about bears. See a sawmill in action. Watch how MDC staff use rocket nets to capture wildlife. Take a drive around a wetland. Bring binoculars and cameras. Bring fishing poles and permits to cast a line.

Eagle Bluffs is located six miles southwest of Columbia on Route K. Travel south on Providence Road past the village of McBaine and continue across Perche Creek turning left on Star School Road. For more information on Eagle Bluffs, visit

For more information on a Day with Wildlife, call 573-884-6861.

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