MDC hosts Discover Nature field day for KC Boys & Girls Clubs

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Kansas City
Jun 29, 2012

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Dozens of kids from Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City enjoyed paddles, nets, critters, fish and fun June 27-29 when they visited the Missouri Department of Conservation's (MDC) James A. Reed Memorial Wildlife Area near Lee’s Summit for a Discover Nature Field Day. The youths participated in various activities to learn outdoor skills such as fishing, canoeing, identifying bugs and learning about mammals and snakes. MDC Outreach and Education staff organized and hosted the event with help from volunteers such as members of Missouri Master Naturalist chapters.

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Discover Nature canoeing at James A. Reed
Discover Nature canoeing at James A. Reed

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Discover Nature program at James A. Reed
Discover Nature program at James A. Reed

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