In order to reduce erosion and wildlife burrowing, the new levees will have 10:1 slopes instead of 3:1 slopes. Because these new levees will be broader and shallower than existing levees, floodwaters will be less likely to cause erosion during major flood events.
A new children’s indoor play area with larger-than-life critters was added in time for Burr Oak Woods Nature Center’s 30th anniversary in October. Rilee Harris, 4, of Blue Springs enjoyed the area during her recent visit.
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.
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