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.
August A. Busch Memorial Conservation Area in St. Charles is one of three Conservation Department locations to host an stl250 Cakeway to the West birthday cake sculpture. The cakes, placed at 250 landmark sites throughout the metro area, commemorate St. Louis' 250th birthday.
Shooting enthusiasts will be able to glimpse details of the new August A. Busch Shooting Range, which will begin construction in January 2015, during an informational open house on Aug. 28 from 5 p.m.-8 p.m. at the MDC St. Louis Regional Office.
Heavy rain Friday morning (Aug. 7) sent high water surging through the Missouri Department of Conservation's Busiek State Forest and Wildlife Area in Christian County. Damage caused by this flooding has forced the temporary closure of the Busiek Area's unstaffed shooting range.
The shooting range at the Missouri Department of Conservation's Busiek State Forest and Wildlife Area in Christian County has reopened to the public. On Aug. 7, flooding forced closure of the unstaffed facility for the second time this summer.
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