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Dirt Pan Construction

Photo of dirt pan construction at Duck Creek CA.
Wetland topography generally doesn’t change more than 3 feet. However, the location of levees across that three feet of relief directly affects which areas can be flooded and by how much. With dirt pan construction, we are restoring the topography so we can better manage wetland habitat in Duck Creek Units A and B. More

Discover Nature Field Day with Snake at Reed Wildlife Area

Discover Nature Field Day with Snake at Reed Wildlife Area
Myla Johnson, 6, was curious about harmless snakes and their role in nature at the Discover Nature Field Day on June 25 at MDC's James A. Reed Memorial Wildlife Area in Lee’s Summit. Holding the snake is volunteer Christine Kline of Pleasant Hill, who is an organizer of the Wings Over Weston birding event. More

Discovery Center

Discovery Center
MDC's Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center in Kansas City is celebrating its 10-year anniversary in 2012. More

Discovery Center Youth

Discovery Center Youth
Kids of all ages can discover nature through a variety of activities and programs at MDC's Anita B. Gorman Discovery Center in Kansas City. More

Distribution Slough

Restored wetland topography
Restoring the topography and several sloughs will not only benefit the depth and distribution of flooded habitat, it will also help us move water to these locations. Instead of flooding the area around blinds 15 and 16 too deep to push it over to blinds 13 and 8, we will use one of the restored sloughs as a distribution channel to move water from one part of the area to another. This photo shows the broad levee and the shallow slough that will pull double duty as it provides aquatic habitat and distributes the water in the renovated Unit A. More