Discover Nature Programs

Deepen your connections with nature and your family and friends. Offered through many MDC facilities and conservation areas, there's a Discover Nature program near you!

Discover Nature — Families Hunting Skills Workshop

Families will learn how to hunt, find new ways to spend time outdoors together, and scoring high-protein, low-fat meat for their dinner table.

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Charlie Nelson and granddaughters fishing

Discover Nature — Fishing

Missouri's fishing education program helps Missourians gain the skills and confidence to go fishing on their own. Advanced skills classes are also available.

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Discover Nature — Women

Don't let inexperience keep you from enjoying Missouri's great outdoors. Women 14 years and older can gain the skills and confidence to pursue outdoor activities alone or with friends and family. Find a Discover Nature Women workshop near you.

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2014 Discover Nature Photo Contest

Browse entry photos, find out how to add your own, and visit contest rules and winners.

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Kids in Nature Photo Contest Final Winners

Browse winners of our Kids in Nature Photo Contest, which is now closed.

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