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Holiday Greeting from MDC!

Dec 15, 2010

MDC logo modified for holidays with red bows

If you can spare a minute and a half for some holiday inspiration, check out this video from the Missouri Department of Conservation:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SmSP_2Ycu9M

Feel free to share with others who appreciate the season’s beauty of Missouri’s outdoors.

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