To find more events near you, call your regional office or visit mdc.mo.gov and choose your region.
Nov. 1 • Sunday • 2–3:30 p.m. Kansas City Region, Lake City Range, 28505 East Truman Road, Buckner, MO 64016 Registration required, call 816-249-3194 Ages 18 and older
This course continues where the Basic Pistol course ends. The topics of discussion include purchasing a firearm, legalities of owning a firearm, ammunition facts, and cleaning and storage. We also will work on your marksmanship skills on the range.
Nov. 7 • Saturday • 10–11:30 a.m. Ozark Region, Twin Pines Conservation Education Center, Rt. 1 Box 1998, Winona, MO 65588 Registration required, call 573-325-1381 Ages 7-12
Learn to clean and then cook the many game animals available in the fall using Dutch ovens
and other outdoor methods.
Nov. 12 • Thursday • 5–8 p.m. Southeast Region, Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center, 2289 County Park Drive, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701 No registration required, call 573-290-5218 for information All ages, families
In the past several years, Missouri has been fortunate to welcome elk back home. Stop by and learn more about these amazing ungulates and find out how our Missouri elk population is doing. Naturalist-led programs begin at 5:30 and 7 p.m. Youth and adult groups welcome.
Nov. 22 • Sunday • 2–3:30 p.m. Southwest Region, Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery and Conservation Center, 483 Hatchery Road, Branson, MO 65616 Reservation required, call 417-334-4865 Ages 5 and older, families
This is our annual woodworking workshop in which families get to make and take home their own wooden bird feeder. In addition to going step-by-step making the houses, you will also learn the best seed to attract birds and a few tips on discouraging squirrels. One feeder per family. Bring a hammer.
Nov. 27 • Friday • 10 A.M.–2 p.m. Central Region, Runge Conservation Nature Center, 330 Commerce Drive, Jefferson City, MO 65109 No registration required, call 573-526-5544 for more information All ages
Need a break from the squirrely, crazy shopping lines? Come to Runge! Get to know our Missouri squirrels: gray, fox, thirteen lined, and flying. We will have squirrel games, crafts, and exploratory stations. Don’t let the holiday season drive you nuts. Relax by the fire and allow nature to soothe you.
Nov. 28 • Saturay • 8–9:30 a.m. St. Louis Region, Jay Henges Shooting Range and Outdoor Education Center, 1100 Antire Road, High Ridge, MO 63049 Registration required, call 636-938-9548 ext. 0 or email Henges.Range@mdc.mo.gov Ages 9–15
Youth who have no experience shooting .22 caliber rimfire rifles are invited to participate in this session to learn the safe and proper techniques of shooting in a controlled environment. Firearms, ammunition, and safety equipment is provided. All youth must be accompanied by an adult.
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