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Date: Saturday, June 1, 2024 8:00 am - Sunday, June 30, 2024 5:00 pm
Location: Springfield Conservation Nature Center
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Registration period: April 24 - June 25
Date: Tuesday, June 25, 2024 8:30 am - Tuesday, June 25, 2024 10:30 am
Location: Springfield Conservation Nature Center
Learn some identification tips and birding basics, including how to properly use binoculars. We’ll start with a short presentation in the classroom and then hit the trails to look for birds. Ages 7 to adult.
Registration period: April 15 - June 21
Date: Tuesday, June 25, 2024 9:00 am - Wednesday, June 26, 2024 4:00 pm
Location: Cape Girardeau Nature Center
Has your child ever uttered the statement, “I’m bored!”? Well, look no further! This two-day camp is full outdoor adventure fun and will be sure to cure them of their summer boredom. This year we'll be exploring the beautiful variety of habitats found in Missouri, and the animals that call these places home. Throughout the two days of camp, participants will explore Missouri’s habitats by foot, canoe, and jumping right in! A welcome email will be sent prior to the program with full details and a packing list. Snacks, safety, and all equipment are provided. Each child is only eligible for one Kids Camp session per year.
Registration period: May 1 - June 24
Date: Tuesday, June 25, 2024 6:00 pm - Tuesday, June 25, 2024 7:30 pm
Location: Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center
Registration required (adults) Grab your walking shoes and get outside with our urban hike through historic NE Kansas City. Covering roughly 2.5 miles, this moderately paced hike will utilize sidewalks to explore nature in this older neighborhood. During the hike we will discuss native & invasive plants, wildlife ID, hiking safety and other great urban hikes in KC. The instructor will e-mail the exact meeting location to participants the week prior to the hike. You will receive an e-mail from the instructor if weather conditions indicate a need to cancel the program. If accommodations are needed, please e-mail the instructor after registering and at least one week prior to the program.
Registration period: April 24 - June 26
Date: Wednesday, June 26, 2024 3:30 pm - Wednesday, June 26, 2024 4:30 pm
Location: Online only
A Missouri summer may be relaxing, but it’s hardly quiet! We’ll discuss who is singing during these summer months and learn about the animals around you. All ages. Registration required. Please include a valid email address when you register so we can send you a virtual program link. This program will not be recorded.
Registration period: April 1 - June 25
Date: Thursday, June 27, 2024 8:00 am - Friday, June 28, 2024 4:00 pm
Location: Cape Girardeau Nature Center
Has your teen ever uttered the statement, “I’m bored!”? Well, look no further! This two-day camp is full of outdoor adventure fun and will be sure to cure them of their summer boredom. This year we'll be celebrating the beautiful habitats of Missouri. Join us for two days of wild adventure as we experience different habitats. The goal for this camp is building adventure skills and natural know-how. A welcome email will be sent prior to the program with full details and a packing list. Snacks, safety, and all equipment are provided.
Date: Thursday, June 27, 2024 10:00 am - Thursday, June 27, 2024 11:00 am
Location: Springfield Conservation Nature Center
Join us for a guided hike as we learn about turtles and keep our eyes peeled for these shelled reptiles. All ages.
Date: Thursday, June 27, 2024 5:00 pm - Thursday, June 27, 2024 7:00 pm
Location: Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center
Registration required by visiting www.deeproots.org/get-involved (ages 15+) Experience how native gardens change and learn seasonal maintenance required for success. Feel empowered, enjoy camaraderie and learn skills alongside native gardening experts and enthusiasts! All experience levels are welcome. The Deep Roots Demonstration Garden features Midwest native plants suitable for the home garden. Contact cydney@deeprootskc.org for more information.
Registration period: May 21 - June 27
Date: Thursday, June 27, 2024 6:00 pm
Location: Twin Pines Conservation Education Center

This class is a 12-month program (June 2024-May 2025) that meets each month. You will learn simple, but beautiful embroidery techniques as we explore some of the most stunning and unique wildflowers native to Missouri.

By signing up, you are committing to attend all twelve of the monthly sessions so that you will be able to complete all 15 blocks for an entire quilt.

Registration period: April 24 - June 27
Date: Thursday, June 27, 2024 6:30 pm - Thursday, June 27, 2024 8:00 pm
Location: Springfield Conservation Nature Center
We will hit the trails and head down to the creek to see what’s happening in the water. Wear shoes that can get wet as we will be wading up to our knees to capture small creatures and have fun! ***Please note the changed time for this program.*** Conservation Kids is designed for kids ages 7-12 and their adult caregivers. Other aged siblings are welcome to attend as families will do activities together.