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Date: Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: August A Busch Conservation Area

MDC, in partnership with Recreation Council of Greater St Louis, is offering a wheelchair, bike, scooter, cycle, wagon ride on the Busch Greenway in St. Charles county. This event is tailored for people who have disabilities, their family, friends and anyone interested in taking a leisurely ride; those wishing to walk are also welcome. Participants may ride as much or little as you choose along the paved, partly shaded approximately 1 mile trail. Those wishing for more time on the trail can continue onto the KATY Trail. All participants must have working equipment, bike riders will need a helmet and needed. Gas powered units may not be used. It is strongly recommended participants bring water and bug spray; also note there are not working restrooms so plan accordingly

Directions to Greenway:
From Highway 64/40 south Highway 94. Turn left immediately after the stoplight onto the Research Park Drive (commuter parking lot). Continue past the lot for approximately 1 mile to Duckett Creek Sanitary District (not stop sign), go left and follow bike trail to parking lot. Volunteers will assist unloading bicycles / cycles, etc from cars

Register by August 30

Date: Saturday, August 31, 2019 - 9:30am to 12:00pm

Location: August A Busch Conservation Area

Join us on this treasure hunt for creatures with 2 pairs of wings and discover their secret lives, why they are important, and how to classify them in order to help identify them. We will meet at the pavilion by the Visitor Center to start with an introductory discussion. We will then drive our cars to a couple of different locations to observe damselflies and dragonflies. Dress for the weather. We will be walking on uneven terrain by lakes. Make sure you bring sunblock, bug spray, and a water bottle, (sunglasses, hat with brim, and binoculars optional).

Date: Tuesday, September 17, 2019 - 9:00am to Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 12:00pm

Location: August A Busch Conservation Area

Monarchs are migrating through our area! Drop in between 9am-12pm and become a citizen scientist. Learn about Monarch ID, behavior, proper netting techniques, and hopefully, tag a few in an effort to track their Southern flight.

***We will meet in the garden in front of the Weldon Spring Interpretive Center 7295 Highway 94 South, St. Charles, MO 63304***

Date: Saturday, September 21, 2019 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

Location: August A Busch Conservation Area

Come and learn about the poisonous and venomous plant and animals found in the State of Missouri. We will discuss snakes, spiders, bees, wasps, hornets, scorpions, mushrooms, and everybody’s favorite, poison ivy. There will even be live examples of venomous animals found around in our state.

Register by September 27

Date: Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 8:30am to 12:30pm

Location: August A Busch Conservation Area

Kick off fall with a family fun filled morning discovering different ways to get outside! Enjoy activities like archery, basic camping skills, and constructing a craft to take home. Please bring a water bottle, bug spray, and sunscreen.

**Please also note that archery does require participants to be 9 years or older.**

Register by September 27

Date: Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: August A Busch Conservation Area

Discover the beauty of one of Missouri’s Natural Areas on a 3 mile hike through LaBarque Creek. We will hike from the area’s namesake creek to the highest point to see what this stunning area has to offer. This hike is rated as moderate to difficult due to elevation change.

***This program meets at LaBarque Creek Conservation Area***

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