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Register by March 20

Date: Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 8:00am to 1:00pm

Location: UCM Shooting Range

Activities will include Shotgun Patterning, Crossbow, Hunting Techniques , and Fishing. Participants in the clinic are also eligible to participate in a mentored hunt during youth weekend ( limited availability) Registering for the clinic does not automatically register you for the hunt! After registering for the clinic contact Scott Brandt @ 660-238-2994 to check availability and register for the Hunt.

Register by March 23

Date: Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 8:30am to 3:00pm

Location: Cuivre River State Park

This workshop will include a 3 hour classroom session on prescribed fire methods, equipment, safety, and planning considerations. Weather permitting, a demonstration burn will be conducted afterwards. Lunch will be provided. Come prepared to participate on the burn. Attendees should bring field clothing (cotton or wool; no synthetics), leather boots and gloves, to wear for the demonstration burn. For more information, contact MDC Private Land Conservationist Jeff Esely (636-528-4877 x3).

Register by March 28

Date: Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 9:00am to 9:30am

Location: Cape Girardeau Nature Center

Celebrate spring by learning about our bluebird of happiness! These pretty little birds are very busy this time of year raising a family. Through interactive play we will discover what it takes to be a bluebird parent.

Register by March 28

Date: Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 9:00am to 2:00pm

Location: Cape Girardeau Nature Center

Who needs a motor? Kayaks offer a peaceful, relaxing way to fish small lakes. Learn how to paddle a kayak, and the finer points of fishing from one. Kayaks will be provided, and fishing rods and other tackle can be if desired. All participants are required to show proof of a current fishing permit. During this program we will practice catch and release fishing only. Meet at the nature center and bring weather appropriate clothing, water bottle, and a sack lunch.

Register by March 25

Date: Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: Twin Pines Conservation Education Center

Enjoy the accomplishment of making things for your home and decorating with all things rustic?
Join Twin Pines volunteer, Linda Strauch and make a stool using common Ozark caning and weaving techniques. With the materials provided, you will not only have a unique piece but a practical one. This program is designed for ages 16 and up. Under 18 must have a parent or guardian present. Class size limit of 10. Reservations are required. For further information, call 573-325-1381.

Register by March 27

Date: Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 9:00am to 11:00am

Location: Rockwoods Reservation

Ages 18 and up
Naturally resilient Missouri native plants are great for home landscaping. They solve common gardening problems and attract a variety of wildlife. Many of them are extremely important to ensure pollinators, like the Monarch Butterfly, survive. Come and learn about what natives might work best in your gardens. We’ll even get you started with some native seedlings to take home with you, just in time for spring planting.

Register by March 26

Date: Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 9:00am to 11:30am

Location: Lake City Shooting Range

Patterning your shotgun is a very important part of hunting that is overlooked by many hunters. We will discuss the principles of how to use different ammunition and chokes to achieve the most effective pattern for your shotgun.

Register by March 26

Date: Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 9:30am to 11:30am

Location: Southwest Regional Office

Learn about simple techniques for developing a native garden in your yard. Handouts will be provided.

Register by March 28

Date: Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 10:00am to 10:30am

Location: Cape Girardeau Nature Center

Celebrate spring by learning about our bluebird of happiness! These pretty little birds are very busy this time of year raising a family. Through interactive play we will discover what it takes to be a bluebird parent.

Date: Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Location: Shepherd of the Hills Conservation Center

What is that noise in the leaves? Could it be a snake? Learn why snakes make great neighbors. There will be opportunities to see and touch live snakes, including our famous two-headed snake Tiger-Lily!

Date: Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

Location: Runge Conservation Nature Center

Visit our annual plant sale, held in partnership with the Grow Native! program of the Missouri Prairie Foundation. Shop native plant and natural art vendors, view demonstrations and displays, even make your own biodegradable plant pot to take home!
10a-2p Ann Grotjan - potter & sculpter demonstrations
1p-2p Lloyd Grotjan - musician & photographer displays

Date: Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Location: Burr Oak Woods Conservation Nature Center

Walk-in (ages 2+)
Join us for story hour as we lead you on fantastic nature adventures! We will meet birds, mammals and all sorts of magnificent creatures! We will cross rivers, discover mysteries within the forest and fly across the prairies. Our imaginations are the only limits.

Register by March 26

Date: Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: Burr Oak Woods Conservation Nature Center

Registration required for each attending (all ages)
Butterflies are important and amazing creatures in the web of life. Enjoy an indoor obstacle course and craft as you learn about a butterflies’ life cycle and the cool species that call Missouri home. First 12 families that arrive for each session will receive a free live plant.

Register by March 27

Date: Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm

Location: August A Busch Conservation Area

Naturally resilient Missouri native plants are great for home landscaping, solve common gardening problems, and attract a variety of wildlife. Come and learn about what natives might work best in your gardens. We’ll even get you started with some seedlings to take home in time for spring planting.

Register by March 26

Date: Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: Burr Oak Woods Conservation Nature Center

Registration required for each attending (all ages)
Butterflies are important and amazing creatures in the web of life. Enjoy an indoor obstacle course and craft as you learn about a butterflies’ life cycle and the cool species that call Missouri home. First 12 families that arrive for each session will receive a free live plant.

Register by March 28

Date: Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: Cape Girardeau Nature Center

Be right on target! Try your hand at archery and experience a fun way to enjoy the outdoors. All archery equipment will be provided. Adult supervision is required for ages 9-17.

Register by March 27

Date: Sunday, March 29, 2020 - 9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: Columbia Bottom Conservation Area

Grab your binoculars or camera and join us for our most popular hike of the year! Chances are high for spotting eagles, pelicans, swans, and more. We will walk about 3.5 miles; most of the surface is level, but crosses areas of heavy rock and riprap. (Not suitable for young children)

******* Meet at Dresser Island parking lot off Highway 94 near West Alton in St. Charles County.*******

Register by March 31

Date: Monday, March 30, 2020 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: Forest Park Hatchery

(Ages 7 & up)
Reservations begin March 1
Who is a predator and who is a prey? Explore the relationships between different consumers and learn what makes them behave in this way. Participate in an animal skull activity and follow a scent trail in this fun program!

Register by March 29

Date: Monday, March 30, 2020 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: August A Busch Shooting Range

This program will introduce turkey hunting techniques and calling tips for beginners as well as advanced instruction for turkey hunting. We will cover habitat, safety, firearms, different calls, when to call, how often to call, and different types of equipment used to help you have a successful hunt.

Register by March 30

Date: Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: Jay Henges Shooting Range

Introduction to 5-Stand/Sporting Clays
March 31 • Tuesday • 6pm – 8pm
(Ages 11 and up, ages 11-16 must be accompanied by an adult)
Reservations begin March 17
This is an introductory course on how to shoot 5-stand. The program will start in the classroom where you will learn safety, stance, etiquette, and technique. Afterwards the program will proceed to live fire on the 5-stand course. Firearms, ammunition, and safety equipment will be provided.

Register by March 29

Date: Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: Bass Pro Shop

Register by April 2

Date: Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: Cape Girardeau Nature Center

Create a unique wearable work of art while using a deer shed to make a set of dangle earrings, post earrings, or a necklace pendant. Join us as we examine deer antlers and shed hunting as you craft your jewelry. This will be a hands-on class during which participants will make their own jewelry.

Register by March 20

Date: Friday, April 3, 2020 - 1:00pm to Saturday, April 4, 2020 - 5:00pm

Location: United Sportsmen's Club

All those who register must submit a letter describing why you wish to participate in the hunt and whether or not you have ever hunted before. You will be notified whether you've been selected late March. Up to 20 hunters will be selected.

Submit your letter to:
John Burk
7152 Tomahawk Lane
Steedman, MO 65077
or by email
jburk@nwtf.net

Deadline March 20, 2020

Register by April 3

Date: Saturday, April 4, 2020 - 9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: MDC Northeast Regional Office

Spring has spring has sprung! Get ready for a fun filled summer of fly fishing by learning how to tie your own flies! Learn what you need to get started, tie a few flies and keep the ones you tie! All equipment will be provided. Feel free to bring your own snacks or lunch as it is not being provided. All participants under 15 years old must be accompanied by an adult. The workshop will be held the Kirksville Regional Office: 3500 S Baltimore Kirksville, MO 63501 from 9:00am to 1:00om

Register by April 4

Date: Saturday, April 4, 2020 - 9:30am to 11:00am

Location: Powder Valley Conservation Nature Center

(Ages 6 and up) Missouri is “just ducky!” The state’s lakes, rivers, ponds, streams and marshes are full of ducks to observe and enjoy. Do ducks migrate? Where are they in the food chain? How do different ducks live? Some ducks “dabble” around near the shore, but others dive deep underwater to find food. Want to learn more? Let’s get down and “ducky” today!
Please register only children or adults coming for themselves, not those bringing children. For help with registration, please call 314-301-1500.

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