Events

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Date: Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 9:00am to 10:30am

Location: Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center

Walk-in (all ages) Start your weekend feeling refreshed and inspired. Nature provides so many ways to rejuvenate yourself. We will start with 60 minutes of yoga lead by Nella Yoga instructors, followed by a naturalist lead walk through the gardens to experience the birds and native plants that call the Discovery Center home. Participants should meet at the shelter on the south side of the Discovery Center.

Date: Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Location: Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center

Walk-in (ages 3-8: all welcome) Join volunteer naturalists for a fantastic journey through forests, streams and other magical places as they read select books. Children will participate in a hands-on nature activity.

Date: Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Location: Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center

Walk-in (ages 3-8: all welcome) Join volunteer naturalists for a fantastic journey through forests, streams and other magical places as they read select books. Children will participate in a hands-on nature activity.

Date: Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center

Walk-in (ages 3-8: all welcome) Join volunteer naturalists for a fantastic journey through forests, streams and other magical places as they read select books. Children will participate in a hands-on nature activity.

Date: Saturday, September 1, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Location: Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center

Walk-in (ages 3-8; all welcome) Join volunteer naturalists for a fantastic journey through forests, streams and other magical places as they read select books. Children will participate in a hands-on nature activity.

Date: Saturday, September 1, 2018 - 10:00am to 2:30pm

Location: Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center

Walk-in (all ages) Humans have been fascinated with the arrival and departure of beautiful birds for thousands of years. Come learn how to identify the most common migrating birds in our area. We'll explore the Great Missouri Birding Trail and the opportunities for birding close to the city. Learn to use binoculars and a field guide as we take a birding hike on our trails.

Date: Saturday, September 1, 2018 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Location: Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center

Walk-in (ages 3-8; all welcome) Join volunteer naturalists for a fantastic journey through forests, streams and other magical places as they read select books. Children will participate in a hands-on nature activity.

Date: Saturday, September 1, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center

Walk-in (ages 3-8; all welcome) Join volunteer naturalists for a fantastic journey through forests, streams and other magical places as they read select books. Children will participate in a hands-on nature activity.

Date: Saturday, September 15, 2018 - 9:30am to 2:30pm

Location: Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center

Walk-in (all ages) The monarch is without a doubt one of the most remarkable insects we have the opportunity to enjoy in Missouri. Discover the majesty of this butterfly through various hands on activities that will leave you in a state of "Monarch Mania." There will be monarchs to tag and release, milkweed giveaways and much more for all ages. Join the mania at this annual event and learn how you can help the population of the monarch butterfly.

Date: Saturday, September 15, 2018 - 9:30am to 2:30pm

Location: Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center

Walk-in (all ages) Missouri Prairie Foundation will be on site for Monarch Mania to offer a native plant sale providing a variety of native seeds, flowers, grasses, shrubs and trees to purchase. If you wish to preorder your choices for pickup on the 15th, visit https://moprairie.org for specific vendor information. A percentage of proceeds from plants sales will benefit prairie conservation in Missouri.

Date: Saturday, September 15, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Location: Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center

Walk-in (ages 3-8; all welcome) Join volunteer naturalists for a fantastic journey through forests, streams and other magical places as they read select books. Children will participate in a hands-on nature activity.

Date: Saturday, September 15, 2018 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Location: Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center

Walk-in (ages 3-8; all welcome) Join volunteer naturalists for a fantastic journey through forests, streams and other magical places as they read select books. Children will participate in a hands-on nature activity.

Date: Saturday, September 15, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center

Walk-in (ages 3-8; all welcome) Join volunteer naturalists for a fantastic journey through forests, streams and other magical places as they read select books. Children will participate in a hands-on nature activity.

Register by September 14

Date: Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Location: Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center

A $20.00 REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT IS REQUIRED FOR THIS CLASS AND REGISTRATION IS NOT COMPLETE UNLESS WE RECEIVE THE DEPOSIT WITHIN ONE WEEK OF REGISTRATION.
Registration required began on August 15 (adults) Bushytails, bass and bluegill will be on the menu with dishes being prepared by Chef Jasper Mirabile of "Jasper's Ristorante" and Chef Brett Atkinson of "Wilma's Real Good Food." Learn how to skin a squirrel and fillet a fish to take advantage of some of the most common game in Missouri. Registration is not complete until we receive your $20.00 refundable deposit.
Deposits should be made out to MISSOURI CONSERVATION HERITAGE FOUNDATION. Please deliver them to the Discovery Center at 4750 Troost, Kansas City, MO 64110. You will receive an e-mail from the instructor confirming your reservation within two working days of receiving your deposit.

Date: Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center

Walk-in (all ages) Enjoy an evening of great art with this reception of 'Plein Air' paintings of the Brush Creek area followed by an awards ceremony for the artists.

Date: Saturday, October 6, 2018 - 10:00am to 2:30pm

Location: Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center

Walk-in (all ages) Frosty mornings are here and the forest is full of fall bounty. Come sample our harvest table of wild fruits and nuts including pawpaws, persimmons, wild grapes, hickory nuts, chestnuts and so much more.

Date: Saturday, October 6, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Location: Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center

Walk-in (ages 3-8; all welcome) Join volunteer naturalists for a fantastic journey through forests, streams and other magical places as they read select books. Children will participate in a hands-on nature activity.

Date: Saturday, October 6, 2018 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Location: Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center

Walk-in (ages 3-8; all welcome) Join volunteer naturalists for a fantastic journey through forests, streams and other magical places as they read select books. Children will participate in a hands-on nature activity.

Date: Saturday, October 6, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center

Walk-in (ages 3-8; all welcome) Join volunteer naturalists for a fantastic journey through forests, streams and other magical places as they read select books. Children will participate in a hands-on nature activity.

Date: Friday, October 19, 2018 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center

Walk-in (all ages) HOWLoween is back and we want you to join the fun! Discovering nature's creepy creatures is just part of the nighttime fun. Take a hike on the Wild Side Walk to get up close with some of Missouri's nocturnal wildlife. Kids will have a howling good time exploring nature stations like Track or Treat, the Bone Yard, the Bat Cave and much more. It will be a howling fun, free and unforgettable event for the entire family.

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