Notice: In-Person Events Cancelled

In-person MDC events and programs at our nature centers, shooting ranges, and other locations around the state have been cancelled until June 30 to help protect the public amid ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns. The cancellations are effective immediately and include scheduled hunter education classes, nature center programs and events, shooting range programs and events, and landowner workshops.

MDC will be offering online programs that allow people to attend virtually. The online programs will be listed when they become available.

Please contact the specific MDC location for more information.

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Register by June 17

Date: Thursday, June 18, 2020 - 10:00am to 10:30am

Location: Runge Conservation Nature Center

** A link to the virtual program will be sent via email 24 hours prior to the scheduled start time. **

Why do snakes stick out their tongues? How tough is a turtle’s shell? Slither in to a naturalist-led program that will include activities, presentation slides, and live animals! We will dispel fear and make connections as we learn Missouri reptiles aren’t scary, they are unique, and have important jobs! There will be a live Q&A session following the program. Program content is designed for ages 5-12 but all ages are welcome to attend.

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