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Notice: Events Cancelled

Most MDC events and programs at our nature centers, shooting ranges, and other locations around the state have been cancelled until April 15 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.

Please contact the specific MDC location for more information.

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Date: Thursday, April 16, 2020 - 10:30am to 12:00pm

Location: Runge Conservation Nature Center

What insects make their homes in caves and how do they contribute to nature's ecosystem? One insect, the herald moth finds caves a safe place to hibernate during the winter. This is our 4th quilt block subject. Quilt blocks this year are based on traditional quilt patterns and are less difficult to construct than in previous years.

Register by April 16

Date: Thursday, April 16, 2020 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: Runge Conservation Nature Center

Register by April 16

Date: Thursday, April 16, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: Runge Conservation Nature Center

Ants are amazing insects and they are found everywhere there is land - and food! We will watch ants move and work and discover how they talk and what they like to eat. Join us for some ANTics this month.
*Registration is required (ages 3-6)

Date: Thursday, April 16, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: Runge Conservation Nature Center

What insects make their homes in caves and how do they contribute to nature's ecosystem? One insect the Herald Moth finds caves a safe place to hibernate during the winter. This is our 4th quilt block subject. Quilt blocks this year are based on traditional quilt patterns and are less difficult to construct than in previous years.
**No registration required
(Ages: 18+)

Register by April 22

Date: Wednesday, April 22, 2020 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Location: Runge Conservation Nature Center

Ants are amazing insects and they are found everywhere there is land - and food! We will watch ants move and work and discover how they talk and what they like to eat. Join us for some ANTics this month.

Date: Friday, April 24, 2020 - 7:30am to 9:30am

Location: Runge Conservation Nature Center

Register by April 25

Date: Saturday, April 25, 2020 - 8:00am to 5:00pm

Location: Runge Conservation Nature Center

We will be hiking the Little Lost Creek Conservation Area. We will be looking (and listening) to spot Ruffed Grouse that have been reintroduced to the area this past year. Please wear appropriate footwear, and dres appropriately for all types of weather conditions, including rain. Bring your lunch, water and bug repellant.
*Registration Required (ages 18+)
*NOTE: Those wishing to meet us at the trailhead please call Runge a couple of days before the hike to find out the time and place to meet our group.
*Location: Southwest of Warrenton Warren County

Register by April 29

Date: Wednesday, April 29, 2020 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Location: Runge Conservation Nature Center

Ants are amazing insects and they are found everywhere there is land - and food! We will watch ants move and work and discover how they talk and what they like to eat. Join us for some ANTics this month.

Date: Thursday, April 30, 2020 - 7:30am to 9:30am

Location: Runge Conservation Nature Center

Register by April 30

Date: Thursday, April 30, 2020 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Location: Runge Conservation Nature Center

There's nothing like the freedom on the water that a kayak gives. If you've ever wanted to learn more about paddling a kayak come join us. This program will cover all the basics and get you water ready!

Register by July 14

Date: Tuesday, July 14, 2020 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm

Location: Callaway Electric Cooperative

This free pond workshop will provide landowners with information about building, managing and using a pond.

Register by July 14

Date: Wednesday, July 15, 2020 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm

Location: MDC Central Regional Office

This Pond Workshop is free and beneficial to any landowner who is building or managing a pond.

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