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Register by August 15

Date: Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

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Lesson 2: August 15th
Lesson 1 on August 13th must be taken before any of the other Discover Nature Fishing lessons 2-4.
Participants will learn intermediate fishing techniques and skills as well as hands-on fishing. Participants will be taught how to tie an improved clinch knot and how to properly secure a variety of baits to various types of hooks. All fishing gear will be provided by the instructors. Please wear clothing and close-toed shoes suitable for outdoor and water activities. It is recommended that participants bring sunglasses, a water bottle, and sunscreen.
This class is for children ages 6 years old and up. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
After participants have completed and participated in all four sessions, they will receive a bass pro gift card (children and parents that participated), and the kids will also receive a brand new, all set up fishing pole!

Date: Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

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One of the most distinctive moths, the luna, is the eighth block in the Flying Jewels series. The semi-annual quilt show display continues in the Runge lobby through August. Take a look at the beautiful creations by the participants for the past two years.

Register by August 16

Date: Friday, August 16, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am

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Young hummingbirds have much to learn about finding food! Fly in to learn more about what hummingbirds like to eat and where they find it.

Register by August 17

Date: Saturday, August 17, 2019 - 9:30am to 12:00pm

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Did you know Lewis & Clark reported elk in Missouri in 1804? MDC reintroduced elk into Missouri in 2011. Join us in learning more about the North American elk. We will do a two-card rotation and you will take home two cards with coordinating envelopes.

Register by August 17

Date: Saturday, August 17, 2019 - 1:00pm to 3:30pm

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Did you know Lewis & Clark reported elk in Missouri in 1804? MDC reintroduced elk into Missouri in 2011. Join us in learning more about the North American elk. We will do a two-card rotation and you will take home two cards with coordinating envelopes.

Register by August 20

Date: Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

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Lesson 3: August 20th
Lesson 1 on August 13th must be taken before any of other Discover Nature Fishing lessons 2-4.
In this class, participants will learn basic biological concepts and functions specific to largemouth bass, bluegill, hybrid sunfish, channel catfish and rainbow trout as well as hands-on fishing. Participants will also learn the different components of fish anatomy and their functions. In addition, you will learn about various types of fish habitat and aquatic food webs. All fishing gear will be provided by the instructors. Please wear clothing and close-toed shoes suitable for outdoor and water activities. It is recommended that participants bring sunglasses, a water bottle, and sunscreen.
This class is for children ages 6 years old and up. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
After participants have completed and participated in all four sessions, they will receive a bass pro gift card (children and parents that participated), and the kids will also receive a brand new, all set up fishing pole!

Register by August 21

Date: Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 8:00am to 5:00pm

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Meet at the nature center and drive to Arrow Rock State Park in Saline County. Trail: Moderate, 5 miles.

Register by August 21

Date: Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am

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Young hummingbirds have much to learn about finding food! Fly in to learn more about what hummingbirds like to eat and where they find it.

Register by August 22

Date: Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am

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Young hummingbirds have much to learn about finding food! Fly in to learn more about what hummingbirds like to eat and where they find it.

Register by August 22

Date: Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

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Lesson 4: August 22nd
Lesson 1 on August 13th must be taken before any of the other Discover Nature Fishing lessons 2-4.
In this final lesson you will learn how to properly select a fishing lure based on desired fish species, weather and water conditions as well as hands-on fishing. In addition, participants will learn how to identify and understand fishing regulations. All fishing gear will be provided by the instructors. Please wear clothing and close-toed shoes suitable for outdoor and water activities. It is recommended that participants bring sunglasses, a water bottle, and sunscreen.
This class is for children ages 6 years old and up. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
After participants have completed and participated in all four sessions, they will receive a bass pro gift card (children and parents that participated), and the kids will also receive a brand new, all set up fishing pole!

Register by August 23

Date: Friday, August 23, 2019 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

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***Meet at the Binder Lake Tackle Shop across from the playground*** There's nothing like the freedom on the water 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 August 29

Date: Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

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Young hummingbirds have much to learn about finding food! Fly in to learn more about what hummingbirds like to eat and where they find it.

Register by August 31

Date: Saturday, August 31, 2019 - 8:00am to 5:00pm

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Meet at the nature center and drive to Onondaga Cave State Park in Crawford County. We will hike Deer Run trail in the morning and then cool down with a tour of beautiful Onondaga Cave (there will be a small fee for the cave tour). Bring your lunch, water, and bug repellent. Trail: Easy, 2.5 miles.

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