Events

Enter part of the location name (e.g., "Runge Conservation Nature Center")

Date: Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: MDC Northeast Regional Office

What actually makes owls so special? Using the latest technology, we can take a brand-new look at owls in more detail than ever. Join us to learn more about these fascinating creatures. Documentary is approximately 1 hour in length. Documentary will be followed by dissecting owl pellets. You are welcome to bring a pillow/blanket to lay on the floor. Snacks & drinks are also welcome (please avoid sticky snacks and drinks that may stain the carpet).

Register by February 20

Date: Friday, February 22, 2019 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm

Location: USDA Service Center - Paris

Prescribed fire can be a very useful tool for management of existing vegetation (CRP and non-CRP). Learn how to safely use prescribed fire to meet the objectives/goals for your property.

Register by February 22

Date: Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: Army Corps of Engineers Visitors Cent.-Long Branch

If you have ever wanted to learn about tying flies but never had the opportunity, now is your chance! Join the Missouri Department of Conservation for a fun filled morning learning the basics of tying flies. Three flies will be tied and more if time allows! All supplies will be provided, except reading glasses. Please bring those if needed. The hooks can get awful small! Registration is required. Anyone 15 years of age or younger must be accompanied by an adult. Please look for the Discover Nature signage when entering the parking lot.

Date: Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Location: MDC Northeast Regional Office

Join us to learn about the different snakes that call Missouri home, how to identify them and which are dangerous. We will have several snakes on display.

Register by March 1

Date: Saturday, March 2, 2019 - 9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: MDC Northeast Regional Office

If you have ever wanted to learn about tying flies but never had the opportunity, now is your chance! Join the Missouri Department of Conservation for a fun filled morning learning the basics of tying flies. Three flies will be tied and more if time allows! All supplies will be provided, except reading glasses. Please bring those if needed. The hooks can get awful small! Registration is required. Anyone 15 years of age or younger must be accompanied by an adult. Please look for the Discover Nature signage when entering the parking lot.

Register by March 15

Date: Saturday, March 16, 2019 - 9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: Mark Twain Lake - M.W. Boudreaux Memorial Visitor

If you have ever wanted to learn about tying flies but never had the opportunity, now is your chance! Join the Missouri Department of Conservation for a fun filled morning learning the basics of tying flies. Three flies will be tied and more if time allows! All supplies will be provided, except reading glasses. Please bring those if needed. The hooks can get awful small! Registration is required. Anyone 15 years of age or younger must be accompanied by an adult. Please look for the Discover Nature signage when entering the parking lot.

Register by March 15

Date: Saturday, March 16, 2019 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

Location: USDA - Macon

Weather permitting, we will do a burn. Please dress appropriately. Sturdy boots, cotton clothing, long sleeves, and gloves.

Register by April 4

Date: Monday, April 8, 2019 - 6:00pm to Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 9:00pm

Location: MDC Northeast Regional Office

Stay in Touch with MDC

Stay in Touch with MDC news, newsletters, events, and manage your subscription

Sign up

Our Magazines

Conservationist Magazine

Our monthly publication about conservation in Missouri--free to all residents.

squirrel in snow

Xplor Magazine for kids

Xplor helps kids find adventure in their own backyard. Free to residents of Missouri.

skunk