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Date: Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 1:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: George O. White Nursery

This event will be an actual squirrel hunt using dogs to locate and tree. We will cover safety, biology, habits, equipment, skinning and game care, and learn about squirrel dog history and techniques concerning hunting squirrels with dogs. Come prepared to walk cross-country through the fall woods. Bring snacks and water if desired. Firearms will be provided and handled by MDC personnel.

Register by October 19

Date: Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 5:00pm to 10:00pm

Location: Twin Pines Conservation Education Center

This is a unique opportunity to learn about a time-honored tradition on the Current River. Staff from the Missouri Department of Conservation will provide an opportunity for visitors to try their hand at gigging. National Park Service Rangers will host a storytelling session around a bonfire on the gravel bar during the event. Limit of 20. Reservations are required. NOTE: This program is not held at Twin Pines Conservation Education Center. This clinic will be held at Round Springs lower landing. If you have any questions, please call 573-325-1381.,

Register by October 24

Date: Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 10:30am to 7:00pm

Location: Twin Pines Conservation Education Center

See Barred, Great Horned and Screech owls from the Dickerson Park Zoo as you explore the myths and superstitions that have developed regarding this traditional seasonal icon. The 10:30 AM and 12:30 PM programs are for schools and the 6:00 PM program is for the general public. This program is for all age groups and reservations are required. For further information, call 573-325-1381.

Register by November 12

Date: Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 10:30am to 6:30pm

Location: Twin Pines Conservation Education Center

Fire protects Missouri prairies. Learn how it does its job and create a quilt block based on that theme. By attending all twelve of the monthly programs, you will be able to complete an entire “prairie- based” quilt. The first session runs from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm and the second session runs from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm. This program is designed for ages 16 and up. Attendees under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian present. Class size limit of 15. Reservations are required. Reservations can be made by calling 888-283-0364 or on-line at www.mdc.mo.gov\twinpines. For further information, call Twin Pines CEC at 573-325-1381.

Register by November 21

Date: Saturday, November 24, 2018 - 10:30am to 12:00pm

Location: Twin Pines Conservation Education Center

Make holiday treasures for your family or one-of-a-kind handmade gifts for the holidays from the abundance of natural objects this season has to offer. The Twin Pines staff will show you how to use items such as twigs, pine needles, acorns, buckeyes and seed pods to create wreath, reindeer and miniature tree ornaments. Designed for ages 12 and up, this program has a class limit of 20. Reservations are required. For further information, call 573-325-1381. Reservations can be made on line at www.mdc.mo.gov\twinpines or by calling 888-283-0364.

Register by November 21

Date: Saturday, November 24, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Location: Twin Pines Conservation Education Center

Make holiday treasures for your family or one-of-a-kind handmade gifts for the holidays from the abundance of natural objects this season has to offer. The Twin Pines staff will show you how to use items such as twigs, pine needles, acorns, buckeyes and seed pods to create wreath, reindeer and miniature tree ornaments. Designed for ages 12 and up, this program has a class limit of 20. Reservations are required. For further information, call 573-325-1381. Reservations can be made on line at www.mdc.mo.gov\twinpines or by calling 888-283-0364.

Register by December 4

Date: Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 10:30am to 12:00pm

Location: Twin Pines Conservation Education Center

Nature’s prairies are a feast for the eyes. Join the Twin Pines staff and learn about the variety of plants that decorate these native grasslands while you create a quilt block based on the blazing star. This session is the third in a series of programs on Missouri prairies that is designed to provide the participant with “prairie” themed blocks for a quilt. This program is for ages 16 and up. Under 18 must have a parent or guardian present. Reservations are required. Reservations can be made on-line at www.mdc.mo.gov\twinpines or by calling 888-283-0364. For further information call 573-325-1381.

Register by December 4

Date: Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Location: Twin Pines Conservation Education Center

Nature’s prairies are a feast for the eyes. Join the Twin Pines staff and learn about the variety of plants that decorate these native grasslands while you create a quilt block based on the blazing star. This session is the third in a series of programs on Missouri prairies that is designed to provide the participant with “prairie” themed blocks for a quilt. This program is for ages 16 and up. Under 18 must have a parent or guardian present. Reservations are required. Reservations can be made on-line at www.mdc.mo.gov\twinpines or by calling 888-283-0364. For further information call 573-325-1381.

Register by December 11

Date: Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 10:30am to 12:00pm

Location: Twin Pines Conservation Education Center

Nature knows no limits in providing materials to make “Nature Creations.” Using honeysuckle, grape vine, Virginia creeper and pine cones (just to name a few), the Twin Pines staff will help you learn how to construct a holiday wreath. This program is designed for ages 4 and up. Under 18 must have a parent or guardian present. Reservations are required. Reservations can be made on-line at www.mdc.mo.gov\twinpines or by calling 888-283-0364. For further information call 573-325-1381.

Register by December 11

Date: Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Location: Twin Pines Conservation Education Center

Nature knows no limits in providing materials to make “Nature Creations.” Using honeysuckle, grape vine, Virginia creeper and pine cones (just to name a few), the Twin Pines staff will help you learn how to construct a holiday wreath. This program is designed for ages 4 and up. Under 18 must have a parent or guardian present. Reservations are required. Reservations can be made on-line at www.mdc.mo.gov\twinpines or by calling 888-283-0364. For further information call 573-325-1381.

Register by December 11

Date: Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Location: Twin Pines Conservation Education Center

Nature knows no limits in providing materials to make “Nature Creations.” Using honeysuckle, grape vine, Virginia creeper and pine cones (just to name a few), the Twin Pines staff will help you learn how to construct a holiday wreath. This program is designed for ages 4 and up. Under 18 must have a parent or guardian present. Reservations are required. Reservations can be made on-line at www.mdc.mo.gov\twinpines or by calling 888-283-0364. For further information call 573-325-1381.

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