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NOTICE: In-Person Events Limited Due to COVID

In-person MDC events and programs at our nature centers, shooting ranges, and other locations around the state are limited due to COVID-19 considerations. MDC is offering new online programs that allow people to attend virtually. Please check our class listings to see what classes are limited, in-person classes or virtual classes.

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Register by July 10

Date: Monday, July 13, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: August A Busch Shooting Range

Please Join us for an online Handgun Basic Care and Cleaning program. One of the most important aspects of having a handgun is making sure your firearm is maintained and in good working condition. We will discuss the supplies and equipment needed to properly maintain your handgun. We will also demonstrate some of the basic procedures of handgun maintenance. Please provide an email address and a link to the training will be sent prior to the program time.

Register by July 13

Date: Tuesday, July 14, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: August A Busch Shooting Range

Please Join us for an online Shotgun Basic Care and Cleaning program. One of the most important aspects of having a shotgun is making sure your shotgun is maintained and in good working condition. We will discuss the supplies and equipment needed to properly maintain your shotgun. We will also demonstrate some of the basic procedures of shotgun maintenance. Please provide an email address and a link to the training will be sent prior to the program time.

Register by July 17

Date: Monday, July 20, 2020 - 6:00pm to 6:45pm

Location: Powder Valley Conservation Nature Center

This virtual program will provide an opportunity to learn and ask questions about the following: What lakes are part of the urban fishing program, how to find out when and how many fish were stocked, where you can borrow fishing equipment, if you need a fishing permit. A e-mail will be sent out to all registered participants a few days before the program with the link to join in virtually.

Register by July 17

Date: Monday, July 20, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: August A Busch Shooting Range

Please Join us for an online Rifle Basic Care and Cleaning program. One of the most important aspects of having a rifle is making sure your rifle is maintained and in good working condition. We will discuss the supplies and equipment needed to properly maintain your rifle. We will also demonstrate some of the basic procedures of rifle maintenance. Please provide an email address and a link to the training will be sent prior to the program time.

Register by July 27

Date: Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: Jay Henges Shooting Range

Whether you're just getting into hunting, considering shooting sports, or are simply curious about how to load a firearm, this is the class for you! We'll cover how to properly load and unload various handguns, rifles, and shotguns, including semi-automatics, revolvers, a bolt action, and more. We'll also touch on the difference between magazines and clips as well as the main parts of a firearm. At the end there will be a Q&A, so be sure to stick around and submit your questions.

As always, stay safe and enjoy the outdoors!

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