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Registration period: April 1 - May 28
Date: Wednesday, May 29, 2024 6:00 pm - Wednesday, May 29, 2024 7:30 pm
Location: Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center
Registration required (adults) Grab your walking shoes and get a jump on summer with an urban hike through historic Parkville, MO. Covering roughly 2.5 miles, this moderately paced and hilly hike will utilize sidewalks and a few short road segments to explore nature in the older neighborhood. During the hike we will discuss native & invasive plants, wildlife ID, hiking safety and other great urban hikes in KC. The hike will start and end at English Landing Park. The instructor will e-mail the exact meeting location to participants the week prior to the hike. You will receive an e-mail from the instructor if weather conditions indicate a need to cancel the program. If accommodations are needed, please e-mail the instructor after registering and at least one week prior to the program.
Date: Saturday, June 1, 2024 10:00 am - Saturday, June 1, 2024 11:00 am
Location: Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center
Walk-in (ages 3-6) Discovering the amazing natural world is as easy as opening a book! This volunteer naturalist led story program is ideal for preschool - kindergarten children and will take them on journeys to learn about wildlife, habitats and more. If accommodations are needed, please e-mail the instructor at least one week prior to the program.
Registration period: April 24 - June 1
Date: Saturday, June 1, 2024 10:00 am - Saturday, June 1, 2024 11:30 am
Location: Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center
Registration required (ages 8+) Take a step off land and dive into the world of aquatic ecosystems. Learn how to identify macro-invertebrates and what they tell us about water quality. Discover the watershed you live in and how our actions can have an impact and get up close with aquatic wildlife. Discover Missouri's aquatic ecosystems and a world of wonder! If accommodations are needed, please e-mail the instructor after registering and at least one week prior to the program.
Date: Saturday, June 1, 2024 11:30 am - Saturday, June 1, 2024 12:30 pm
Location: Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center
Walk-in (ages 3-6) Discovering the amazing natural world is as easy as opening a book! This volunteer naturalist led story program is ideal for preschool - kindergarten children and will take them on journeys to learn about wildlife, habitats and more. If accommodations are needed, please e-mail the instructor at least one week prior to the program.
Registration period: April 24 - June 1
Date: Saturday, June 1, 2024 12:30 pm - Saturday, June 1, 2024 2:00 pm
Location: Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center
Registration required (ages 8+) Take a step off land and dive into the world of aquatic ecosystems. Learn how to identify macro-invertebrates and what they tell us about water quality. Discover the watershed you live in and how our actions can have an impact and get up close with aquatic wildlife. Discover Missouri's aquatic ecosystems and a world of wonder! If accommodations are needed, please e-mail the instructor after registering and at least one week prior to the program.
Registration period: April 24 - May 30
Date: Monday, June 3, 2024 11:00 am - Monday, June 3, 2024 2:00 pm
Location: Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center
Registration required (adults) When we think about floating in Missouri many of us head to the cold clear waters of the Ozarks. Did you know we have some local rivers you can get on just minutes away? Join conservation educators to learn about a local tributary to the Missouri River, the Platte River in Platte Falls CA. Learn about reading a river, paddle strokes and equipment. Participants may use their own kayak, or they will be provided along with paddles and lifejackets. Bring a snack and water, no food or drinks will be provided. Participants will be e-mailed the location and other details. If the river level is not adequate a still water location will be substituted. If accommodations are needed, please e-mail the instructor after registering and at least one week prior to the program.
Registration period: April 24 - May 30
Date: Monday, June 3, 2024 3:00 pm - Monday, June 3, 2024 6:00 pm
Location: Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center
Registration required (adults) When we think about floating in Missouri many of us head to the cold clear waters of the Ozarks. Did you know we have some local rivers you can get on just minutes away? Join conservation educators to learn about a local tributary to the Missouri River, the Platte River in Platte Falls CA. Learn about reading a river, paddle strokes and equipment. Participants may use their own kayak, or they will be provided along with paddles and lifejackets. Bring a snack and water, no food or drinks will be provided. Participants will be e-mailed the location and other details. If the river level is not adequate a still water location will be substituted. If accommodations are needed, please e-mail the instructor after registering and at least one week prior to the program.
Date: Tuesday, June 4, 2024 5:00 pm - Tuesday, June 4, 2024 7:00 pm
Location: Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center
Registration required by visiting www.deeproots.org/get-involved (ages 15+) June is the start of spectacular prairie blooms. Get your hands dirty and learn how to maintain full-sun species in your native garden. All experience levels are welcome. Enjoy a naturalist-led garden tour following the end of the session. Contact cydney@deeprootskc.org for more information.
Date: Tuesday, June 4, 2024 5:00 pm - Tuesday, June 4, 2024 7:00 pm
Location: Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center
Registration required by visiting https://mostateparks.com/learn2-aim (ages 10+) Begin your archery journey and take a step back in time. Join Missouri State Parks to learn new skills with joint instruction on the basics of archery and atlatl throwing.
Registration period: April 24 - June 4
Date: Tuesday, June 4, 2024 6:00 pm - Tuesday, June 4, 2024 8:00 pm
Location: Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center
Registration required (adults) Today's sophisticated phone cameras have opened up a whole new way to shoot and enjoy nature photography and there is no better time to capture wildflower images than the first week of June when all across Missouri prairies are bursting with color. Learn about tallgrass prairie plants while making great images as we explore the Discovery Center's native landscape. We will teach you three basic photography skills that will instantly make you a better nature photographer using your phone. If accommodations are needed, please e-mail the instructor after registering and at least one week prior to the program.