Discover nature with MDC Natural Events Calendar

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Discover nature every day, all year long, with the Missouri Department of Conservation's (MDC) 2016 Natural Events Calendar – on sale now.

The annual offering features stunning nature photography and daily notes about wild happenings. This year's Natural Events Calendar also includes fascinating images and information on the life cycle of the monarch butterfly – an important pollinator of native plants and one facing loss of habitat.

The perennially popular calendar measures 10x14 inches folded and 20x14 open. Along with amazing images of native animals, plants, and places, it also includes basic phases of the moon, numerous holidays and days of recognition, monthly lists of wild flowers in bloom, and more.

The 2016 Natural Events Calendar sells for $7 plus tax. It is available at MDC nature centers and regional offices, and through the Department's online Nature Shop at or by calling 877-521-8632.