MDC invites families to youth conservation event Feb. 11 in Edina

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EDINA, Mo. — The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) invites families to attend a youth conservation event in Edina on Feb. 11. MDC offers this open-house-style event in partnership with the Fabius River Fantails National Wild Turkey Federation Chapter and Whistling Bobs Quail Forever Chapter at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 707 N. Main St.

Youth ages 5 – 13 years old and their families are encouraged to visit anytime from 1 – 3 p.m. to enjoy educational hands-on activities and giveaways. Conservation-related booths will offer attendees opportunities to learn about deer, turkey, quail, fishing, trapping, firearm safety, and more. Partner organizations and individuals will highlight and answer questions about Missouri’s natural resources.

This youth conservation event is free and open to the public. Preregistration is not required, but all youth must be accompanied by an adult.

For more information about the youth conservation event in Edina, contact MDC Private Land Specialist John Pinkowski at (660) 397-2223, ext. 117.