MDC to offer free virtual hummingbird program on May 7

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Hummingbirds fascinate humans for a variety of reasons. The way these tiny birds hover at feeders and dart back and forth makes them a favorite of many people.

People interested in learning more about these birds that charm and captivate us should sign up for the Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) virtual program “Hummingbirds.” MDC’s Springfield Conservation Nature Center staff will offer this online program May 7 from 10-10:45 a.m. People can learn about these birds’ interesting life cycles and how people can attract them to their yards. This program will not be recorded. People can register for this program at:

Though this program is free, registration is required to participate using the link above. Registrants must provide an e-mail, so a program link can be sent to them. This program will include a chat-based question-and-answer period where participants can interact with the presenters.

People can stay informed about upcoming programs at MDC’s Springfield Conservation Nature Center and other MDC facilities by signing up for text alerts and e-mail bulletins. People who have questions about how to sign up for text alerts from the nature center can call 417-888-4237.

Staff at MDC facilities across the state are holding virtual and in-person programs. A listing of these programs can be found at