MDC offers Discover Nature reloading workshops in Columbia Feb. 16 and March 15

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COLUMBIA, Mo. - The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) will offer two workshops on the basics of reloading metallic ammunition cartridges. Both workshops will be held from 5:30 – 9 p.m. at the MDC Central Region Office located at 3500 East Gans Road in Columbia. The first workshop will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 16, and the second workshop will take place on Tuesday, March 15.

Participants must be at least 18-years of age, or at least 15-years if accompanied by an adult. To attend, participants must register by contacting MDC Outdoor Skills Specialist Brian Flowers at or (573) 815-7901 ext. 3388. Register for the February workshop by Feb. 9. Register for the March workshop by March 8.

Whether participants want to enjoy more time on the shooting range or develop a special load for their next hunt, this class will teach the basics. Participants will learn about safety, techniques, equipment, and more. This program will consist of classroom lessons mentored by an experienced ammunition reloader.

Discover Nature programs, such as these workshops, aim to help Missourians explore nature and master outdoor skills together. To learn more about Discover Nature programs, visit