SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) has long realized that urban areas are important components of habitat in the state. Creating and/or improving these urban habitats is the goal of a grant program that helps communities develop conservation strategies and create urban areas that are beneficial both to residents and wildlife.
MDC’s Community Conservation Grant (CCG) program provides opportunities for government entities (civic governments, municipal and county park departments, public schools, etc.) or non-profit 501 (c)(3) organizations. The goals of the grant program are:
Parties interested in MDC’s Community Conservation Grant program are encouraged to attend one of two meetings in southwest Missouri in May.
Food and refreshments will be provided at both meetings. To register for either meeting, contact MDC Urban Wildlife Biologist Ashley Schnake at Ashley.firstname.lastname@example.org or 417-895-6880, ext. 1637.