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MDC will let visitors test basketball skills and their knowledge of the many links in nature's food webs with the Food Chain Game, a free event for all ages from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 26, at the Northwest Regional Office in St. Joseph.
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MDC offers nature's version of March Madness on March 26 in St. Joseph

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Northwest
Mar 16, 2020

UPDATE: MDC HAS CANCELLED THIS PROGRAM TO HELP PROTECT THE PUBLIC AMID ONGOING CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) CONCERNS.

St. Joseph, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) will offer nature fans a chance to take a shot at winning the Food Chain Game during a special event from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 26, at the Northwest Regional Office in St. Joseph.

MDC Naturalist Shelby Smith will referee. This free family- and stroller-friendly event will start with a 10-minute introduction and some facts about ecological food chains in Missouri’s outdoors. Participants can then stroll through the Food Chain Game. They will test their nature knowledge and basketball skills at each station.

All creatures, including people, are part of a food chain. Learn about the interwoven threads of life at MDC’s March Madness game at 701 James McCarthy Drive, on the campus of Missouri Western State University.

For more information, call 816-271-3100. To learn more about MDC outdoor and education opportunities, visit http://mdc.mo.gov.

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