MDC staffed facilities in St. Louis Region will close May 7 to observe Truman Day

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St. LOUIS, Mo.—The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) announces that its staffed facilities in the St. Louis Region will be closed Friday, May 7, to observe Truman Day. This includes the following sites:

  • St. Louis Regional Office at the August A. Busch Memorial Conservation Area in St. Charles
  • Powder Valley Conservation Nature Center in Kirkwood
  • August A. Busch Shooting Range and Outdoor Education Center in Defiance
  • Jay Henges Shooting Range and Outdoor Education Center in Eureka

All MDC outdoor spaces, such as conservation areas, fishing lakes, river access, and non-staffed shooting ranges will remain accessible to the public on May 7.

MDC staffed facilities will resume normal operation starting May 8.

Truman Day is a state holiday observed in Missouri in honor of the 33rd President of the United States, Harry S. Truman, who is the only U.S president to have come from Missouri.  President Truman was born on May 8, 1884 in Lamar.

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