SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – People visiting the Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) Springfield Conservation Nature Center are reminded that the site’s building and trails will be closed Dec. 24, Dec. 25 and Jan. 1. The facility will maintain its regular winter schedule Dec. 26-31 (the building is open 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, closed Sunday and Monday, and the nature center’s trails are open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day).
The Springfield Conservation Nature Center is located in southeast Springfield at 4601 S. Nature Center Way. Information about nature center events can be obtained by calling 417-888-4237 or by going to mdc.mo.gov/springfield.