Test your nature trivia knowledge at Jan. 29 MDC program

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JOPLIN, Mo. – There’s nothing trivial about nature – until you turn it into a contest where you can win prizes.

People can test their knowledge of nature in a format that’s both fun and educational at the Missouri Department Conservation’s (MDC) “Nature Trivia” event on Jan. 29 at MDC’s Shoal Creek Conservation Education Center. At this event, which is from 1-2 p.m. and is designed for ages five and up, families or groups of friends will answer trivia questions about the outdoors for prizes. The questions, which will be provided by MDC naturalists, will cover a range of outdoor features that can be found in the state.

COVID procedures will be in effect for this program, which means social distancing and masking will be recommended. People can register for this event at:


MDC’s Shoal Creek Conservation Education Center is located at 201 Riviera Drive in Joplin. People can learn more about this program or other upcoming events at the facility by calling 417-629-3434.

Staff at MDC facilities across the state are holding in-person and virtual programs. A listing of these programs can be found at mdc.mo.gov/events.