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Sun, sand and floatable water is much closer than some may think.
Discover nature through Voices of Missouri's Rivers author presentation and book signing on Sept. 10 from 6 to 7 p.m.
View live feedings of the center's resident reptiles, amphibians, and fish on Thursday, Aug. 13.
Get up close to a hummingbird on Saturday, Aug. 29, from 8 a.m. to noon.
The Conservation Department offers technical and financial assistance to private landowners.
A simple softball analogy can translate the science of quail management.
This makes the 20th site in Missouri known to host the imperiled bug.
Three upcoming events offer opportunities to learn, play and explore at every comfort level.
Limited space is available. Call the Nature Center for more information or to register at (573) 290-5218.
MDC Cape Nature Center offers an opportunity to look for freshwater mussels.
Wildlife biologists remind the public that ‘a fed bear is a dead bear.’
Learn to use prescribed fire as a land management tool on Aug. 11 at Mineral Area College in Park Hills.
Try frogging on July 11 at Ten Mile Pond Conservation Area. Preregistration is required by July 6.
Fisheries biologists will teach safety and basics of trotlining on the Mighty Mississippi.
Public can comment during June on long-term management plans of areas associated with these lakes.
Registration opens May 15 for MDC's Naturalist Training Camps at the Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center. Ages seven to 11 are invited to see if they could handle being a naturalist.
MDC's Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center will host a Youth Basic Rifle Marksmanship course for ages 11 to 15 June 8 and 9.
Naturalists will teach families new outdoor skills they can use and enjoy for years to come.
MDC will host a Woodland Field Day Workshop Saturday, May 16, from 9 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. in Ironton.
This summer may be a noisy one throughout parts of Southeast Missouri according to MDC. A brood of 13-year cicadas (Brood XXIII) that extends from Illinois to Louisiana will emerge in southeastern Missouri in mid-May.
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