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Visitors of all ages will enjoy learning about the history, equipment and process of making maple syrup and sugar.
Feb. 2 eagle viewing event provides chance to discover nature.
Population survey being done at request of Cape Girardeau city council, which began discussions of urban deer management for the city earlier this year.
Students learned about pelts, gills, feathers and more from MDC employees.
Programs will take place in the main auditorium at the Nature Center and are open to all ages with no registration required.
Widely scattered sightings have been confirmed in Missouri and likely will continue.
Nov. 1, marking the opening of Missouri’s winter trout season in lakes around the state.
Discover nature and have free family fun on Oct. 13 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Mississippi River level is too low at Red Star Access boat ramp in Cape Girardeau so Saturday event has been moved.
Rifle and pistol range opened Sept. 15 after being closed for three months while renovation work was completed.
Widely scattered mountain-lion sightings have been confirmed in Missouri and likely will continue.
Conservation agents enforce both state and federal wildlife regulations.
Hunters are preparing now for permit, draw and check-in changes in southeast Missouri.
Discover nature in August with Cape Girardeau Nature Center Kids' Clubs!
Nature Deficit Disorder causes hyperactivity, trouble concentrating and many other problems. Time spent outdoors decreases stress in children and adults.
Prescribed fire is a low-cost way for landowners to manage grasslands, CRP and old fields for forage production and to improve wildlife habitat.
Visitors can view unique works of art made from items such as drift wood and limbs at Aug. 9 event.
Conservation Destination events help give people ideas of where they can go to discover nature, whether in a group or on their own.
Mussels are indicators of water quality so they are doing well, it's a good indicator for water quality as well.
Information from bands is used in management of Canada geese.
Two-day camps are free and scheduled for June 5-6, June 7-8, June 12-13 and June 14-15.
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