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Bring the family for this fun, free nature-filled event.
Learn to discover Missouri from a paddler’s view, the way it might’ve looked in the 1800s.
Kids ages 15 years and under can discover the fun of trout fishing at free all-day event.
A grand opening of the lake is set for May 21 with fishing activities for the public.
Fishin’ Magicians program inspires guests to get outdoors.
Though portrayed by Hollywood as scary, the real scary story is the current plight of native bats.
The nature center will celebrate Earth Day this Saturday with A Southeast Earth Day.
A plastic bag is to blame for the loss of a fox’s back leg.
Now is the time to get out and enjoy the colorful show of wildflowers in southeast Missouri.
Shared nature experiences with parents can open up a whole new world for the youngest nature lovers.
These management plans are open for public review in April.
Songbird documentary chronicles the struggle of songbirds worldwide.
Scientists ask boaters to be careful not to harm the delicate buoy as they pass under the bridge.
Applications for this free summer camp must be received by April 22.
Volunteers sought to clean up Cape Girardeau’s riverfront and Cape LaCroix Creek.
Disabled veterans may apply for this hunt until March 31.
The invasive fish continue to spread throughout Missouri waters, threatening native species.
Learn how to scout for turkeys, use blinds and decoys and more.
The March 17 program focuses on providing shelter for this human-dependent species.
Learn how to improve your private fishery from MDC’s fisheries biologists.
Use the colors of nature to decorate Easter eggs. Learn how at Cape Girardeau Nature Center program on March 26.
The Big Cane CA management plan is open for public review from March 1 to March 31.
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