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Insects

There are many tiny creatures in the micro-world. Which ones are insects and why? Investigate the interesting world of insects through games and art. Make your own insect rock painting to decorate your pollinator garden.

MDC asks all participants to observe current local social distancing and masking guidelines. Bringing and wearing face coverings is encouraged when appropriate.

Conservation Families

Watch the sunset high over the prairie and then take a leisurely stroll on a wooded trail to the Confluence.

Watch the full Beaver Moon rise over the Confluence and cast its silvery beam over the waters of the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers. We will listen for migrating ducks and geese as they pass high overhead.

Meet at the Cropland Overlook (lot "K) about 4 1/2 miles from the front gate. Dress for the weather with boots or shoes that may get wet or muddy.

Hiking

Take a leisurely stroll (or, if you prefer, a brisk walk) between the fields and prairies of Columbia Bottom.

The fresh air and lack of crowds will be a welcome change from the hubbub that often fills our lives in this time of the year. Meet at the Cropland Overlook (lot "k") about 4 1/2 miles from the front gate. Dress for the weather and bring a water bottle.

MDC asks all participants to observe current local social distancing and masking guidelines. Bringing and wearing face coverings is encouraged when appropriate.

Birds

Ever wondered what an owl eats? Do you remember probing pellets when you were younger, and want to experience it again? Join us at the pavilion by the Rockwoods Reservation Education Center and explore the ins and outs of an owl pellet. Every age is welcome, but little ones must have supervision. Dress for the weather. Please register every person attending.

MDC asks all participants to observe current local social distancing and masking guidelines. Bringing and wearing face coverings is encouraged when appropriate.

Wildlife

Bears, groundhogs, bats, and... wood frogs? Hibernation is not just for mammals. Discover how different Missouri critters adapt to the cold. Meet at the pavilion by the Rockwoods Reservation Education Center. Please dress for the weather. If inclement weather, program will be indoors at the Education Center.

MDC asks all participants to observe current local social distancing and masking guidelines. Bringing and wearing face coverings is encouraged when appropriate.

Mushrooms

All Ages (Must be able to hike at least 2 miles on moderately rough terrain; not suitable for child strollers)

Join Rockwoods Naturalist on a mycological foray in the woods! We will identify common edible and inedible mushrooms present in the fall. Please dress for the weather and wear appropriate footwear for hiking.

Hiking

Ages 12 and up

Enjoy the fall colors as we hike this 3-mile loop. Using the information from the Hike 101 program, dress for the weather and use skills taught in the session. Glassberg is a moderate hiking trail with hills that winds through wooded areas and meadows. View the Meramec River Valley and if lucky, a hawk or eagle at the scenic overlook.

THIS PROGRAM WILL TAKE PLACE AT MYRON AND SONYA GLASSBERG FAMILY CONSERVATION AREA.

Hiking

Ages 12 and up

Enjoy the fall colors as we hike this 3-mile loop. Using the information from the Hike 101 program, dress for the weather and use skills taught in the session. Glassberg is a moderate hiking trail with hills that winds through wooded areas and meadows. View the Meramec River Valley and if lucky, a hawk or eagle at the scenic overlook.

THIS PROGRAM WILL TAKE PLACE AT MYRON AND SONYA GLASSBERG FAMILY CONSERVATION AREA.