To find more events near you, call your regional office, or visit mdc.mo.gov and choose your region.
July 7 • Thursday • 9–11 a.m. St. Louis Region, St. Louis Regional Office, 2360 Hwy D, St. Charles, MO 63304 Registration required, call 636-441-4554 starting June 27 Ages 6–12
What could be more fun in early July than seeing cool things in an aquatic habitat? Come and learn about an aquatic food chain and how we can affect it.
July 8 • Friday • 6 p.m. Northeast Region, Ted Shanks Conservation Area, 3643 Pike 145, Ashburn, MO 63433 Registration required, call 573-248-2530 All ages, families
The clinic will start with a classroom session, followed by a hands-on portion. All necessary gear will be provided, but participants are encouraged to bring flashlights/headlamps, boots or shoes that can get wet and muddy, and a valid fishing license for anyone 16 and older.
July 12 • Tuesday • 6– 8 p.m. St. Louis Region, Jay Henges Shooting Range and Outdoor Education Center, 1100 Antire Road, High Ridge, MO 63049 No registration required, call 636-938-9548 for more information Ages 6 and older
Stop by and visit with staff excited to help you learn more about deer hunting. Learn at your own pace with several booths covering benefits, regulations, gear, cleaning, and cooking. In addition, gain information and consider applying for a managed or mentored hunt this fall.
July 23 • Saturday • 6 a.m.–12 p.m. Northwest Region, Thurnau Fishing Access near Craig, MO (take Hwy. 111 west 4 miles, turn south on Annapolis Road to Thurnau.) Registration required, call 816-271-3100 Ages 11–15
Participants will meet at the Thurnau boat ramp for instruction on trotlining, set lines, and pole and line fishing, then go out on the Missouri River to fish with pole and lines. Fish cleaning instruction is also included. All necessary equipment will be provided. Dress for the weather and mud.
July 23 • Saturday • 1–4 p.m. Southeast Region, Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center, 2289 County Park Drive, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701 No registration required, call 573-290-5218 for more information All ages, families
Join us for a turtle-tastic time! Shelled, clawed, and scaled, turtles are some of the oldest creatures on earth. Stop by to learn about the species in our state and how they survive. We’ll have turtle-themed crafts and activities as well as live turtles.
July 29 • Friday • 6–9 p.m. Kansas City Region, Discovery Center, 4750 Troost Ave., Kansas City, MO 64110 For more information, call 816-759-7300 All ages
Spend the evening participating in all the fun activities a day at summer camp would offer. Adults and kids of all ages will enjoy archery, fire starting, nature art, atlatl-throwing, camp games, and more. Come enjoy a warm evening outdoors to wrap up and celebrate a fun summer!
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