MDC: Learn To Paint A Bullfrog

You can learn to Paint A Bullfrog through a virtual class offered by the Missouri Department of Conservation’s “Nature Art: Missouri State Symbols Painting Series.”  The program will be May 20th from 5:30 to 7:00 pm and it will be put on by the Shepherd of the Hills Conservation Center in Branson This FREE program is suggested for ages six […]

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Learn About Hummingbirds In Virtual Program

These little birds will over at feeders and dart back and forth and they fascinate us with their abilities.  The Missouri Department of Conservation is offering a program on Hummingbirds that will be presented online.  “Hummingbirds”  is offered by the MDC’s Springfield Conservation Nature Center staff, Saturday, May 7th from 10-10:45 a.m. People can learn about these birds’ interesting life […]

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MDC Offers Virtual Program On Missouri Owls

Because of owls’ nocturnal lifestyles and their hunting of mice, rats and other rodents that can be pests for humans, these night-time birds are a fascinating and beneficial part of Missouri’s outdoors. The Missouri Department of Conservation has an opportunity for people to learn more about owl species found in Missouri in a virtual program “Owls of Missouri.”  This program […]

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Attracting Backyard Wildlife

If you are interested in attracting wildlife to your backyard, the Missouri Department of Conservation has a program that can help. Whether you are interested in attracting birds, bees, and other wildlife to your backyard, a free Wild Webcast on Attracting Backyard Wildlife on July 1st may be what you are looking for.  The program will be presented at noon […]

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Relax And Take In What Nature Has To Offer

Taking the time to sit and appreciate the little bit of nature right outside your front door can be calming and give you a different perspective.  One of the things you may notice is the birds that are around us throughout the year.    Chillicothe City Administrator Darin Chappell has been watching and photographing the birds in our community since moving […]

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