Virtual Program: “Families: Hiking Basics.”

Hiking trails are available at several parks and conservation areas around Chillicothe and the area.  The Missouri Department of Conservation and Missouri State Parks programs provide many opportunities for families.  The Missouri Department of Conservation offers a virtual program, “Families: Hiking Basics.” This free online program will be September 24th from 6-7 p.m. and is being put on by the staff […]

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MDC Offers Wild Mushroom Program

The Missouri Department of Conservation will have a Spring Wild Mushroom program on March 12th.  The virtual program is put on by the staff of the Runge Nature Center. The program is from 1:00 to 2:00 pm and is available for all ages. MDC’s State Botanist and Missouri Mycological Society’s Mid-Missouri President Malissa Briggler, will have the presentation about mushrooms […]

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MDC Offers Crossbow Program

The Missouri Department of Conservation is offering a virtual program to learn about crossbow hunting gear and techniques The crossbow is an ancient form of archery and is enjoying new popularity as a tool for hunting and target shooting.  A free virtual online clinic about hunting with crossbows will be offered February 7th, from 1:00 to 2:00 pm. MDC staff […]

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MDC Offering Virtual White Bass Program

Fishing for white bass – particularly during the spring spawning run – is an activity that is special to many Missouri anglers.  The Missouri Department of Conservation is providing an opportunity to learn more about how to hook this popular fish, through a free virtual program “Naturalist Notes Virtual Series: White Bass.” This online program will be on January 12th […]

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