Newton

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Birds

Migratory birds are under stress as never before, both on their North American breeding grounds and on their tropical and south temperate winter ranges. Jeff Cantrell will cover some life histories of selected species, hurdles they face and some conservation management plans. Training is for 2022 MO Master Naturalist course.

Hunter Education Skills Session

This skills session will satisfy part two of the Missouri Hunter Education requirements. To enter the session, you must complete the knowledge portion and provide proof of completion by presenting either a qualifier certificate or a completed hunter education student manual on the day of the event. All students must provide proof of identification and age. The final exam will be administered at the end of the skills session.

Little Acorns

o Where do black bears go in winter? How many live in Missouri? Are black bears the only type of bear living in our state? Join us to answer these questions and learn about the tales of black bears. Best for ages 3 to 7.

Wildlife

Learn more about the lifecycle and migration of these beautiful butterflies before they quietly flutter away to their winter hibernaculum in Mexico. Registration is required with a valid email address which is the only way to get the program link. This is an online WebEx event.

Wildlife

Learn more about the lifecycle and migration of these beautiful butterflies before they quietly flutter away to their winter hibernaculum in Mexico. Registration is required with a valid email address which is the only way to get the program link. This is an online WebEx event.

Special Event

Enjoy a fun-filled day of monarch butterfly-themed

activities and crafts as we celebrate their migration during the Native Plant Sale. Stop by any time to view wild caterpillars and butterflies. Play a game, go on a butterfly scavenger hunt with prizes, and make a monarch headband. Learn more about monarchs incredible migration and conservation efforts to help stop their declining populations. Recommended for all ages.

Special Event

Drop by any time at this free event to purchase native plants for your landscaping needs. Vendors (Missouri Wildflower Nursery and Ozark Soul Native Plants) will offer hardy plants native to Missouri and will provide information about the benefits of planting native species.

Volunteer Water Quality Monitoring (VWQM)

This event is the stream-side certification to become an Intro and Level 1 water quality monitor with Missouri Stream Team.

**You must complete the Intro to VWQM, Part 1 (virtual) AND Level 1 VWQM, Part 1 (virtual) prior to attending this event**

The virtual presentations are available as live events and are recorded for watching on-demand.

For more information on the VWQM program, please visit www.mostreamteam.org/water-quality-monitoring.html

For any questions, please email StreamTeam@mdc.mo.gov

Pollinator Workshop

This workshop is designed to teach landowners the importance of pollinators. It will go over how to design and create pollinator plots on a small scale and large scale basis. There will be a tour of the various pollinator and native plantings around Shoal Creek.

Special Event

Drop by anytime during our summer nights events as we highlight Shoal Creek after hours. In July, there will be opportunities to learn about nocturnal animals, play board games, and explore the trails with a trailside discover table at a surprise location. Free event for all ages. No registration is required.