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Friday, September 28 2012
Coinciding with the anniversary are new exhibits installed indoors. Children can see and touch larger-than-life models of critters or ponder nature sounds as they explore a bird nest. Outdoors, a Discover Nature Classroom and play area was completed this summer. In this classroom, kids can crawl over or through a log, build hiding spaces with limbs, stack blocks or make music on a wooden, all-weather xylophone.
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Friday, September 28 2012

The break in Missouri’s drought came just in time for some trees.

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Tuesday, September 11 2012
Ceremony to include a wonderful reception and a magnificent dinner in Brandmeyer Great Hall with Marilyn being interviewed and performing a mini-concert on the Helzberg Hall stage.
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Monday, September 03 2012

Kansas City businessman Thomas F. McGee Jr., who died in 2010, bequeathed his farm in Clinton County to the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) so others could enjoy nature. The area’s rolling hills were primarily in pastures in past years.

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Monday, September 03 2012
Volunteers will be picking up litter that accumulated around the lake’s shoreline during the summer season. Participants should wear sturdy outdoor clothes and bring drinking water.
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