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4-H Explores brings youths to Mizzou campus

University of Missouri Extension hosted the 2022 Missouri 4-H Explores – College and Career Pathways event June 1-2 on the MU campus.

Learn how to make a basic cane pole for fishing with MDC at virtual class June 28

There’s no better way to get back to the basics of fishing than using an old-fashioned cane pole.  No high-tech graphite rods, no fancy spin-casting reels, just the fundamentals of fishing—a snapshot from a simpler era.  Cane pole fishing is an easy, affordable, non-mechanical way to experience the sport at its purest.  It can also be an effective way to catch fish.  The first step of course, is to obtain a cane fishing pole.  Best of all, you can make your own.

Missouri S&T field laboratory continues to expand learning opportunities

Staff at Missouri University of Science and Technology’s biological resource site, the Ozark Research Field Station, have already hosted several summer classes this semester, covering topics such as field biology, insect ecology and vegetation of the Ozarks. And soon, the field station’s offerings could expand thanks to a gift from S&T alumnus Michael Haynes.

MDC reminds people to celebrate safely this summer

As people celebrate this summer, the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reminds everyone to be careful with fireworks, campfires, and other sources of fire that could cause a wildfire.

Turtles are focus of July 6 MDC online program

Turtles are a commonly seen animal, but many people don’t realize all the unique adaptations these reptiles utilize to survive from one year to the next.