Conservation Building Demos

Conservation Demos

Date and Time

Thursday, August 11 - Sunday, August 21

Aquariums in the center of the Conservation Building are under repair and will not have fish on display for the fair season. Other aquariums in the building are stocked with an assortment of native fish for visitors to see. Learn more about activities in the Conservation Building on their website.

Live Raptors

See a live eagle and other birds of prey at the Raptors of Missouri presentation with Dickerson Park Zoo Aug. 11 and Aug. 20 at 11 a.m., 1:30 p.m., and 4 p.m.

Fish Fry

Enjoy a fish cooking and cleaning demonstration Aug. 12 and Aug. 13 at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

Invasive Invaders

Help MDC get invasive plants and animals out of Missouri. Displays and activities will be held Aug. 12 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on the MoDOT lawn next door to the MDC pavilion.

Conservation Canine Units

Meet the dogs who are specially trained for conservation work on Aug. 15 and Aug. 16 at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

Wild Jobs

Learn about what it’s like to work for MDC Aug. 17 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Community Conservation

Conservation happens inside city limits, too! Find out how trees and nature impact your community Aug. 18 at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

Historic Sawmill

See a scale model working sawmill Aug. 20 at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

Dutch Oven Cooking

Learn how to cook with dutch ovens, pie irons, foil packs, and cooking on a stick Aug. 21 at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

The MSF Truck & Farm Tractor Pull event has been canceled. View refund information and details.