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.
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.
Enjoy a fish cooking and cleaning demonstration Aug. 12 and Aug. 13 at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
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.
Learn about what it’s like to work for MDC Aug. 17 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
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.
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.