MPF Technical Advisor Jeff Cantrell will lead a hike at 5 p.m. On this two-hour hike at dusk, you may see short-eared owls and other raptors.
On November 29, the tour will be at MPF’s Pleasant Run Creek Prairie in Vernon County. There will be another hike on November 30 at MPF’s NW Lawrence County Prairie.
This event is FULL. Please contact Jeff Cantrell at Jeff.Cantrell@mdc.mo.gov to be put on the waiting list.
Pleasant Run Creek Prairie is in Vernon County on Zodiac Road, about 3 miles west of Sheldon. From I-49, take exit 88 and turn south onto the outer road on the west side of the highway. Drive 1 mile south until the road turns west and becomes Zodiac Road, then continue west for 2.2 miles. The prairie is on the north side of the road. Park on the side of the gravel road near the west uphill gate.
Short-eared owl photo by the Missouri Department of Conservation.