Squirrel Hunter Event for Beginners Planned in Runge

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) will hold a beginner squirrel hunt event on September 29 from 6-7 pm at the Runge Nature Center in Jefferson City.

Participants will learn to identify common squirrels, squirrel habits and habitats, hunting rules and safety strategies, and hunting equipment and care.

The squirrel hunting season began on May 28 and will run until February 15.

This event is open to participants ages 10 and up, and pre-registration is required. To register for this event, go to short.mdc.mo.gov/4qU.

If you have questions about this event, please email the instructor at [email protected]

Runge Nature Center is located at 330 Commerce Drive in Jefferson City.