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Learn about owls at MDC virtual program on Dec. 20

WINONA, Mo. – Because of owls’ nocturnal lifestyles and their hunting of mice, rats, and other animals that can be pests for humans, these night-time birds are a fascinating and beneficial part of Missouri’s outdoors.

People can learn more about owl species found in Missouri by signing up for the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) virtual program “Birds: Owls of Missouri” on Dec. 20. This online program, which is being put on by the staff of MDC’s Twin Pines Conservation Area, will be from 1-2 p.m. This program is for all ages. People can register at: