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Wildcat Glades Conservation and Audubon Center
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Location Joplin, Missouri
Address 201 W Riviera Rd, Joplin, Missouri, United States
Lat, Long 37.028653, -94.519261
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Phone Number 417-782-6287
Description The Wildcat Glades Conservation & Audubon Center, located in Wildcat Park, Joplin, Missouri, is adjacent to some of the last remaining chert glades, a globally unique habitat found only in this area and the biologically rich Shoal Creek an important place for migratory birds and other wildlife. Through hands-on environmental education programs and activities, each year we connect thousands of visitors to the natural world. Adjacent to some of the area's unique natural resources,Wildcat Park is a living laboratory to use in conservation education programs. An amazing 1,300-gallon aquarium and Ozark stream is home to fascinating aquatic organisms like rainbow darters and stonerollers, as well as more locally common species like goggle-eye, gar and more. There are five outdoor learning stations near the building and along the park trails. The Center also houses three classrooms, a reference library, interpretive exhibits, children's indoor discovery area, nature store, wildlife viewing area and more, for organized class learning or self guided exploration.
Keywords MO, Wildlife, Trail, Chert glades
Updated on 2014-05-28
Created on 2012-02-16
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