“providing an understanding of our natural world”
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. The Audubon Center is a partnership project of Audubon Missouri, the City of Joplin and the Missouri Department of Conservation. Opened in 2007, the Center itself is a celebration of nature. Innovative "green" technologies create a truly distinctive building in keeping with our mission of appreciating, conserving and understanding our natural world. The local Missouri Department of Conservation offices are also located on site. You're never too young or old to learn something from nature.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.
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