February 21 (Tuesday) - March 4 (Saturday): Missouri Woodland Steward Short Courses. Woodland School, Marble Hill, 7:00pm-10:00pm, this is a series of four evening workshops and a 1-day field trip to introduce forestry and wildlife management concepts. Topics for the evening courses are: Feb 21-Overview of forestry and wildlife management Feb 23-Forest Management Feb 28-Wildlife Management March 2-Developing a Forestry and Wildlife Plan and March 4---Field trip to a nearby woodland. Individual course are $10 each or all 4 for $35. To register call Bollinger County Extension Office at 573-238-2420. February 22 (Wednesday): Managing Your Land for More Quail & Rabbits. Parma Woods Range & Outdoor Education Center, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM. Learn simple things to increase the number of rabbits and quail that use your property, These simple improvements increase habitat for all grassland species. Everyone is welcome to attend this class whether you don't own any land or whether you own 1,000 acres. No cost. Reservations required by February 21. Pre-register by calling 816-891-9941, February 24 (Friday): Landowner Prescribed Burn Workshop, Greene County USDA Service Center, Springfield. A free workshop is being offered for private landowners interested in learning how to safely and efficiently conduct prescribed burns. The purpose of prescribed burning is to improve wildlife habitat for a variety of wildlife species and to improve pasture and hay land conditions. No cost. Contact the USDA Service Center in Springfield at 417/831-5246, ext. 3 for more information. February 28-March23: Master Wildlifer Training. Salem, Columbia. Learn how to manage different types of species and land types on your property. Sponsored by MDC, UM School of Natural Resources, and UM Extension. This is a video training series. In Salem contact 573-729-8163, in Columbia contacts 573-445-9792 or for more information contacts Bob Pierce 573-882-4337 or Matt Seek at 573-522-4115 ext 3288. March 2 (Thursday): Grow Native Workshop at the Bray Conservation Area near Rolla from 6:30 - 8:30 pm. The workshop is free and will be limited to 25 people. If you are interested please register before 5:00 pm Friday 24 February by calling the Missouri Department of Conservation Rolla Public Contact Office at 573-368-2225. March 4 (Saturday): Native Plant Seminar, Cape Girardeau. To register call 573-290-5218, March 7 (Tuesday): Pond Workshop. Montgomery City, Lionâ€™s Building 1120 Farnen Road. Topics: Pond construction, fish stocking, aquatic vegetation, and fish and wildlife management. No cost. Program is sponsored by MDC, NRCS, Montgomery and Warren County SWCD. Call 573-564-3715, ext 3 to register. March 18 (Saturday): Food Plots. Parma Woods Range & Outdoor Education Center from 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM, Learn what types of food plots you should plant to attract certain animals, and what type of equipment is needed to get started. No cost, but pre-registration is required by March 17, by calling 816-891-9941. March 22 (Wednesday): Pond Workshop. Bass Pro Shops Sportsman Center â€“ Columbia, 6:30 to 9:00 P.M. Topics included are: pond construction, fish stocking, aquatic vegetation, fish and wildlife management. The workshop is free. Reservations are required by March 21. Please call 573/884-6861 to register. Snacks and beverages will be provided. The Missouri Department of Conservation, Natural Resource Conservation Service, Boone County SWCD and Bass Pro Shops sponsor this program March 29 (Wednesday): Food Plots for Wildlife. August A. Busch Memorial Conservation Area Shooting Range & Outdoor Education Center, 6pm to 9pm. Learn from MDC private lands specialist on how to prepare your ground and what to plant to increase the usefulness of the habitat on your property to benefit wildlife. All courses are limited in size and require pre-registration at (636) 441-4554. Registration begins Feb 14.