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Remington Nature Center
Remington Nature Center aerial viewWelcome to the Remington Nature Center's home on the web. Located in the beautiful Missouri River Valley in picturesque St. Joseph, Missouri, we have built a reputation for sharing nature's wonder with students and families, children and adults. Browse the site or come visit - we look forward to sharing our love of nature with you. 

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Upcoming Events

 Crafts and fish feeding included with admission price.
Fish Feeding Frenzy
EVERY Friday, 10:30am
Come help us cut worms to feed the Missouri River fish who live in our 7,000 gallon aquarium, then watch as our staff feeds them. The fish's diet consists of minnows, worms, corn, and peas. Each child will receive a special Fish Feeding sticker.

Butterfly Feeders
Saturday, March 28, 1-3pm
In preparation for spring, let’s make butterfly feeders with recycled jars and fun stickers. 
Saturday, April 11, 1-3pm
Let’s make some “cute-as-a bug” insects with clothespins, pompoms, and felt.
Jiggling Fish Mask
Saturday, June 13, 1-3pm
Design your own river and a school of fish to swim above your head!
Native American ARTIFACT SHOW
Saturday, June 27, 10am-3pm
View a variety of authentic Native American artifacts collected by local enthusiasts. Bring in your items for identification. This show will focus on the love and enjoyment of the hobby. No buying or selling of artifacts will be permitted.
Potted Posy
Saturday, July 25, 1-3pm
Using recycled materials, create a unique potted posy!
Brilliant Birds
Saturday, August 29, 1-3pm
Choosing warm or cool colors make a tissue paper collage of a beautiful, winged bird!
Shaker Instrument
Saturday, September 26, 1-3pm
With paper bowls, rice, a few dangles, and some markers, let’s make music!
Handprint Bat or Owl
Saturday, October 31, 1-3pm
Use your own two hands to create spooky tube creatures!
Nature at Its Finest
Saturday, November 28, 1-3pm
Let your imagination fly with this nature magazine collage craft!

Monthly Scavenger Hunt
Every month, twelve seasonal items will be hidden throughout the nature center. New this year, prizes every month will be a different “Good Luck Mini”; try to collect all twelve!

Recreation Education
With the Remington Nature Center and Bode Sports Complex! Let us educate and exercise your group for a day! This is the ultimate field trip for kids!

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Click the link above to sign up for Nature News, our Remington Nature Center quarterly newsletter. You'll find Nature News under the Notify Me category.

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Contact Us
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Andrea McCoy

1502 MacArthur Drive
St. Joseph, MO  64505

Ph: 816-271-5499
Fx: 816-676-3206

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10am - 5pm

1-5 pm

Adults:          $3
Seniors:        $2
Youth (4-15): $1
3 and under:  Free

Closed on...
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
President's Day
Christmas Eve
New Year's Eve
New Year's Day
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