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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.
Making a Snowman
Saturday, January 10, 1-3pm
Using recycled and repurposed materials, make either “Snowman Soup” or a spool snowman.
Free All-Ages Recycling Program
Saturday, January 10, 2pm
Recycling is a great way to conserve our natural resources and give things we are done with a new life. We will review the recycling options in the St. Joseph area, as well as discuss proper disposal for items banned from Missouri landfills including appliances, tires, yard waste and motor oil. Local solutions for recycling these and many other common household items will be the focus. 
Making a Unique Animal
Saturday, January 24, 1-3pm
Using items from nature, felt, and pompoms create a unique animal to call your own.
Be My Valentine!
Saturday, February 14, 1-3pm
Make either a handprint Valentine or heart shaped sun-catcher for that special someone.
Edible Igloos!
Saturday, February 28, 1-3pm
Join us in making our annual “edible igloos” with marshmallows and frosting; what a sweet treat! 
Get Your Irish On!
Saturday, March 14, 1-3pm
Let’s get our Irish on by making a St. Patrick’s Day greeting card or shamrock ornament with recycled and repurposed materials. 
Butterfly Feeders
Saturday, March 28, 1-3pm
In preparation for spring, let’s make butterfly feeders with recycled jars and fun stickers.

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 George

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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