Discover nature every day, all year long, with the Missouri Department of Conservation's (MDC) 2019 Natural Events Calendar –— on sale now for $9 plus tax. The annual offering features nature photography and daily notes about wild happenings — and it makes a great holiday gift.

Discover nature every day, all year long, with the Missouri Department of Conservation's (MDC) 2019 Natural Events Calendar — on sale now for $9 plus tax. The annual offering features nature photography and daily notes about wild happenings — and it makes a great holiday gift.

The perennially popular calendar measures 10x14 inches folded and 20x14 open. Along with images of native animals, plants and places, it also includes phases of the moon, numerous holidays and days of recognition, daily notes about natural events and more.

The 2019 Natural Events Calendar is available at MDC nature centers and regional offices, and through the Department's online Nature Shop at mdcnatureshop.com/ or by calling 877-521-8632. Customers can get a 15 percent discount through their MDC Heritage Card or Permit Card.

Conservation makes Missouri a great place to hunt and fish, so give the gift of hunting and fishing permits for hunters and anglers. Buy permits from vendors around the state, online at mdc.mo.gov/buypermits, or through MDC’s free mobile apps, Mo Hunting and Mo Fishing, available for download through Google Play for Android devices or the App Store for Apple devices.