Northeast Regional Office

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Located on the south edge of Kirksville on Highway 63 south, across from the Days Inn Motel.

Highlights

1,500 square feet of exhibit space highlighting fish and wildlife management in northern Missouri. 1,300 gallon aquarium, snake display, bird viewing area, and nature shop.

About This Area

This facility serves as the regional headquarters for the Northeast Region. Construction of the building incorporated many "Green Features" including use of recycled materials, day lighting, ground source heat pumps, and several other practices to make the building energy efficient. Building includes 1,500 square feet of exhibit space highlighting north Missouri's fish and wildlife resources. The exhibits also include a 1,300 gallon aquarium.

Located on 26 acres, the site also includes a pond and a storm water retention marsh. An interpretive hiking trail surrounds the 26 acre site and is approximately 0.8 mile long. Trail surface is mulch. Trail winds through restored prairie plantings, a small marsh, forest and along a pond. 

General Information

Northeast

Adair

660-785-2420

Owned by MDC

Activities
Activity
(Activity Explanations)
Comments
(Population Definition)
Bird Watching  Exhibit area includes a bird feeding/viewing area. Get the Audubon Society of Missouri Conservation Area Bird List.  
Exhibits/Displays  1,500 square feet of exhibit space highlighting north Missouri's fish and wildlife. Also includes a 1,300 gallon aquarium and an observation bee hive. 
Fishing - Bass Good population.  
Fishing - Catfish Good population.  
Fishing - Sunfish Good population. Bluegill and hybrid sunfish. 
Hiking  Hiking trail surrounds 26 acre site and is approximately 0.8 mile long. Trail surface is mulch.  

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Conservation Department Facilities
Facility Item Name Count Comments
Parking LotaccessibleNortheast Regional Office   
Privy/RestroomaccessibleNortheast Regional Office   
Staffed OfficeaccessibleNortheast Regional Office   
Visitor CenteraccessibleNortheast Regional Office   

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Features
Feature Item Name Count Size Comments
Fishing Lake or Pond  1.00 acres  

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Land Cover Types
Land Type Acres Comments
Lakes/Ponds 1.00  
Grassland (non-prairie) 5.00 Five acres of prairie restoration initiated in 2007. 
Total Area Acres:33.30 

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Designated Trails
Trail Name Trail Type Length
No Designated Trails

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Shooting Range General Information

This area has no shooting ranges.

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