Saturday, August 16, 2014

#205: August A. Busch Memorial Conservation Area

  • Located just south of St. Charles
  • Is 6,987 acres, including 3,000 acres of wildlife (too many to list!)
  • Has free programs that involve nature, and plenty of trails. In addition, several kid-related stuff is offered here
  • The land was first purchased by the Missouri Department of Conservation in 1947, with help from August Busch's wife, Alice, from the United States government. 
  • Licenses for fishing and hunting are available here
  • Many exhibits also spotlight the area, including a 1,300 gallon aquarium
The visitors center

Inside the visitors center

The cake, of course, is focused on nature:
Top of the cake. It looks like Lindsay plastered a map on top!

Left side of the cake

Back side of the cake

Right side of the cake

August A. Busch Memorial Conservation Area on FB
Wikipedia link
Official website

2360 Highway D, ST. CHARLES, MO, 63304
Cake artist: Lindsay Harmon

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