Runge to host “Cooking Wild” book signing

JEFFERSON CITY Mo – The Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) Runge Nature Center will host “Cooking Wild in Missouri” author Bernadette Dryden on Thursday, Oct. 20, from 6:30 – 8 p.m. for a book signing. Dryden, a former editor and publications supervisor with MDC, has combined her love of Missouri's outdoors with her love of cooking in the recently released MDC cookbook "Cooking Wild in Missouri." She will sign books and share her love of cooking WILD at the event. Attendees are encouraged to bring their copies of “Cooking Wild” or to purchase copies that evening at a special $3-discount rate of $12.

Runge Nature Center is located at 330 Commerce Drive (Rte 179) in Jefferson City. For more information on Runge, visit MDC online at www.mdc.mo.gov or call 573-526-5544.