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Program notices for Twin Pines are now as close as your cell phone
New e-mail notifications for Twin Pines Conservation Education Center programming can keep you in the know. More

Yes, There is Something to Do!

Tori, McKenna and Margaret enjoy a fall day on the trails at Twin Pines CEC
What to do after the holiday feasts are done? Tired of the family lamenting there is nothing to do? Nothing could be farther from the truth! Why not get out, discover nature and explore our conservation heritage at Twin Pines Conservation Education Center. Maybe even work off that extra slice of pie…. More

MDC Offers Gigging for Beginners Workshop

Wendy, Trish and Laura show the results of their successful night of gigging.
Although gigging has been around for centuries, these beginners got a taste of what is modern and what is still traditional about this Ozarks' sport. More

Forest Gardening

A timber sale at Rocky Creek CA will mean healthier trees.
A lesson from my grandfather about thinning and weeding to keep a garden healthy applies equally to Missouri's forests. More

To the Animals, It Just Smells Like Home

Continue the hunting heritage of the Ozarks by making your own cover scent gathered at your favorite hunting spot. More

Hours Changing At Twin Pines Conservation Education Center

Twin Pines Conservation Education Center, Winona
A change in the hours will offer more opportunities for school field trips and lots to do with the family on Saturdays. More

Fishing, Family and Food – What a Great Way to Spend a Saturday

More than 70 anglers participated in the rain delayed event at Twin Pines and were rewarded with a great day. More

Extreme Fun for Future of the Sport

Area Extreme JAKES Event Hosted by NWTF at Rover Gun Club
More than a dozen members of the National Wild Turkey Federation and Missouri Department of Conservation staff hosted the annual Extreme JAKES event in Rover Missouri, helping ensure our hunting heritage, keeping Missouri a great place to hunt and fish. More

Record Heritage Day Attendance at Twin Pines

Fair weather results in record attendance at this year's Heritage Day at Twin Pines CEC where visitors viewed Ozarks history and conservation in action. More

Explore Our Past and Conservation Heritage at Twin Pines

Mike Holmes demonstrates woodworking at Haeritage Day
Twin Pines' Heritage Day celebrates the lifestyle and the conservation committment of the early Ozarks. More

Let Nature Be the Teacher

Ozark teachers attend the 4e orientation.
Area teachers learn to let their students learn required lessons from nature. More

So What's It Like To Be An Agent?

Agents Emery and Baldridge help area youth understand their job as an agent
Ever wonder what a day in the life of a conservation agent would be like? Families who attended the Conservation Crimefighters workshop got a glimpse of what it is like helping folks make better choices. More

Winter Weather Means Walleye for This Angler

Sue Bockman with the spoils from a successful day of walleye fishing
With the trout season opener in the parks and crappie spawning still few months away many anglers are held up watching the snow and wind whip outside their window. Waiting for the spring can seem like an eternity from the Christmas season, but there is a remedy to your angling blues—Walleye! More
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