Content tagged with "Ozarks"

Current River’s Corps from the Discovery Center

photo of the Kansas City Urban Ranger Corps
A group of young men from Kansas City gain an awareness of Ozarks Streams and while staff learn the possibilities of using the river as an interpretive center. More

Dennis McSpadden and granddaughter Madeline

Dennis McSpadden and granddaughter Madeline serve up a taskty catfish lunch
Dennis McSpadden of Van Buren Missouri is joined by his granddaughter Madeline at This year's Heritage Day at Twin Pines conservation Education Center where they served up more than 500 catfish lunches.  Funded by the Missouri Conservation Heritage Foundation, Dennis is assisted by Tommy Smotherman, Twin Pines volunteers and the Forest Service Mingo Job Corp.  More

Don't Wait Till You See the Whites of Their Eyes

Hunter Education
Spring turkey season is just around the corner. If getting hunter education certified in on your list of things to do before the season starts you have several options except putting it off! 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

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

Fall Colors in the Ozarks


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


Food plots at the edge of shortleaf pine woodland
Green browse food plots of clover and mixed grasses nestled in the open areas of Ozarks shortleaf pine oak woodlands. 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

Fuel Now, Habitat and Timber for the Future

photo of a screech owl in a tree cavity
Choose carefully when deciding which trees to cut for fuel this season. You could be providing food and homes for wildlife while keeping your own home warm and toasty. More