Content tagged with "Ozarks"

photo of the Kansas City Urban Ranger Corps

Current River’s Corps from the Discovery Center

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.

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Dennis McSpadden and granddaughter Madeline serve up a taskty catfish lunch

Dennis McSpadden and granddaughter Madeline

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. 

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Hunter Education

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

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!

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Mike Holmes demonstrates woodworking at Haeritage Day

Explore Our Past and Conservation Heritage at Twin Pines

Twin Pines' Heritage Day celebrates the lifestyle and the conservation committment of the early Ozarks.

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Area Extreme JAKES Event Hosted by NWTF at Rover Gun Club

Extreme Fun for Future of the Sport

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.

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Fall Colors in the Ozarks

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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.

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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.

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A timber sale at Rocky Creek CA will mean healthier trees.

Forest Gardening

A lesson from my grandfather about thinning and weeding to keep a garden healthy applies equally to Missouri's forests.

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photo of a screech owl in a tree cavity

Fuel Now, Habitat and Timber for the Future

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.

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