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the Bockman Family take advantage of a cool day to discover nature

But it is good for you...

Don’t let the tyrant winter keep you inside! Exercise your freedom to be happy and healthy on any number of local nature trails or conservation areas.

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Caroline Gaskins enjoys fishing at Twin Pines Conservation Education Center

Caroline Gaskins fishing

Garoline Gaskins finds fishing at the Twin Pines Conservation Education Center pond is an enjoyable way to spend a mild spring day. 

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Program notices for Twin Pines are now as close as your cell phone


Program notices for Twin Pines are now as close as your cell phone

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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 Receives Thanks for Conservation Efforts

Van Buren resident Dennis McSpadden receives a heartfelt thanks from Volunteer Coordinator and Twin Pines Naturalist Reta Barkley for his work with Heritage Day at Twin Pines. 

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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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Steve and Paul patiently wait while fishing from the bank at the Twin Pines CEC.

Fishing at Mule Camp Pond

Steve and Paul patiently fish from the bank at the Twin Pines Conservation Education Center's Mule Camp Pond.

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Gaskins family watering a shortleaf pine


the gaskins family waters a shortleaf pine at Twin Pines.

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Twin Pines Heritage Day Activity

Heritage Day Event Makes Memories

On Saturday, April 11, Twin Pines will be bustling with turn-of-the-century presenters of traditional Ozarks crafts and traditions, all with deep ties to the area's fish, forest, and wildlife.

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Barb Ostmann begins weaving her basket at a DNW workshop at Twin Pines

It’s Not Paper or Plastic, It’s Oak or Hickory

Long before the supermarket began offering a choice of paper or plastic, early Ozarkers had the choice of oak or hickory baskets to carry their goods and treasures. Today baskets can be made of exotic plants, meaning habitat improvement is woven into an Ozarks tradition.

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