Content tagged with "Twin Pines Conservation Education Center"

A Little Help From Our Friends

Twin Pines Conservation Education Center recognizes some of it many volunteers for outstanding service to conservation education.

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A Little Rain Can’t Dampen a Big Flock of JAKES

Next time it starts to rain on your outdoor activity, don’t groan prematurely.

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A naturalist helps a young archer line up her shot.

Archery Day at Twin Pines

Archery day at Twin Pines.

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


Barb Ostmann begins weaving her free-form basket made of oak, grapevine and cedar. the project was part of a Discover Nature Women workshop held at Twin Pines CEC

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Barb Ostmann with her free-form basket nearly complete.

Basket Weaver

Barb Ostmann nears completion on her partiotic free-form basket at the Discover Nature Women workshop held at the Twin Pines CEC.

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JT Barkley with his first buck

Braggarts Welcome

At Twin Pines, we’re trying to recreate the atmosphere and camaraderie of hunters at the check-in stations that were once so common in November.

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Black Bear at Birdfeeder

But I Don't Want It Under My Porch...

Wildlife can be fascinating to observe, but when nature gets a little too close, you have to think like a critter to solve the problem.

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

Coming to an Inbox Near You!

New e-mail notifications for Twin Pines Conservation Education Center programming can keep you in the know.

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Cool Programs for a Hot July

It may be hot outside, but Missouri's only rural nature center has some pretty cool programs going on.

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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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