Content tagged with "Twin Pines Conservation Education Center"

Let Nature Be the Teacher

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

Missouri's Wild Justice

Loving the outdoors is a great start, but there is much more to becoming a conservation agent. Area youth and their parents try their hand with some tools, techniques and a little guidance from experienced MDC agents. More

More Than Giggin'

The lesson that stuck with me more than any other is this. Although we could take up to 20 suckers, we didn’t always need them. There was no need to take what we couldn’t use at the fish fry that evening. More
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Nature’s Night Shift

Night Hike
When the sun goes down another shift comes on out in the woods. Learn how nocturnals are worthy of fascination not fear. More

New Conservation Education Center Opens in the Ozarks

A new gem of a place, Twin Pines Conservation Education Center, held its grand opening Saturday, April 19. More

Our Kids Are Worth It

Local folks team up with the National Wild Turkey Federation to put their resources into what is important, our kids. More

Outdoor Adventure Kids at Twin Pines

Naturalist Reta Barkley takes local kids on an outdoor adventure
Naturalist Reta Barkley leads a group of local kids on an outdoor adventure at Twin Pines Conservation Education Center.  Children and their parents are encouraged to spend time outside over the summer and discover nature. More

Ozarkers Discover Nature at Twin Pines

Caroline Gaskins enjoys fishing at Twin Pines Conservation Education Center
Heritage Day and school field trips result in record April visitation to Twin Pines Conservation Education Center. More

Ozarks Pioneer Hog Caller Calls Attention to Feral Hogs

Melanie Carden-Jessen portrays an Ozarks pioneer hog caller
Feral hogs were once common in the Ozarks and were a factor in the low deer and turkey populations in the 1930s. Lennis Broadfoot’s character study of a Ripley County hog caller brings home that feral hogs are still a problem in Missouri. More