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Melanie Carden-Jessen portrays an Ozarks pioneer hog caller

Ozarks Pioneer Tells the Tale of Hogs in Missouri

In the early 1930s, Shannon County native Lennis Broadfoot completed what he called character studies on everyday folks who scratched out a living in these hard Ozarks Hills. A hog caller, Mary Boxx, is now brought to life by Twin Pines Education Center manager Melanie Carden-Jessen to tell the story of hogs and the impact they have on wildlife both in Mary's time and today. Feral hogs are once again becoming a problem in the Ozarks and efforts are underway to limit their population. 

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Record Heritage Day Attendance at Twin Pines

Fair weather results in record attendance at this year's Heritage Day at Twin Pines CEC where visitors viewed Ozarks history and conservation in action.

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Woman holding a river cane dream catcher

River Cane Dream Catcher

Diane Oesch holds a dream catcher she made of native river cane at a Twin Pines Discover Nature Women workshop.

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Woman holding a river cane dream catcher

Seriously Fun Nature Programs

Take home handmade treasures and lifelong conservation lessons from Twin Pines' Discover Nature programs.

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Agents Emery and Baldridge help area youth understand their job as an agent

So What's It Like To Be An Agent?

Ever wonder what a day in the life of a conservation agent would be like? Families who attended the Conservation Crimefighters workshop got a glimpse of what it is like helping folks make better choices.

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There's an Easier Way to Learn a New Outdoor Skill

Learning a new outdoor skill doesn't have to put a strain on your marriage.

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Tori, McKenna and Margaret enjoy a fall day on the trails at Twin Pines CEC

Tori, McKenna and Margaret enjoy a fall day on the trails at Twin Pines CEC

Tori, McKenna and Margaret enjoy a fall day on the trails at Twin Pines CEC.  Just one of the many activities available to visitors. 

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Twin Pines Brings Broadfoot Drawings to Life

The staff and volunteers at Twin Pines Conservation Education Center use the character studies of Lennis Broadfoot to bring some important conservation messages to nearly 600 students.

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Twin Pines Education Center celebrates National Hunting and Fishing Day

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