Content tagged with "Twin Pines Conservation Education Center"

Ozarks Pioneer Tells the Tale of Hogs in Missouri

Melanie Carden-Jessen portrays an Ozarks pioneer hog caller
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.  More

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. More

River Cane Dream Catcher

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

Seriously Fun Nature Programs

Woman holding a river cane dream catcher
Take home handmade treasures and lifelong conservation lessons from Twin Pines' Discover Nature programs. More
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So What's It Like To Be An Agent?

Agents Emery and Baldridge help area youth understand their job as 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. More
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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. More
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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.  More

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. More

Twin Pines Education Center celebrates National Hunting and Fishing Day

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