Wildwood, Mo. — A few white oak trees and some baskets can earn those willing to spend a little time outdoors a bit of extra money.
The Missouri Department of Conservation's (MDC) George O. White State Nursery will be purchasing white oak acorns for $0.40 per pound on Tuesday, Oct. 6, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Rockwoods Reservation, 2751 Glencoe Road in Wildwood. Interested collectors must contact the Rockwoods Reservation office prior to collecting at 636-458-2236 for important information. Seed will only be purchased if collected correctly.