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Register by March 5

Date: Thursday, March 7, 2019 - 10:30am to 12:00pm

Location: Twin Pines Conservation Education Center

Continue your journey of discovery with this month’s Pine Needlers. As you work on the sixth block to your “prairie” themed quilt, learn about how snakes contribute to and use the diversity provided by Missouri’s prairie lands. This program is designed for ages 16 and up. Under 18 must have a parent or guardian present. To make a reservation, call 888-283-0364 or register on-line at www.mdc.mo.gov/twinpines. For further information, you can call 573-325-1381.

Register by March 5

Date: Thursday, March 7, 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Location: Twin Pines Conservation Education Center

Continue your journey of discovery with this month’s Pine Needlers. As you work on the sixth block to your “prairie” themed quilt, learn about how snakes contribute to and use the diversity provided by Missouri’s prairie lands. This program is designed for ages 16 and up. Under 18 must have a parent or guardian present. To make a reservation, call 888-283-0364 or register on-line at www.mdc.mo.gov/twinpines. For further information, you can call 573-325-1381.

Register by April 1

Date: Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - 12:30pm to 2:30pm

Location: Twin Pines Conservation Education Center

Stretch your creative limits and make something special for yourself or a friend using antlers as the base for jewelry. Sara Bradshaw will be the guest presenter for this unique class and will teach you the techniques needed to produce a one-of-a-kind treasure. Materials will be provided. Class size limit of 15. This program is designed for ages 16 and up. Under 18 must have a parent or guardian present. To make a reservation, register on-line or call 888-283-0364. For further information, you can call 573-325-1381.

Date: Saturday, April 6, 2019 - 9:00am to 11:00am

Location: Twin Pines Conservation Education Center

Celebrate the wonders of nature. Join Cindy Bridges and hike the trails at Greer Spring and roam through a variety of Ozark settings while you do some birding and learn about the habits and habitats of the birds you find. You never know what awaits at the next bend in the trail. Hikers will meet at Greer river access at 9:00 a.m. or at Twin Pines Conservation Education Center at 8:00 a.m. to shuttle to Greer. All ages are welcome. For further information, call 573-325-1381.

Date: Saturday, April 13, 2019 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

Location: Twin Pines Conservation Education Center

Food, friends and fun are staples of the Missouri Ozarks and the fun starts at 10 am, so join us for this family-oriented event. Twin Pines will be hosting demonstrations and workshops illustrating the traditions of the Ozarks and other forest heritage activities until 2 pm. Fish or learn archery. Listen to live music, featuring Mike Frazier and the Short Leaf Band starting at noon. Don’t forget to join us for the fish fry from 11 am to 1 pm or while supplies last. No reservations are necessary. For further information, call 573-325-1381.

Register by April 16

Date: Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 10:30am to 12:00pm

Location: Twin Pines Conservation Education Center

Pine Needlers continues as you work on the seventh block to your “prairie” themed quilt. This month learn about the bob white quail, what can be done to reduce its decline in population and improve the Missouri prairie land it calls home. This program is designed for ages 16 and up. Under 18 must have a parent or guardian present. To make a reservation, call 888-283-0364 or register on-line. For further information, you can call 573-325-1381.

Register by April 16

Date: Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Location: Twin Pines Conservation Education Center

Pine Needlers continues as you work on the seventh block to your “prairie” themed quilt. This month learn about the bob white quail, what can be done to reduce its decline in population and improve the Missouri prairie land it calls home. This program is designed for ages 16 and up. Under 18 must have a parent or guardian present. To make a reservation, call 888-283-0364 or register on-line. For further information, you can call 573-325-1381.

Register by May 11

Date: Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 10:30am to 12:00pm

Location: Twin Pines Conservation Education Center

What’s next for the Pine Needlers? The answer is: the eighth block to your “prairie” themed quilt featuring the bluestem grass. Prairies are not only about the flowers that decorate the landscape but about the different grasses that act as the backdrop to their color. These grasses are tough, drought resistant and provide valuable forage for grazing animals and seed for a variety of other species. This program is designed for ages 16 and up. Under 18 must have a parent or guardian present. To make a reservation, call 888-283-0364 or register on-line at www.mdc.mo.gov/twinpines. For further information, you can call 573-325-1381.

Register by May 11

Date: Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Location: Twin Pines Conservation Education Center

What’s next for the Pine Needlers? The answer is: the eighth block to your “prairie” themed quilt featuring the bluestem grass. Prairies are not only about the flowers that decorate the landscape but about the different grasses that act as the backdrop to their color. These grasses are tough, drought resistant and provide valuable forage for grazing animals and seed for a variety of other species. This program is designed for ages 16 and up. Under 18 must have a parent or guardian present. To make a reservation, call 888-283-0364 or register on-line at www.mdc.mo.gov/twinpines. For further information, you can call 573-325-1381.

Register by May 22

Date: Saturday, May 25, 2019 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

Location: Twin Pines Conservation Education Center

As the days get longer and the sun warms the air, people come out to enjoy the spring season. But, people are not the only things that “come to life” when spring arrives. Spring plants unfold their leaves and work to bear fruit. The staff at Twin Pines is taking advantage of that bounty with a class on how to prepare foods, such as, wild strawberries and sassafras for your table. Other wild plants will also be used depending upon availability. This program is for ages 16 and up. Under 18 must have a parent or guardian present. To make a reservation, call 888-283-0364 or register on-line at www.mdc.mo.gov/twinpines. For further information, call 573-325-1381.

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