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Clean a Stream with CFM this Saturday

Stream Team is ge aring up for a great cleanup. Join CFM's Brandon Butler and Emma Kessinger in St. Louis on Saturday, March 28.    Missouri Stream Team is a working partnership of citizens who are concerned about streams in Missouri. The Stream Team Program provides an opportunity for all citizens to get involved in river conservation.    This clean up event runs all day, so feel free…
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Conservation Day at the Capitol Quickly Approaching

What: Conservation Day at the Capitol Where: Missouri State Capitol Date: April 2, 2015 Time: 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Join CFM for the inaugural Conservation Day at the Capitol on April 2, 2015. This event has been designed to bring conservationists from across Missouri to the Capitol for a day of promoting and supporting our natural resources and outdoor heritage. The entire 3rd floor Rotunda will be filled with booths hosted…
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Explore the Outdoors in Kansas City with the Conservation Federation of Missouri

CFM regional event to highlight outdoor opportunities and celebrate conservation Kansas City, Mo | March 20 The Conservation Federation of Missouri (CFM) is launching its regional outdoor education event series on May 9 in Independence, Missouri at Bass Pro Shops and Stoney Creek Inn. The event has been designed as both an educational and entertaining experience. The event begins at 3 p.m. at Bass Pro Shops with…
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Missouri State Parks Second to None

Missouri State Parks Second to None
Click here to vote for Ha Ha Tonka as the best state park.   Bennett Spring was the first Missouri state park I ever visited. As I rolled down the long and winding hill that leads into the lush valley below with its mesmerizing spring creek, I began looking for a place to pay my entrance fee. After driving in circles for over 10 minutes,…
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Chronic Wasting Disease Continues to Spread in Missouri

Missouri’s designation as a Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) state seems to be solidified. The fatal disease continues to show up in the CWD containment zone, and has now spread into a new area of the state. Missouri has long been recognized as a premier white-tailed deer hunting destination. Now we must wonder what the future holds. This past week, the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC)…
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House Hearing MONDAY on House Bill 955

Missouri is nationally recognized as a leader of conservation, and is well known for its immense public waterway systems. House Bill 955, to be heard Monday in a committee hearing, could change this fact by potentially limiting public access to "navigable watercourse" that have been deemed navigable. This bill has the potential to affect how sportsmen and outdoor recreationalists have historically used streams and waterways. It…
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American Cervid Alliance Falsifies Missouri News Article

Jefferson City, Mo | March 6, 2015 - The Conservation Federation of Missouri (CFM) condemns the recent actions taken by the American Cervid Alliance in publishing a false op-ed piece in several Missouri newspapers. The piece was represented as if it had been written by Rep. Bryan Spencer. Rep. Spencer notified The Joplin Globe on March 5 that the column recently published was not written by him. The…
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Conservation Day at the Capitol

What: Conservation Day at the Capitol Where: Missouri State Capitol Date: April 2, 2015 Time: 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mark your calendar to attend the inaugural Conservation Day at the Capitol on April 2, 2015. This event has been designed to bring conservationists from all across Missouri together at the Capitol for a day of promoting and supporting our natural resources and outdoor heritage. We have reserved the entire 3rd floor Rotunda…
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Senate Bill 56 Substitute Addresses Non-Resident Permits

Legislation that would have eliminated fees for resident hunting, fishing and trapping permits has been replaced by a substitute version of Senate Bill 56. The new version of Senate Bill 56 addresses non-resident landowner permits. Senator Brian Munzlinger, the sponsor of Senate Bill 56, offered the substitute after learning Missouri would lose nearly $20 million in Federal reimbursements tied to the sale of permits. The…
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Keynote Speakers Announced for Missouri Outdoor Summit

The Missouri Outdoor Summit is just 4 short weeks away.  The program is coming together and we are excited to announce our two keynote speakers: David Sobel, Antioch University of New England, will speak on Why 21st Century Children Need Nature. Author of numerous publications, David's areas of expertise include place-based education, children and nature, parenting and nature and more. Dr. Sonja Wilhelm Stanis, University of Missouri,…
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