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Missouri Resident Charged for Transporting Deer Out of State

St. Louis, Mo | June 11, 2015 - Charles "Sam" James was charged for violating the Lacey Act by engaging in conduct involving the sale of white-tailed deer whose transfer violated both the Missouri and Florida Law.   James, 54, is the co-owner of Timber Hollow Whitetails, located near Mexico, Missouri. According to the indictment, in October 2013 James sold and transported 11 live white-tailed deer from Missouri…
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Attend Trout Fest at Bennett Spring State Park This Weekend

Bennett Springs, Mo | June 5    Trout Fest is finally here. The festival begins tomorrow morning at the whistle, and will continue until Sunday afternoon.    The inaugural Trout Fest is being held during Missouri's Free Fishing Weekend. The purpose of the event is to celebrate trout fishing opportunities at Missouri State Parks, while highlighting the importance of conservation.    The Department of Conservation is tagging 100 trout per…
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Free Fly Fishing Seminar by Noteworthy Fly Fisherman Mark Van Patten

Mark Van Patten, the Streams Coordination Biologist for Missouri Department of Conservation, will provide 2 hours of his program Fly Fishing from A-Z. Mark has condensed nearly 50 years of fly fishing experience down to its essence, specifically for Bennett Spring State Park. Date: June 6 Time: 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Place: Dining Lodge Conference Room He promises to dispel many of the mysteries of fly fishing for…
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Trout Fest: Celebrating Trout and Trout Fishing

Enjoy free fishing at Bennett Spring State Park while taking in the Inaugural Trout Fest event. Bennett Springs, Mo | May 21 - The inaugural Trout Fest is being held during Missouri's Free Fishing Weekend (June 6 & 7) at Bennett Spring State Park. The purpose of the event is to celebrate trout fishing opportunities at Missouri State Parks, while highlighting the importance of conservation.  The Department of Conservation…
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Explore the Outdoors: Kansas City Auction Live Online

If you can't attend the Conservation Federation of Missouri's Explore the Outdoors: Kansas City regional event on May 9, then you are going to miss out on a great time. But you can still win some of our outstanding auction items through the online auction. If you've always dreamed of taking an African safari, well here's your chance. CFM is auctioning an incredible African plains game hunt. Other items up for…
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Seminars to Showcase Kansas City’s Outdoor Opportunities

Open to the public, seminars to kick off CFM's first regional event   Kansas City, Mo | April 16 - The Conservation Federation of Missouri (CFM) announced the speakers and seminar subjects for its inaugural regional event series. Explore the Outdoors: Kansas City will occur May 9 in Independence, Missouri at Bass Pro Shops and Stoney Creek Inn.  The seminars will kick off the event at 3 p.m. at Bass Pro…
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Esteemed CFM Conservation Awards Presented

The Conservation Federation of Missouri (CFM) recognizes conservationists throughout Missouri for their outstanding achievement and efforts for conservation throughout the year. Conserving our air, water, soil and wildlife resources is an ongoing challenge that requires a continuing commitment by all citizens. Many people have made outstanding personal efforts toward some aspect of conservation, either individually or as part of an organization. Through these awards CFM…
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