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Explore the Outdoors in St. Louis with CFM

A CFM Regional Event to Highlight Outdoor Opportunities and Celebrate Conservation in St. Louis The Conservation Federation of Missouri (CFM) is continuing its regional Explore the Outdoors event series on October 24 in St. Louis, Missouri. The event is both educational and informative, with fun activities the whole family can enjoy. See the event flyer here. Explore the Outdoors: St. Louis begins at 11 a.m. at…
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The Missouri Corn Merchandising Council joins CFM as a Business Alliance

The Conservation Federation of Missouri welcomes the Missouri Corn Merchandising Council as a Platinum Level Business Alliance member.   Photo: Gary Marshall, Missouri Corn Merchandising Council CEO, accepts the granite display that Platinum Level Business Alliance members receive for their membership. (From left: Brandon Butler, Gary Marshall and Rehan Nana) Missouri Corn is headquartered in Jefferson City, Missouri. The organization consists of corn growers invested in developing and expanding…
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CFM Welcomes Martin Metal as a Business Alliance Member

The Conservation Federation of Missouri is pleased to announce Martin Metal as our newest Platinum Level Business Alliance member. Martin Metal, located in Versailles, Missouri, is a multi-faceted company offering everything you need for your           next building project. "Martin Metal is proud to be supporting the outdoors through the Conservation Federation of Missouri," said Jason Martin of Martin Metal. "Being a Missouri-based company, we look for every opportunity to support the state. We understand…
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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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