Press Releases

CFM is Supporting Youth Conservationists this #GivingTuesday

Jefferson City, Mo | November 24, 2015 - The Conservation Federation of Missouri (CFM) is supporting the future of conservation this #GivingTuesday. CFM is raising funds to get more college students involved in conservation. #GivingTuesday is exactly one week from today. It is the first Tuesday following Black Friday and Cyber Monday. The day harnesses the collective power of individuals by celebrating and encouraging giving,…
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CFM Seeks to Inspire Young Conservationists with #GivingTuesday Fundraiser

Jefferson City, Mo | November 17, 2015 -  The Conservation Federation of Missouri (CFM) has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving. CFM is focusing on the future of conservation by raising funds for conservation education. One venue CFM is highlighting is a relatively new organization, the Missouri Collegiate Conservation Alliance (MCCA). #GivingTuesday is the first Tuesday following Black Friday and Cyber Monday. The day harnesses the collective power of…
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PRESS RELEASE: Seminar and Activity Schedule Released for CFM’s Explore the Outdoors: St. Louis

St. Louis, Mo | September 29, 2015 - The Conservation Federation of Missouri (CFM) announced the seminar schedule for its upcoming regional event. Explore the Outdoors: St. Louis is October 24 and will kick off at Powder Valley Conservation Nature Center in Kirkwood. This portion of the event is completely free and open to the public. The event begins at 11 a.m. with educational seminars and activities. Seminars…
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Share the Harvest and Feed the Hungry

Jefferson City, MO | September 15, 2015 - Share the Harvest helps provide healthy, protein-rich meat to Missourians in need. The program began in 1992 and has since donated over 3.3 million pounds of venison to the needy. Share the Harvest is a partnership of dedicated citizens, agencies and organizations. The Conservation Federation of Missouri administers the program with the Missouri Department of Conservation. Missouri Food Banks…
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Celebrating 80 Years of CFM

Jefferson City, MO | September 10, 2015 - This month marks the 80th anniversary of the  Conservation Federation of Missouri. On September 10, 1935, Missourians from around the state came together at the Tiger Hotel in Columbia to discuss the deplorable state of Missouri's natural resources. Foresters, hunters, wildlife enthusiasts and every kind of sportsman in between attended the meeting. Everyone realized our resources had hit bottom…
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PRESS RELEASE: Court Temporarily Blocks New MDC Captive Cervid Regulations

Jefferson City, MO | September 4, 2015 - In the case of Donald Hill, et al., v. Missouri Conservation Commission, Judge Robert D. Schollmeyer of the 20th Judicial Circuit Court of Missouri has granted a preliminary injunction, keeping the Missouri Department of Conservation from enforcing the new captive cervid regulations that went into effect January 30, 2015. The lawsuit was filed last November by several plaintiffs…
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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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