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15 Sep

It’s Almost Time To Pick Persimmons

By Rick Thom Persimmon fruits are delicious, healthy, and versatile.  They taste somewhat like a date mixed with an apricot with hints of honey.  But only somewhat. You’ll have to […]

Briana
September 15, 2021
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Calling all Sportswomen!

Originally published in the CFM magazine. Yes, you heard me correctly, SportsWOMEN!  I’d like to tell you about Artemis.  Artemis is an initiative of the National Wildlife Federation to engage […]

Briana
August 26, 2021
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Join or Die

Guest Post “Join or Die.” That was the motto on the revolutionary war flag featuring a cartoon attributed to Benjamin Franklin. The famous image featured a woodcut showing a snake […]

Briana
August 25, 2021
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CLC Gathered for a Day on the Water with Missouri River Relief

The Conservation Leadership Corps (CLC) is a program supported by the Conservation Federation of Missouri (CFM) that allows students from high school and college to be involved and take action […]

Briana
July 22, 2021
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Watkins Mill State Park Fishing Report

While it felt like I caught the same 7-inch, male bluegill about 30 times, it was still a heck of a morning at Watkins Mill State Park in early June.  […]

Briana
June 3, 2021
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29 Apr

Pickled Morels

by Gilbert Randolph Larger morels can be sliced, while smaller ones can be cooked whole. Sycamore groves in a floodplain, the austere trunks of cottonwoods, the short, scraggly ash, all […]

Briana
April 29, 2021
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15 Mar

DIY Paddlefish Caviar

by Gilbert Randolph The river was low, silty banks glistening in the sun and I’d spent a few hours already trying to catch a paddlefish. I was casting into a […]

Briana
March 15, 2021
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16 Dec

Giving Back to Conservation by Joining CFM

By Tom Westhoff If you love the Missouri outdoors and its wildlife then you need to check out the Conservation Federation of Missouri and consider joining this group of Missouri […]

Briana
December 16, 2020
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14 Dec

The Incomparable Joel Vance

By Jim Low   By now, most of you know that one of the most powerful voices for conservation has fallen silent. Joel M. Vance, treasured friend and mentor to […]

Briana
December 14, 2020
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20 Nov

Artemis Sportswomen

As sportswomen we often end up using clothing and gear that are hand-me-downs from our male counterparts or men-centric items off the shelf that have been colored pink and marketed […]

Briana
November 20, 2020
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