Federation Report - April 14, 2023

Pull for Conservation: Northwest Walk-up Registrations Welcome!

The annual Pull for Conservation: Northwest, will be taking place TOMORROW Saturday, April 15th, in Hamilton, MO. Sponsored by Northwest Missouri's Energy Cooperatives, this event is a great way to test your shooting skills, have some fun, and support conservation at the same time! Lunch and drinks will be provided. To learn more visit our website HERE.

Pull for Conservation: Northwest

Applications for Conservation Leadership Corp Now Open

The Conservation Leadership Corps began accepting applications April 1. CLC is a multi-year leadership development program for juniors and seniors in high school and college students. The program will start in the fall. We invite students in their sophomore year of high school through sophomore year in college to apply. To learn more about CLC and to apply, click HERE.

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MDC Survey for Bennett Springs Anglers

The Missouri Department of Conservation is seeking input from anyone that has fished at Bennett Springs in the past year. The answers provided will help inform decisions for the future management of Bennett Springs. To fill out the survey, visit MDC's webpage HERE, and click the "Bennett Angler Survey" link on the right side of the page.

Bennett Springs Survey

MDC Releases 2022

CWD Numbers

The Missouri Department of Conservation released a press release Monday announcing the preliminary Chronic Wasting Disease data collected in 2022. Of over 33,000 harvested deer tested in Missouri, 117 were positive for CWD. These numbers include test results from MDC targeted culling operations. To read the whole press release and see the breakdown of CWD positive deer by county, visit MDC's website HERE.

CWD Press Release

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Action Center Now!

Missouri's legislative session is back at the Capitol, and CFM is tracking all proposed bills that might affect our state's outdoors. Missouri's legislative session has reached the mid-way point in the session with Spring Break this week. So far, no harmful legislation has crossed chambers, but we will continue to monitor the bills and send out action alerts as necessary. Don’t forget to join us at Conservation Day at the Capitol on Wednesday, April 5th. This year’s Legislative Session ends on Friday, May 12th. To stay up to date on what's going on at the Capitol building and get notified when we need your help, sign up for our Legislative Action Center by clicking the link HERE.

LAC Sign Up Page

Missouri Invasive Plant Council

Seeking Input

The Missouri Invasive Plant Council (MoIP) are seeking feedback on their proposal to state legislators to cease the sale of certain invasive plants within Missouri. MoIP wants to collect as much information as possible form the public on their knowledge and perception of certain invasive species. You can provide input on as many invasive species as you would like. The deadline to submit is May 31. To fill out the survey, visit the link HERE. To learn more about MoIP, you can visit their website HERE.

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CFM Store Restocked!

Our online store is now restocked with all your favorite merchandise, including our new Voice of Missouri Outdoors shirts! We also have hats, Charles Schwartz prints, drinkware, and so much more! Represent the Conservation Federation of Missouri with some new gear!

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If you witness or suspect a wildlife violation, report it to your local conservation agent or call the toll-free number 1-800-392-1111. You may remain anonymous and you may ask to be considered for a reward if you wish.

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Certified Wildlife Habitat ®

Recognize your commitment to wildlife and certify your yard, balcony container garden, schoolyard, work landscape, or roadside green space as a Certified Wildlife Habitat®.

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CFM Platinum Sponsors

Thank you to the dedicated partnership from our platinum sponsors!

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