Federation Report - April 26, 2024

CFM 50/50 Raffle Closing Soon!

CFM will be running a 50/50 Raffle through the month of April! At the end of the month, we will draw one random participant, and they will take home half of the total pot! This is a great way to support conservation efforts in the state, and have the chance to win big while doing it. Visit CFM5050.com on April 1st to purchase your tickets!

Get Your 50/50 tickets HERE!

CLC Applications Close Soon!

CFM is excited to announce that we are accepting applications for new students in our premier youth education program, the Conservation Leadership Corp. CLC is open to high school and college students who are interested in the outdoors, and would like to develop their leadership and other professionals skills. The application deadline is April 30th. To learn more about the program, and to submit an application, visit our website HERE.

Fill Out Your CLC Application Here!

Join Us July 11 For Our Columbia Banquet!

CFM will be hosting a Banquet at the Bass Pro Shops in Columbia to honor and celebrate the career of retiring MDC Director Sara Parker Pauley! There will be fun for all, and a great meal too! Registration is now open, so to save your spot, visit our website HERE.

Reserve Your Seat Here

Pull for Conservation: Central Registration Now Open!

Registration for CFM's Pull for Conservation: Central is now open! Join us on Saturday, August 10, for a day of fun and competition at Prairie Grove Shooting Sports in Columbia, MO. Visit our website HERE to register today!

Pull for Conservation: Central Registration

Invasive Bills

Plant Bill Update

Only three weeks of the legislative session remain, so act now to help get the Cease the Sale bills passed yet this session! Missouri Senate Bill 1281 would ban the sale of five invasive plants in the state of Missouri, including Bush Honeysuckle. On the House side, Missouri House Bill 2412 is awaiting being brought to the floor for a vote. Contact your state senator and your state representative to voice your support for SB 1281 and HB 2412 respectively. More information on these bills, and the rest of the bills we are tracking on our Legislative Action Center at confedmo.org/lac.

Visit CFM's Legislative Action Center

MDC Names Jason Sumners as Tenth Director!

Missouri Department of Conservation began a national search for the newest Director after current director Sara Parker Pauley announced her planned retirement for June. They have just announced that current MDC Deputy Director Jason Sumners has been chosen to take the position on June 1st. Sumners currently serves has the Deputy Director of Resource Management, and has previously served as Chief of the Wildlife and Science branches with the Department. To view MDC's whole release, visit the link below.

MDC's Press Release

Native Plant Sales

The Missouri Prairie Foundation will be hosting native plant sales throughout the state this Spring, More information on each Missouri Prairie Foundation/Grow Native! sale, including participating vendors and pre-order details, can be found HERE.

Native Plant Sale

CFM Store Restocked!

Our online store is full of 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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National Wildlife Federation

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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