Federation Report - May 13, 2023

Applications for CLC

Extended to 5/14

The Conservation Leadership Corps application period has been extended to Sunday, May 14. 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. The deadline to apply is just around the corner, so don't miss out!

CLC Application

RAWA Reintroduced

in Senate

Recovering America's Wildlife Act has been reintroduced to the U.S. Senate. RAWA would provide unprecedented funding to state and tribal land management agencies. RAWA now has 10 bipartisan cosponsors, and will likely move to the House soon! To learn more information about the bill and how to contact your Senators and Representatives, visit our website HERE. You can read primary sponsor Senator Heinrich's press release HERE for more info on the 10 cosponsors.


Life Member Event

Saturday, June 3

Calling all Life Members! Join us for our annual Life Member Celebration on Saturday, June 3rd in Rhineland, MO. Enjoy complementary food and drinks, a chance to participate in raffles, and great company. Free to all Life Members and Founders Circle Members. Click HERE to RSVP today. Not a Life Member? Click HERE to become one!

Life Member Event

Banquet Series: Columbia

Come join CFM at the Columbia Bass Pro Shops on Thursday, July 13th for our Banquet Series! The Banquet will feature keynote speaker Sarah Parker Pauley, the current director of the Missouri Department of Conservation. To reserve your spot, visit our website HERE.

Columbia Banquet Registration

Missouri Legislative Session

Ends Today

This year’s session ends on Friday, May 12 at 6:00 p.m. Thank you to all those that signed up for our LAC and engaged your representatives and senators. Because of you, we were able to defeat numerous pieces of harmful legislation. 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 alerts by clicking the link HERE.

LAC Sign Up Page

CFM is Hiring!

CFM is hiring a Development and Events Coordinator. This position will focus on planning CFM events and fundraising. For more details, visit our website HERE for more details. Position is open until filled. Resumes can be sent to mhaymaker@confedmo.org.

Development and Events Coordinator Posting

MDC Updates

MDC's Elk and Bear Permit Lotteries are now open until the end of May. Winners of the lottery will be announced by July 1st. Visit MDC's website HERE to purchase your chance for a permit.

MDC is looking for experienced birders to help with their annual Bird Breading Survey. Volunteers must be able to identify local birds by sight and sound. MDC needs one volunteer for each of the following counties: Barry, Cole, Dunklin, Sullivan, Gasconade, and Osage. If you are interested, visit MDC's website HERE for more information!

CFM 2024 Election Work to

Begin Soon

CFM’s ability to successfully achieve its mission depends on having an enthusiastic board with wide and varied backgrounds. Throughout its history CFM has been fortunate to have outstanding volunteer leadership.

In August the nominating committee will be seeking candidates for the 2024 ballot as follows:

· Vice President (1)

· Executive Committee (2)

· NWF Alternate Representative (1)

· Board of Directors (4)

Stay tuned for more information on nominations and elections.

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!

Shop Now!

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.

Learn More

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®.

Register Here

CFM Platinum Sponsors

Thank you to the dedicated partnership from our platinum sponsors!

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