Federation Report - May 26, 2023

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

AAPRA Now Accepting

Nominations For Pugsley Award

The American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration is now accepting nominations for the Pugsley Medal Award, which is awarded to citizens, political leaders, park and conservation professionals who have dedicated their efforts to the advancement of parks and conservation at the local, regional, state, or national levels. Medal recipients inspire us as they have accomplished great things in furthering the parks and conservation agenda in the United States in their community in their region or state or nationally. To nominate visit their website HERE.

Pugsley Medal Award

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.

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 Breeding 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 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.

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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®.

Register Here

CFM Platinum Sponsors

Thank you to the dedicated partnership from our platinum sponsors!

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