Federation Report - March 5, 2021
Closing Saturday Evening at 6:45

Our auctions and raffles will close tomorrow evening, March 6th, at 6:45. Don't miss out on the last few hours to bid.
Awards Ceremony Tonight

Our Conservation Achievement Award winners have been announced. Please join us tonight, Friday, March 5th at 6:00, as we formally celebrate and hear a few words from our recipients. Scholarships, Risberg Memorial Grants, and student awards will also be announced tonight.
Ticket Reservation Info

For those who have already purchased the $40 or $70 tickets, you will have access to all the events except for the Young Professionals Trivia Night. If you have not purchased a ticket, but would like to attend our Awards Ceremony or Fundraiser event, you can still reserve a ticket at the link below. Invite your friends and family to attend!
We are here to help!

If you need assistance at any time before or during Convention, please do not hesitate to contact us. You can email us at info@confedmo.org or call the CFM Office at 573-634-2322. We can help you with your registration, bidding, raffle, accessibility, and maybe even audio/video!
How well do you know your conservation trivia?

The CFM Young Professionals are hosting a virtual trivia night tonight after Convention. If you are between the ages of 21-40, are Missouri-based, and have an interest in the outdoors, you're invited! Cost is only $10 to register. $20 gift cards will be awarded to the winning team! Invite your friends and join us tonight at 7:30pm. If you have any questions, contact Colton Zirkle at 573-634-2322 ext. 104 at the CFM office.
Pull for Conservation: Northwest

Registration is now open for the Northwest Pull for Conservation. Our 6th Annual Conservation Federation Sporting Clays Classic will be on Saturday, April 17th at Boot Hill Shooting Ground LLC in Hamilton.

Individual and team registrations are available and we have several sponsorship options as well! We hope to see you in-person, very soon. Invite people to join you! Registration will include a 1-year CFM membership and lunch will be provided by the Northwest Electric Power Cooperative.
Governor's Youth Turkey Hunt

The Governors Youth Turkey Hunt applications are due March 31st. This hunt is a cooperative effort between Governor Mike Parson, the Conservation Federation of Missouri, National Wild Turkey Federation, the Missouri Department of Conservation, state legislators, and a host of private landowners and other volunteers. In the spirit of what the Governors Youth Hunt represents, qualified applicants should be youths ages 10 to 15 that, ideally, are interested in giving hunting a try but have not yet had the opportunity.
Business Partner Spotlight:
Missouri Wildflowers Nursery

Now's the time to start thinking about spring planting! Mervin Wallace founded Missouri Wildflowers Nursery in 1984 with the idea of growing and selling native plants and seeds. Mr. Wallace knew from the age of 10 that he had a passion for plants. After college, he got to be much more acquainted with native species through his search for Missouri's 36 species of native orchids. With very few exceptions, Missouri is the genetic origin of all of their plants which has contributed largely to the Nursery's success. View their plants online or visit the nursery in-person just south of Jefferson City.
Ozark Outdoors

Purchase this book by Dr. Mark Morgan, and 50% of the proceeds will be donated to the Conservation Leadership Corps (CLC)!

Hunting and fishing are engrained in American culture. However, the true value of outdoor sports is far greater than retail sales, annual licenses and permits, or the number of participants. It's about the experience. Folklore is a powerful way to stabilize cultural practices and traditions. Conversations could begin at home, the workplace, or in the classroom, so start one today!

The book is available online in the CFM Store!
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.
Hot Item at the CFM Store!

Two colors of the CFM t-shirt are available right now! $14 per shirt includes shipping! Help spread the word of CFM.
CFM Platinum Sponsors

Thank you to the dedicated partnership from our platinum sponsors!

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 into a Certified Wildlife Habitat®.