Outdoors

CFM awards annual Risberg Grants

The Conservation Federation of Missouri (CFM) awarded the annual David Risberg Memorial Grants for the third year in a row at the affiliate luncheon during our annual convention. These grants honor the memory of David A. Risberg, who was passionate about conservation, by making conservation projects across Missouri possible. These grants are only available to CFM affiliate organizations.

Theodosia Marina Resort has been in business for 68 Years

By Bill Cooper
    In June of 1952, the Cook family made plans for a new family business in the rugged Ozark Mountains of southern Missouri. Their plans included a small dock, cafe, and motel on the not-quite-filled Corps of Engineers’ Bull Shoals Lake.

College reunion held while snagging paddlefish

By Larry Dablemont
    I headed for Lake of the Ozarks one morning last week under sunny skies. When I got there it was raining. Of course it was! Every time I have been fishing the past month it has been raining or was about to.

USDA invests more than $250,00 in Missouri to restore glades and woodlands in the central Ozarks

The U.S. Department of Agriculture will invest more than $250,000 this fiscal year in Missouri, through the Joint Chiefs’ Landscape Restoration Partnership to Restore Glades and Woodlands in the Central Ozarks.  The funds will be available through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) to forest landowners in 10 counties in south-central Missouri.

MDC to temporarily waive fishing permits starting Friday

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) and the Missouri Conservation Commission announce they are temporarily waiving permit requirements for sport fishing and daily trout tags for Missouri residents and nonresidents whose fishing privileges are not otherwise suspended.