Our November Meeting took place at the Watershed Center on Nov. 4th at 7:30 am. 

The Watershed Conservation Corps hosted a special program highlighting the past season’s projects. They discussed local and federally-based projects, including but not limited to invasive species management, prescribed fire, tree planting, and trail maintenance at the following sites:
 
Forest Service
  • Hercules Glades
  • Greer Mill Trail
  • Ozark Trail (11 Point Section)
  • Woodchuck & White Oak Trail
  • Markham Spring
  • National Visitor Use Monitoring surveys

National Park Service

  • Buffalo River
  • Pea Ridge (Fire, Cedar)
  • Hot Springs (Fire, Invasive)
  • Ozark Scenic Riverways
  • Herbert Hoover National Historic Site
  • Wilson’s Creek
  • George Washington Carver
  • Arkansas Post

Local

  • Glade restoration
  • Prairie restoration
  • Urban invasive plant management
  • Native grass planting
  • Native tree planting
  • Native landscaping

The Nature Conservancy

  • Dunn Ranch Prairie
Randall Willoughby with the Missouri Department of Natural Resources gave a  quarterly update discussing the outlook of MDC plans and projects, including a timeline considering ARPA Grant allocations.
 
A reception was held after the meeting to honor WCC Director Caleb Sanders on his last day with the Watershed Committee of the Ozarks as he transitions to a Conservation Coordinator with the City of Springfield and Greene County.
Thank you for your time with us, Caleb!
Stay tuned to hear details on our Monthly Meetings to come. 
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