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Recap: Saving Bull Creek

April Monthly Meeting Recap: Loring Bullard and Bob Kipfer Presented on Bull Creek Our April Meeting was on Friday, April 5th, at the Watershed Center! Loring Bullard and Robert Kipfer discussed their newly published book, Saving Bull Creek, which you can purchase here. Loring Bullard is the Watershed Planning/Grant Assistant for the James River Basin …

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Saving Bull Creek

April Monthly Meeting Our April Meeting will take place on Friday April 5th! Join us at 7:30 a.m. at the Watershed Center.  Loring Bullard and Robert Kipfer will discuss their newly published book, Saving Bull Creek. It describes the history of the Bull Creek watershed from Native American habitation to the present and looks at the impact of …

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WCC Alumni Spotlight – Taylor Dye

Watershed Conservation Corps Alumni Spotlight: Taylor Dye Taylor worked with Watershed as a Watershed Conservation Corps member in 2022 and as a Crew lead until July 2023. Her crew traveled around the region and primarily served the National Park Service and United States Forest Service. They worked on prairies, glades, military and historical parks, and …

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Dan Hoy, Bass Pro Sustainability Update

April Monthly Meeting Our April Meeting will take place on Friday April 5th! Join us at 7:30 a.m. at the Watershed Center.  Dan Hoy, Bass Pro Shops Cabela’s Director of Facilities, will share how Bass Pro Shops leverages facility management for resource conservation and sustainability. Dan’s career spans more than 40 years with Bass Pro Shops, …

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Watershed Looks Ahead – Springfield News-Leader Feature

Watershed Featured in Local News Springfield News-Leader featured Watershed to spotlight our efforts to prepare for the future during our 40th Anniversary! Read the story here. Main takeaway: “Watershed Committee aims to raise $2 million in 2024. Those donations will allow for education, projects and programs to continue and grow. It will also help ensure …

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Watershed’s 4th Decade – KSMU Feature

Watershed Featured in Local News KSMU – Ozarks Public Radio featured Watershed to spotlight our efforts to prepare for the future during our 40th Anniversary! Read or listen to the article here. Main takeaway: “Watershed’s Executive Director Mike Kromrey said it’s now time to look at what it’s going to take to protect our water for …

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Recap: History of Logging Shortleaf Pine

March Monthly Meeting Recap: James Guldin Presented on the Gasconade Mills: History of the first commercial harvests of shortleaf pine in Missouri. Our March Meeting was on Friday, March 1st, at the Watershed Center! Mr. Guldin is a retired USDA Forest Service research scientist in forest ecology and silviculture. He said the State of Missouri …

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Recap: World Wetlands Day Presentation

February Monthly Meeting Recap: Mr. Frank Nelson with Missouri Dept. of Conservation Presented on World Wetlands Day Our February Meeting was Friday, February 2nd, at the Watershed Center! Frank Nelson is the Wetland Systems Manager with the Missouri Department of Conservation. Mr. Nelson gave background on World Wetlands Day, noting that it was adopted by …

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