December Monthly Meeting

Join us Friday, November 4, at 7:30 am at the Watershed Center for our November Monthly Meeting. Our presenter Linda Bower has been a Missouri Master Naturalist since 2013. The Missouri Master Naturalist program is a community-based natural resource education and volunteer service program for adults sponsored by the MDC and the University of Missouri Extension. …

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Watershed Conservation Corps at Hercules Glades Wilderness

The Watershed Conservation Corps has been hard at work at Hercules Glades Wilderness Areas About Hercules Glades: The Hercules Glades trail system spans over 32 miles near Forsyth, Missouri, and offers a beautiful landscape with multiple hiking routes. Its name comes from the limestone glades throughout the Wilderness and the nearby town of Hercules. The …

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2022 National Onsite Wastewater Mega Conference

Springfield, MO, hosted the 2022 National Onsite Wastewater Mega Conference this year. The three-day conference was held at University Plaza Hotel and Convention Center from October 30th through November 2nd, and about 530 people were in attendance.  Organizations that hosted the event include NOWRA, NAWT, SORA, and MSO. According to the National Onsite Wastewater Recycling …

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Updates on the Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP)

The following is a News Release provided by Missouri Programs announcing seven projects, including our James River Headwaters project (listed in bold). Call our office at (417)-866-1127 or contact Greene and Webster County officials to inquire about project opportunities. NRCS Missouri Announces Funding Opportunities for Farmers and Landowners Under Seven Regional Partnership Projects Contact: Missouri Programs …

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November Monthly Meeting Recap

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 …

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Drought Discussion during Water: Establishing Resilience Conference

Missouri State University and the Tri-State Water Resource Coalition hosted the Water: Establishing Resilience conference at Darr Agricultural Center on Tuesday, November 1st. Roddy Rogers, Executive Director of Southwest Missouri Water (SWMO), hosted the event. To open, Roddy established the importance of attendees’ efforts, mentioning how a single “water job” generates 3.98 other jobs. He …

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November Monthly Meeting

Join us Friday, November 4, at 7:30 am at the Watershed Center for our November Monthly Meeting. The Watershed Conservation Corps will host a special program with a reception following the meeting to celebrate Caleb Sanders’ career transition.Randall Willoughby with the Missouri Department of Natural Resources will give a quarterly update, and meeting attendees are …

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Soil Health Workshop Connects Community to Learn About Best Practices in Agriculture

Our Soil Health workshop took place on September 12, 2022, in Stockton, MO, at the Zumwalt Expo Center. Forty-six participants learned about promising solutions to help restore soil health while increasing farm profits and supporting biodiversity. The workshop began with a rainfall simulator demonstration by Drexel Atkisson, where participants saw the impact of soil management …

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