The Federation Report
November 30, 2018

In This Issue

From Our Blog:

Public Lands are American Freedom
Gravel bar camping under the stars is only one privilege of public land ownership. (credit: Ben Stahlschmidt)

Sitting high upon an Ozark ridge, waiting on a buck to wander by, I spent a few hours in deep reflection wandering back through the memories of another year's worth of adventure across our beautiful expanse of Missouri's great outdoors. The common thread of my incredible recollection being - public lands and water. I am so thankful to live in a country where lands remain for me to wander wild and free. 
The number of nights I spent this past year sleeping on gravel bars wasn't close to the number of nights I spent sleeping in hotels, but it is those few nights under the stars, and an

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End of Year Donation 


For 83 years, the Conservation Federation of Missouri (CFM) has led the fight to restore and conserve Missouri's wildlife and natural resources. Yet, if history has taught us anything, it is that our work is never complete. Each new year brings different challenges. CFM needs your support as we prepare to continue to work for you in 2019.
Please help us protect Missouri's outdoors with your end of the year donation.
Your donation will help us with our mission,  to ensure conservation of Missouri's wildlife and natural resources, and preservation of our state's rich outdoor heritage through advocacy, education and partnerships.
In 2019, CFM will continue to raise awareness by holding Explore the Outdoors events in five cities. CFM will continue to raise awareness of conservation issues and concerns across our state through different media outlets including social media, podcasts, press releases and our magazine. We will work diligently with the Missouri Legislature to help educate elected officials in their decision to support conservation, natural resources and our parks.
As a sincere token of our appreciation, you can receive the travel mug with your donation of $100 or more.
When considering how much to give, please remember the Conservation Federation of Missouri stands between you and the many special interest groups willing and able to destroy Missouri's magnificent natural resources that we all cherish .
CFM is proud to serve as "The Voice for Missouri Outdoors."  Thank you for your donation and for being a friend of conservation.

Application period opens for David Risberg Memorial Affiliate Grants 

Missouri Heritage Hunting Federation was just one of the many affiliates that received grant money in 2018.

The Risberg Memorial Affiliate Grants are awarded by the Conservation Federation of Missouri in honor of David A. Risberg. Only CFM affiliated organizations are eligible to apply. The purpose of these grants is to provide an opportunity for affiliates to take action on conservation by implementing projects funded in whole or in part through this endowment. Learn more HERE

We look forward to seeing what great work our affiliates plan to do in 2019. Application deadline is February 16, 2019. 

Conservation Achievement Awards 
Nominations now being accepted

Click  HERE to learn more about how you can nominate someone today. Nominations due no later than December 31.  Please choose only ONE category per nomination.

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