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Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Evening With Nature

When:  Tuesday, March 13, 2018, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Rolla Middle School
1111 Soest Road, Rolla MO map...


The Meramec Hills Chapter of the Missouri Master Naturalists will host “Evening with Nature” on Tuesday, March 13 from 5:30 – 8:30 pm at Rolla Middle School. The event is free and open to the public. Nature-related organizations will have over 25 exhibits with interactive activities for children, parents and anyone curious about Missouri’s outdoors. The highlight of the evening will be two presentations at 6 and 7 pm, featuring live animal ambassadors from the Wonders of Wildlife National Museum and Aquarium. Wonders of Wildlife, voted USA Today’s ‘Best New Attraction for 2017’, is a not-for-profit conservation education center celebrating people who hunt, fish, and act as stewards of the land and water. Participants will have a chance to win a bluebird house, get a free native tree, and explore many aspects of nature and the outdoors from Missouri native fishes and native wildlife to the numerous trees that cover Missouri’s hills. Visitors will be able to test their skill at identifying mammal furs and tracks, learn how to move like an animal, learn to be bear aware, and even learn how to fold an origami butterfly. For more information please call 573-364-6195 or email:




Chantae H. Alfred,
MU Extension in Phelps County
phone: 573-458-6260

2018 Grow Your Farm Miller County (Session 2 of 10)

When:  Tuesday, March 13, 2018, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Eldon Career Center
112 S. Pine Street, Eldon MO map...


Grow Your Farm is designed for prospective farmers, beginners with some experience and seasoned farmers who want to make a "new beginning" with alternative farming methods. MU Extension specialists and experienced, innovative farmers teach the sessions. Participants attend a set of practical seminars and field days to learn from MU Extension specialists, farmers and agribusiness operators.This course will help you: Identify and prioritize personal and family values and use them as the foundation for the farm mission statement and goals. Learn how to "walk the farm" to assess the land and its facilities. Learn to evaluate the feasibility of particular farm opportunities. Understand the components of a business plan and create one of your own. Understand financial aspects of a business plan and review popular tools to manage financial records. Consider different types of agricultural marketing and draft a marketing plan. Become familiar with a variety of legal issues that pertain to farming enterprises. Network with other farmers.  more...

Session topic:

Walking the Farm


There is a reduced fee of $35 for veterans and those from socially disadvantaged groups. Contact Patricia Barrett at 573-369-2394 or for more information. Register by March 3 at the MU Extension Center in Miller County, 134 Second St., P.O. Box 20, Tuscumbia, MO 65082. more...



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There is a reduced fee of $35 for veterans, Latinos and those from socially disadvantaged groups. There is a $130 fee for two attendees from the same farm and a $25 fee for each additional person from the same farm.


Patricia Barrett,
MU Extension in Miller County
phone: 573-369-2394

Regional Local Emergency Planning Committee (Session 2 of 2)

When:  Tuesday, March 13, 2018, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

State Patrol Headquarters
Willow Springs MO


Meeting with Regional local emergency management team.

Session topic:

Regional Local Emergency Planning Committee Meeting




Camelia Younger,
MU Extension in Shannon County
phone: 573-226-3268