Events

Twin Pines Conservation Center: Programs for June 2024

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Discover Nature – Fishing Lessons 1 & 2
Registration period: May 22 – June 6
Date: Thursday, June 6, 2024, 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Location: Twin Pines Conservation Education Center
Lesson 1: Learn the parts and function of a spin cast fishing rod and reel. How to cast safely and
successfully. How to fasten basic tackle to a fishing line. Learn techniques to catch fish and handle it
properly. Lesson 2: How to Tie a Knot and Bait a Hook combines instruction with hands-on fishing to
teach young anglers and families intermediate fishing techniques and skills. Participants will learn to
tie an improved clinch knot and how to properly secure bait on hooks.

Please note: Participants will be able to take what they learned and go fishing. Fishing equipment,
instructors/coaches and bait/lures will be provided. Each participant must register for this program
individually.

Discover Nature – Fishing Lesson 3 & 4
Registration period: May 22 – June 7
Date: Friday, June 7, 2024, 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Location: Twin Pines Conservation Education Center
Lesson 3: Five Common Missouri Fish-Their Anatomy, Habitat, and Life Cycle combines instruction
with hands-on fishing to teach young anglers and their family’s basic biological concepts and
functions specific to largemouth bass, bluegill, hybrid sunfish, channel catfish and rainbow trout.
Participants will learn the different components of fish anatomy and their functions. In addition,
participants will learn about various types of fish habitat and aquatic food webs. Lesson 4: Fishing
with Lures and Fishing Regulations combines instruction with hands-on fishing to teach young
anglers and families how to properly select a fishing lure based on desired fish species, weather and
water conditions. In addition, participants will learn how to identify and understand fishing
regulations.

Please note:  Participants are limited to anglers ages 7 and older. We encourage the entire family to participate.
Fishing equipment, instructors/coaches and bait/lures will be provided. Adults who do not wish to
fish must always accompany their child(ren). Participants must have completed Lessons 1 and 2
prior to attending Lessons 3 & 4. Participants do NOT need a fishing permit to fish during this
program. For additional information or questions contact LuAnn Conway at (573) 325-1381 ext.
6036.

Nature Art – Monarch Butterfly Watercolor
Registration period: May 22 – June 7
Date: Friday, June 7, 2024, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Location: Twin Pines Conservation Education Center
Come discover the beauty of the Monarch butterfly as you create your own watercolor painting and
learn about the lifecycle of Monarch butterflies.

Discover Nature: Dragonflies (Virtual)
Registration period: May 22 – June 11
Date: June 11, 2024, 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Location: Twin Pines Conservation Education Center
Join us as we explore the wonders of dragonflies and what species call Missouri home in this
informative virtual program.

Nature Art: Pine Needlers
Registration period: May 21 – June 27
Date: Thursday, June 27, 2024, 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Location: Twin Pines Conservation Education Center
This class is a 12-month program (June 2024-May 2025) that meets each month. You will learn
simple, but beautiful embroidery techniques as we explore some of the most stunning and unique
wildflowers native to Missouri.

By signing up, you are committing to attend all twelve of the monthly sessions so that you will be
able to complete all 15 blocks for an entire quilt.
Please note that a virtual class on this subject is offered from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. on this date
(June 27, 2024.)

Information

Open Seasonally. Check website for details.
20086 Highway 60
Winona, MO 65588

Additional Information

Travelers With Disabilities Information
ADA Fully Compliant
Smoking Policy
No Smoking
Activities On-site
Biking / Walking Trails
Fishing
Activities Within 10 Miles
Backpacking Trail
Golf
Fishing
Equestrian Trails
Hunting
Canoeing Outfitters
Camping
Biking / Walking Trails
Cost Of Admission
Free Admission
General Interest Info
Gift / Souvenir Shop
Open Seasonally Only
Group Policy
Advance Contact Requested
Pet Policy
Pets On Leash Allowed
Suitable For These Age Groups
Family Friendly
Types Of Payment Accepted
Mastercard
Visa
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Cash