Twin Pines Conservation Center: Programs for March 2024

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Prescribed Burn Workshop: Prescribed Burn Demonstration Field Day

Registration period: December 27 – March 1

Date: Saturday, March 2, 2024 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Location: Twin Pines Conservation Education Center

Landowners that own property within Shannon, Carter, Ripley and Oregon Counties will be given highest registration priority.

The online “Official Missouri Prescribed Burn Course” must be completed before attending this event. You can register for the online portion here:   The online course has a $25 charge to a third-party host (not MDC) and can be completed in approximately 2 – 4 hours. Please bring your certificate of completion and mileage sheet to the Demonstration Field Day.

We will be conducting a prescribed burn so please dress accordingly with leather boots, leather gloves, cotton pants, cotton long sleeve shirt, and safety glasses. Participants will learn about burn equipment, burn line installation, safe weather parameters, ignition operations, and other techniques to safely conduct a prescribed burn.

If inclement weather, workshop will be held indoors at the same site.


Mammals: Bears of Missouri (VIRTUAL)

Registration period: February 6 – March 6

Date: Wednesday, March 6, 2024 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.

Location: Online only

Join us as we discuss some fun facts about black bears in Missouri. The bear population continues to increase around the state, so being “Bear Aware” is more important than ever.


Nature Art: Pine Needlers (VIRTUAL)

Registration period: February 21 – March 20

Date: Thursday, March 21, 2024 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Location: Online only

Learn embroidery techniques while also exploring “Trees of Missouri” by stitching quilt blocks based on that theme.


Nature Art: Pine Needlers

Registration period: February 22 – March 21

Date: Thursday, March 21, 2024 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Location: Twin Pines Conservation Education Center

This class is a 12-month program (June 2023-May 2024) that meets each month. You will learn simple, but beautiful embroidery techniques as we explore some of the most stunning and unique trees 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.


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
Activities Within 10 Miles
Backpacking Trail
Equestrian Trails
Canoeing Outfitters
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
Personal Check