Twin Pines Conservation Education Center: Programs for August 2022

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These programs will be offered at Twin Pines Conservation Education Center in August of 2022:

Native Plants: Dyeing with Nature’s Colors

Registration period: July 20 – August 9

Date: Tuesday, August 9, 2022, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Location: Twin Pines Conservation Education Center

Roots, bark, leaves, flowers, and even lichens can all make colorful dyes. Create your own colors as we show you the basic process of dyeing with organic materials. You will be amazed how many colors you can create from plants growing in your own backyard.


Finger Weaving and Crocheting

Registration period: July 26 – August 16

Date:  Tuesday, August 16, 2022, 10 a.m.–11 a.m. (Finger Weaving) and 11 a.m.–12 p.m. (Crocheting)

Location:  Twin Pines Conservation Education Center

Using the previous week’s wool dyed from natural items, such as native Missouri plants, participants will be given the choice to learn a weaving technique using their fingers (no weaving loom) or learn to crochet.  Both techniques were common in the Ozarks during historic times.


Pie Iron Cooking (Virtual)

Registration period:  July 27 – August 17

Date:  Wednesday, August 17, 2022, 10 a.m.–11 a.m.

Location:  Twin Pines Conservation Education Center

See how to make a sandwich, entre’ and dessert with either bread or frozen pie crust using a pie iron over an open fire.


Family Fishing Day

No registration needed

Date:  Saturday, August 20, 2022, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Location: Twin Pines Conservation Education Center

Do you wish you could get away and enjoy a little time as a family?  Join the Twin Pines staff as we host our annual Family Fishing Day.  Enjoy grilled hot dogs and lemonade.  Compete to see who can catch the most or the biggest fish.  Try your luck at our free prize drawing or you can just relax in the shade of one of Missouri’s pines.  For this event only, no Missouri fishing license is required.


Nature Art: Pine Needlers

Registration period: July 20 – August 23

Date: Tuesday, August 23, 2022, 6 p.m.-7 p.m.

Location: Twin Pines Conservation Education Center

This class is a 12-month program that will meet once a month all year long. You will learn simple, but beautiful embroidery techniques as we explore some of the most stunning and unique Winged Things found in the beautiful landscapes of 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.

A virtual class, “Things with Wings,” will be offered on the same date from 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm for those unable to take the in-person class.  Registration for the virtual class starts at the same time as the on-site class.




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
Canoeing Outfitters
Equestrian 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