Twin Pines Conservation Education Center: Programs for October 2022

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Nature Art:  Leaf Casting (Part 1) and (Part 2)

Registration period:  September 29 – October 12

Date:  Wednesday, October 12, 2022, 1 p.m.-2:30 pm and October 19, 2022, 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

Location:  Twin Pines Conservation Education Center

Making concrete leaf castings is fun and the more you experiment with different types of leaves, the more exciting the art becomes.  Cement castings of leaves are always eye-catching in the garden, especially when hand-painted in beautiful shades of greens, gold or even left the natural concrete color.

**This is a two-part class and attendance for both dates is mandatory for registration of this course.  Space is limited so sign up early.



Registration period:  September 27 – October 20

Date:  Thursday, October 20, 2022, 6 p.m.-7 p.m.

Location:  Twin Pines Conservation Education Center

Myths and superstitions abound concerning Halloween and its traditional seasonal icon, the owl. See Barred, Great Horned and Screech owls from the Dickerson Park Zoo and lay those myths and superstitions to rest. The 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. programs are for schools and the 6 p.m. program is for the public. This program is for all age groups and reservations are required. Register on-line at For further information, call 573-325-1381.


Wild Edibles:  Sumac and Paw Paw

Registration period:  September 28 – October 22 

Date:  Saturday, October 22, 2022, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Location:  Twin Pines Conservation Education Center

Increase your knowledge about sumac and paw paw while learning to make a variety of products made from these wild edibles for your friends and family.


Nature Art:  Pine Needlers

Registration period: September 25 – October 25

Date: Tuesday, October 25, 2022, 6 p.m.-7 p.m.

Location: Twin Pines Conservation Education Center

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.


Wild Edibles:  Cooking with Sumac (Virtual)

Registration period:  September 28 – October 25

Date:  Tuesday, October 25, 2022, 1 p.m.-2 p.m.

Location:  Twin Pines Conservation Education Center

Join the Twin Pines staff with this virtual program centered on sumac.  Not only will you learn about this plant, but you will be able to prepare it as a treat for your family and friends.


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
Cost Of Admission
Free Admission
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Gift / Souvenir Shop
Open Seasonally Only
Group Policy
Advance Contact Requested
Pet Policy
Pets On Leash Allowed
Suitable For These Age Groups
Family Friendly
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