Exploration, Exploitation and Conservation

Comparing History and Current Management

February 4-6, 2020

Tan-Tar-A Resort

Osage Beach, Missouri

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Keynote Speakers and Panelists

PLENARY TALK: Missouri Forests of the 21st Century – Opportunities and Challenges

Dr. James Guldin

PLENARY PANEL: Adaptation and Evolution of Management Strategies for Wildlife, Soil, Water and Forest Resources in Missouri

Join us for a plenary panel where you can ask our experts about the past, present and future management of natural resources in Missouri and the Ozark region with regard to forests, soils, fisheries, and overall landscape management, whether it be about past exploitation, restoration, reclamation or adaptive management.

James M. Guldin, Ph.D.
James M. Guldin, Ph.D.Center for Forest Restoration and Management, USDA Forest Service
Jeff Boxrucker
Jeff BoxruckerReservoir Fisheries Habitat Partnership
John Kabrick
John KabrickNorthern Research Station, USDA Forest Service
Newell Kitchen
Newell KitchenUSDA Agriculture Research Service


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The Missouri Natural Resources Conference (MNRC) is an annual meeting organized and sponsored by the Missouri Chapter of the American Fisheries Society, The Missouri Chapter of the Society of American Foresters, Missouri Chapter of the Wildlife Society and the Show-Me Chapter of the Soil and Water Conservation Society. This unique blend of disciplines, represented by the four societies, promotes wise use and management of Missouri’s natural resources. Each year the conference hosts approximately 1,000 established and aspiring natural resource professionals who meet to exchange information and ideas and encourage continued cooperation among resource professionals, agencies, and other natural resource stakeholders. Cooperating agencies are the Missouri Department of Conservation; University of Missouri, School of Natural Resources; Missouri Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit; U.S. Forest Service and Natural Resources Conservation Service.

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