Tue Feb 4

1:00 p.m.

1:00 – 9:00 p.m.


Foyer (open map)

7:00 p.m.

7:00 – 11:00 p.m.


Windgate Hall (open map)

Join us for famous Lutz’s BBQ, beer, and wine!

Wed Feb 5

8:00 a.m.

8:00 – 9:30 a.m.

Welcome and Plenary

Paradise A, B (open map)

James M. Guldin, Ph.D.
Center for Forest Restoration and Management, USDA Forest Service

10:00 a.m.

10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Plenary Panel Discussion: Adaptation and Evolution of Management Strategies for Wildlife, Soil, Water and Forest Resources in Missouri

Paradise A, B (open map)

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.
Center for Forest Restoration and Management, USDA Forest Service

Jeff Boxrucker
Reservoir Fisheries Habitat Partnership

John Kabrick
Northern Research Station, USDA Forest Service

11:30 a.m.

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.


Available for purchase

Windgate Hall

1:00  p.m.

1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Fisheries Student Papers

MOAFS sponsored session.

Paradise A (open map)

Management Evaluation of White Bass Population Dynamics and Exploitation in a South Central Missouri Reservoir
Presenter: Joey Root

How does electrofishing power and environmental factors affect Smallmouth Bass catchability in mid-sized Ozark Rivers?
Presenter: Mike Thomas

Assessing Gizzard Shad Population Dynamics in the Upper Mississippi River
Presenter: Katelyn Bebee

Impacts of wastewater effluents on Ozark fish community structure
Presenter: Kelly Hoyer

Quantifying morphology of Cyprinella lutrensis x venusta hybrids in a Missouri reservoir
Presenter: Topher Hockaday

Application of a Traditional Fisheries Management Technique on a Newly Established Fish Species in North America
Presenter: Kim H. Hae

1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Shortleaf Pine Silviculture

MOSAF sponsered workshop. Silvicultural secrets of shortleaf pine—for better or worse.

Paradise B (open map)

…more coming soon…