by Allison Vaughn

The Columbia Audubon Society, a founding member of the Missouri Bird Conservation Initiative, will be donating 100$ after a CAS Board approval as a sponsorship match to MoBCI for the Conservation Federation of Missouri’s upcoming Grasslands Summit. CFM is partnering with MDC and NRCS to bring you the Missouri Grasslands Summit, a three day event dedicated to sharing knowledge and collaborating on grasslands management within the state. The Summit will be held April 9-11, 2024 at the Capitol Plaza Hotel in Jefferson City, MO. Stay tuned at for more information on the agenda and registration. MoBCI has offered a challenge grant to serve as a sponsor of this important event that will bring all fields together to discuss the conservation of Missouri’s Grasslands, ranging from prairies, to glades to recovering pastures.