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Beautiful in the wild and delicous to eat. Don't forget to follow the guildlines for a safe and happy holiday meal. For more information on preparation and storage you can contact the USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline at: 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) or send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org. The holine is open on Thanksgiving Day from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. eastern time. Also available is the MissouriFamilies Solutions for better living newsletter online: missourifamilies.org/features/nutritionarticles/nu200.htm which features Purchasing, thawing and cooking your turkey. Have a safe and happy holiday!
Beginning Beekeeping Class
The Jefferson County Beekeepers Association is pleased to announce that they will be offering a one day Beginning Beekeeping Class on Saturday, December 7, 2013 at 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. at the University of Missouri Extension, 301 3rd Street,Hillsboro, Missouri.The class will be taught by members of the JCBA and will focus on keeping bees in Jefferson County. The content of the class will be on the basics of beekeeping including equipment, purchasing bees, set up and care of your colonies for the first year. The cost of the class is $45.00 for the first family member and $10.00 per person for any additionalfamily member. Register by calling University of Missouri Extension at (636) 797-5391
Big River Watershed News - 2013
Release of Draft Restoration Plan (and appendices) for review and comment available online at Missouri Department of Natural Resource - Natural Resource Damages Information. Please see links under title “DRAFT Southeast Missouri Ozarks Regional Restoration Plan”
to see actual text of the plan and its appendices.
You’re Invited! The Missouri Department of Natural Resources, the U.S. Forest Service and U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service have developed a regional restoration plan to restore southeast Missouri’s natural resources injured by hazardous substances released from current and historic mining operations. The agencies will hold a series of PUBLIC MEETINGS and are seeking comments on the restoration plan. Representatives from the department, the Forest Service and Fish & Wildlife Service will explain the Draft Southeast Missouri Ozarks Regional Restoration Plan and Environmental Assessment at public meetings in Hillsboro, Park Hills, Potosi, Fredericktown and Viburnum. During the meetings, the public will have the opportunity to ask questions and formally comment on the restoration plan
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