Counties: Franklin, Gasconade, St. Louis, Warren & Washington
East Central PBA was organized in 2015. Equipment was purchased via a cooperative agreement between Missouri Department of Conservation, National Wild Turkey Federation, and the MO River Valley Chapter of Quail Forever located in Washington, MO. The grant was used to purchase the trailer and burn equipment.
President: Charlie Skornia, 573-418-9961, email@example.com
Wesley Hanks, Quail Forever Wildlife Biologist, firstname.lastname@example.org
Lia Heppermann, MDC Private Land Conservationist, email@example.com
Counties: Portions of Perry, Bollinger, and surrounding counties
The Foothills PBA was organized in 2021 by a group of local landowners wanting to work cooperatively with the community to increase the responsible use of prescribed fire on the local landscape. A trailer and prescribed burn equipment were purchased via a cooperative grant between Missouri Department of Conservation and Pheasants Forever & Quail Forever in Missouri through the Missouri Prescribed Fire Council.
President: Leo Loehnig, 314-620-5604, firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice President: Paul Breitenstein, 573-238-7554, email@example.com
Secretary/Treasurer: Travis DeGroot, 573-225-1321, firstname.lastname@example.org
FPBA email: email@example.com
Counties: Monroe and surrounding counties (Macon, Shelby, Marion, Ralls, Audrain & Randolph)
Mark Twain PBA was started in 2015. The equipment was purchased via a cooperative agreement between Missouri Department of Conservation, National Wild Turkey Federation, and the Mark Twain Quail Forever Chapter located in Paris, MO. The grant was used to purchase the trailer and burn equipment available to its members.
President: Dave Harmon, (314) 307-8746, firstname.lastname@example.org
Courtney Nicks, Quail Forever Wildlife Biologist, email@example.com
Jamie Ebbesmeyer, MDC Private Land Conservationist, firstname.lastname@example.org
Counties: Boone and surrounding counties (Audrain, Howard, Cole, Callaway, Moniteau, Cooper & Randolph)
Mid MO PBA was started in 2022 with a mission to help central Missouri landowners overcome hurdles that limit the use of prescribed burning: lack of experience, training, equipment and, most of all, peoplepower to help conduct the burn. A grant from National Wild Turkey Federation, along with donations from Mid Mo Uplanders Quail Forever Chapter located in Columbia, MO, and private donors, was used to purchase the trailer and burn equipment available to its members.
President: Paul Beuselinck, (573) 489-6424, email@example.com
Vice President: Adam Sapp (573) 819-7509; firstname.lastname@example.org
Secretary/Treasurer: Lisa McBrayer (870) 405-7092, email@example.com
Ryan Lueckenhoff, MDC Community & Private Land Conservationist, firstname.lastname@example.org
Brady Lichtenberg, MO Soybean Conservation Programs Manager, email@example.com
MMPBA email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Counties: Camden, Dallas, Laclede and into adjacent counties
Organized in 2023 following two public meetings, the Niangua PBA is accepting membership and organizing local equipment to assist members with prescribed burns.
President: John Rundall, 319-540-6331, email@example.com
Vice President: Lance Dunbar, 812-725-4434, firstname.lastname@example.org
Secretary/Treasurer: Christy Rundall, 573-723-0544, email@example.com
Social media: @NianguaBasinPBA
NBPBA email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ozark PBA was started in 2015 by a group of landowners who, after experiencing difficulty completing prescribed burn projects on their own properties, joined forces and formed the Ozark PBA.
President: Donny Foerster, 573-593-4335, email@example.com
Devin Wood, MDC Private Land Conservationist, firstname.lastname@example.org
Established in 2015 with the support of NDA, the coop has been successful in raising awareness of private land habitat management through prairie and woodland restoration and prescribed burning thousands of acres annually.
Vice President: Troy VanRie, 660-341-1728, email@example.com
Counties: Crawford, Dent, Phelps and into adjacent counties
The Upper Meramec PBA was initiated by collaborative burning between a few landowners early in 2023 and officially formed after a public meeting in May of 2023. The PBA is accepting memberships to assist members with prescribed burns.
President: Joe Heller, 314-323-8808, firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice-President: Marty Reed, 314-852-1332, email@example.com
Counties: Bates, Vernon, Cedar, St. Clair & Henry
Upper Osage PBA was started in July, 2018 by local landowners that live in and around the Upper Osage Grassland priority geography in West Central Missouri.
President: Drew Coates, 816-591-8106, firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact: Len Gilmore, 417-839-0635, email@example.com
Aimee Coy, MDC Private Land Conservationist, firstname.lastname@example.org
Counties: Christian, Stone, Taney and into adjacent counties
Organized in 2023 following two public meetings, the White River PBA is accepting membership and organizing local equipment to assist members with prescribed burns.
President: Jared Webb, 417-319-4659, email@example.com
Vice President: Tim Russell, 417-207-2702, firstname.lastname@example.org