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, firstname.lastname@example.org
Wesley Hanks, Quail Forever Wildlife Biologist, email@example.com
Lia Heppermann, MDC Private Land Conservationist, firstname.lastname@example.org
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, email@example.com
Vice President: Paul Breitenstein, 573-238-7554, 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: William Johnson, (573) 999-9904, email@example.com
Vice President: Paul Beuselinck, (573) 489-6424, 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 Soybeans Conservation Programs Manager, email@example.com
MMPBA 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
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, email@example.com
Contact: Len Gilmore, 417-839-0635, firstname.lastname@example.org
Aimee Coy, MDC Private Land Conservationist, email@example.com