11th Annual Private Lands Partners Day

BassPro White River Conference Center, Springfield, Missouri
October 2-4, 2018

Private Lands Partners Day (PLPD) brings together private landowner leaders and public partners from across the country to share their personal experiences with cooperative efforts to conserve rural working landscapes for both people and nature. The event, in its 11th year, has become the premier annual event spotlighting collaborative conservation and public-private conservation partnership.  


October 2: Evening Reception at BassPro White River Conference Center
October 3: Brief Presentation followed by All Day Field Tour
October 4: Full day of presentations at BassPro White River Conference Center with banquet dinner

Tuesday, October 2 - Thursday, October 4, 2018
BassPro White River Conference Center, 600 W. Sunshine, Springfield, MO
Full Conference Registration space is limited.


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Bass Pro Shop Angler’s Inn
(Across the street from from White River Conference Center)
621 W. Sunshine St.
Springfield, MO 65807
Group rate: $105 / night 
(Rate available until September 10)
To make a reservation, download their Reservation Form
or contact Adel Mardis at ammardis@big-cedar.com,
Phone: 800-445-5132, Fax: 417-339-5069

Group 10022N

La Quinta Inn & Suites Springfield South Hotel
(Shuttle Available between Hotel and White River Conference Center)
2535 S. Campbell Avenue
Springfield, MO 65807
Group rate: $103/night ($93 with a valid federal agency ID)
(Rate available until September 10)
Call 417-890-6060
Ask for the Partners for Conservation block


  • There will be both live and silent auctions to benefit Partners for Conservation
  • For those wanting to plan a longer visit to Missouri before or after the conference, you can start your vacation planning at the Springfield Website.
  • Organizers are hoping to offer an optional Friday tour, please check back here for details or email info@partnersforconservation.org to receive an email when the information is available.

REFUND POLICY: Full refund if registration is cancelled prior to September 14. No refunds after that date.

QUESTIONS? Please contact us at info@partnersforconservation.org.


Partners for Conservation
US Fish and Wildlife Service
US Fish and Wildlife Services - Partners for Fish and Wildlife


Bass Pro Shop
Missouri Conservation Development
USDA - Natural Resource Conservation Service
Missouri Corn
Missouri Soybeans
MFA Incorporated
Burner Bob
Missouri Farm Bureau
Quail Forever
Pheasants Forever
Missouri Pork Association
Audubon Certified
The Nature Conservancy
FCS Financial
Haubein Farms
Holton Capital Group
O'Reilly Hospitality Management, LLC
Boone and Crockett Club
Trout Unlimited
Forrest Keeling Nursery
Ute Creek Cattle Company
Ducks Unlimited
Missouri Conservation Heritage Foundation
Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services