9th Conference on Private Property Rights
Saturday – August 1
9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Cinema II Theatre, S. Highway 181, Cabool, Missouri
Sponsored by Ozarks Property Rights Congress
The theme for this year’s Conference is How Local Citizens Can Deal With Intrusive Governmental Agencies & Non-Governmental Organizations
State Senator Chuck Purgason will give his inspirational perspective on protecting ourselves from agencies.
Dr. Max Thornsberry, President of R-CALF USA will talk about the National Animal Identification System and the USDA.
Ray Cunio, Citizens for Private Property Rights, will discuss The Clean Water Restoration Act, its connection with Missouri DNR’s Stream Re-Classification and how these tie in with Agenda 21. A representative from Missouri DNR has been invited to speak.
Bob Parker will be speaking on EPA and DNR plans for Missouri watersheds.
Doreen Hannes will bring us up to speed on the regulation of normal gardening and home-grown food practices. International treaties are effecting proposed legislation to control our gardens.
The afternoon schedule will culminate with a panel discussion/question and answer session.
For the 6th year, The REAL Conservationist Award will be given. Previous recipients are: (2003)Sarah Steelman, (2004)The Texas County Commissioners: Joe Whetstine, Don Shellhammer, Linda Garrett, (2005)Wanda Benton, (2006) Ray Cunio and Derry Brownfield, (2007)Chuck Purgason and Russell Wood, (2008)Doreen Hannes, and Mary Rivera.
DVDs of the USDA/NAIS Listening Session, June 9, 2009 in Jefferson City will be available for purchase. We will also have a videographer there to video the Conference with DVDs available about after the Conference.