In January of 2013 the Boone County Conservation District acquired 82-acres of important conservation land along the Piscasaw

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Craig Johnson, Farm Manager, K-B Farms Inc., accepts plaque recognizing the donation of land to the Boone County Conservation District. Pictured from left to right: Dan Kane, BCCD Executive Director; Craig Johnson, K-B Farm Manager; and Matt Bullard, BCCD Board President.

Creek south of Woodstock Road. The 82-acre site became the Funderburg Conservation Area, which was purchased from K-B Farms as a very generous bargain sale. However, the location and topography along the road prohibited the creation of a public access and parking area.

In March of this year, K-B Farms Inc., solved the public access problem when it donated an acre of land along Woodstock Road on the west side of the Funderburg Conservation Area. This donation provides a location for a public entrance and enough area for a small parking area. The Boone County Conservation District recognized this generous and thoughtful gift at their April 23 Board meeting by presenting a plaque to Mr. Craig Johnson, K-B Farms Manager, who represented the landowners.

The Funderburg Conservation Area is an important habitat for many species in greatest need of conservation – including nesting habitat for the American Bald Eagle. The Boone County Conservation District plans…

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