There is an old saying in karst: “Whatever goes down, must come up.”
By Jo Schaper
Fulbright Spring, gone for a hundred years, resurfaces in Springfield
The gist of the story is that the city is in the midst of a rehab project near Founder’s Park (the area near W. College and Fort St.) to create greenspace from [...]
Posted by Bill Graham, MDC
Nevada, Mo. – Biologists have found zebra mussels in a lake at the Schell-Osage Conservation Area, which is in Vernon and St. Clair counties in west central Missouri. Zebra mussels are an invasive species from Eurasia that can cause ecological and property damage
A Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) crew conducting a [...]
More than 150,000 votes were cast in online survey celebrating Missouri’s ‘Year of the Trout’
JEFFERSON CITY – Gov. Jay Nixon today announced that Roaring River State Park near Cassville has been selected by Missourians, through an online poll on Missouri’s state website, MO.gov, as their favorite state park for trout fishing. Out of more [...]
April 15 Deadline to Apply for Youth Conservation Corps Summer Jobs
Rolla, Mo. – Monday April 15, 2013 is the deadline for male and female area youth 15-18 years of age to apply for seven summer jobs on Mark Twain National Forest through the Youth Conservation Corps.
The Youth Conservation Corps is a summer work program for [...]
(The article below comes from the Missouri Bicycle and Pedestrian Federation (http://www. MoBikeFed.org) Harrisonville, where Missouri Representative Rick Brattin is from, is in west central Missouri, south of Kansas City. The opinions expressed are those of that organization. This is an often contentious issue, depending on one’s experiences with cyclists on the [...]
LITTLE ROCK, AR— Deputy Secretary of the Interior David J. Hayes today announced that the White River, along with its watershed, has been named the nation’s second National Blueway. Hayes was joined by Senator Mark Pryor, Congressman Tim Griffin, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army Terrence “Rock” Salt, Deputy Undersecretary of Agriculture Ann Mills, [...]
The Missouri Fox Trotting Highway is scheduled to be dedicated Saturday, Sept. 8, at 5 p.m. at the Missouri Fox Trotting Horse Breed Association in Ava, Mo.
Representative Tony Dugger sponsored the legislation, naming Highway 5 in Douglas and Wright Counties from Ava to Mansfield the Missouri Fox Trotting Highway.
Developed from horses in the Missouri [...]
Yesterday, Mark Twain National Forest released this update via their website:
“Late Wednesday afternoon, August 1, 2012, fire crews were able to start burn-out on the unsecured portions of fireline on the Potato Cave wildfire. As of 5:00 pm, they are about 50% completed with the burn-out operation. There have been no control [...]
Story on KY3 out of Springfield, MO. Smallin Cave is a well-known Ozark, Mo., cave that has recently been commercialized, due to its connection to the Missouri Civil War. The owner, Kevin Bright, had seen a shark tooth fossil in the ceiling before. This fossil, of a shark fin spine approximately 350 million years [...]
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. –The Army Corps of Engineers Little Rock District has increased releases from its White River basin lakes to lower lake levels after the heavy rains in March. Now that the rivers downstream have begun receding, water is being released in a controlled fashion following pre-determined plans.
The releases are being [...]