The concept of free state parks was something I had never considered. Now, I view this privilege as another in a long, long list of reasons why I consider Missouri to be the absolute best state in America for outdoor enthusiasts to live and visit.
The spring turkey hunting season starts with a youth-only weekend April 11-12 for young hunters ages 6-15. The regular spring season runs April 20 through May 10.
Crappie USA Inc., “America’s Premier National Crappie Fishing Tournament Organization” will be holding a qualifying event April 4 on Lake of the Ozarks at Osage Beach.
Carol Drysdale to give weekly fishing tips in The Lake Today
Even though Carol does not fish like her and Wayne did before moving to the Lake 15 years ago, she was able to carry on her passion for fishing in a new way earlier this year. She became the new owner of Osage Beach Bait & Tackle.
Sign-ups are now open for the 2015 adult spring softball league in men’s and co-ed divisions at Osage Beach City Park.
The process of gradually changing the plants environment from their ideal growing environment to true outdoor conditions is called “hardening off.”
Votes can be cast through March 30 in USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards
Ha Ha Tonka State Park in Camdenton is one of the most popular and visited parks in Missouri. However, now the park’s enthusiasts have a chance to name it one of the best state parks in the nation.
The Missouri Cave and Karst Conservancy is planning volunteer workdays to complete the Goodwin Sinkhole Pit and Cave Restoration April 11-12.
Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.) is hosting its first Suzie Sawyer Golf Classic Friday, April 10 at Lake Valley Golf and Country Club in Camdenton.
As part of an ongoing effort by Missouri State Parks to ensure citizens have input regarding facilities and services offered in state parks and historic sites, facilities will be holding informational meetings throughout the year.
Missouri’s designation as a Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) state seems to be solidified.
February, March and April are months when most of migratory songbirds return to the Ozarks
More than 100 bald eagles spend the coldest months of winter in the Lake Area, but surprisingly they aren’t the only birds that winter here at the Lake then migrate north in spring.
The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) has expanded pheasant hunting in Missouri from only the northern half of the state and a portion of the southeast to statewide starting with this year’s fall hunting season.
Project for Public Spaces and their partners at Livability Solutions have selected the city of Eldon as one of nine communities to receive free sustainability technical assistance in 2015.
Missouri fifth-graders may submit entries through March 23
In honor of Drinking Water Week, May 3-9, the Missouri Department of Natural Resources and American Water Works Association are holding a poster contest for Missouri fifth-graders to showcase the important role tap water plays in our daily lives.