Camdenton man wins one of the citizen conservationists
A group of Missouri citizen conservationists were awarded for their volunteer and professional efforts to improve and protect our natural resources at the recently held CFM Conservation Awards ceremony. Chosen from a select group of nominees, the award winners for 2013 represent the best of the best, according to a news release.
The City of Osage Beach is sponsoring adult softball leagues for the spring season at Osage Beach City Park. Interested participants can sign-up through April 30.
Sign-ups for the Laurie men’s wood bat softball league and co-ed softball league are open now until April 18.
Although the Ozarks is home to several unusual animal species, such as cavefish and pink salamanders, perhaps its most unusual species is one that it is fairly new to the region.
The sixth Missouri National Archery in the Schools Program (MoNASP) tournament at Tan-Tar-A Resort March 28–29 turned into a record-fest in which the state record score fell and fell again, and again.
Bill Cassidy, Osage Beach Bait & Tackle owner and award-winning fisherman, said crappie are quite abundant right now, however, are not biting as frequently.
Legislation is currently working its way through the Missouri Senate (SB964) and House of Representatives (HB2031) to change the classification of captive cervids (deer) from "wildlife" to "livestock."
Cory Steckler of Rocky Mount, Mo., weighed a five-bass limit totaling 21 pounds, 4 ounces March 1 to win the second Walmart Bass Fishing League Ozark Division tournament of 2014 on Lake of the Ozarks. For his victory, Steckler earned $3,889.
Missourians from every corner of the state are asked to do spring cleaning outdoors and help fight litter through the state’s annual No MOre Trash! Bash throughout the month of April.
The Laurie Hillbilly Fairgrounds 27-Acre Garage Sale is now accepting vendor applications for the May 3 event.
Units provide more than 1,020 service hours in one day
Work done March 29 by Boy Scout units during Scout Service Day at the Lake of the Ozarks State Park provide benefits for park personnel and those who use the area.
Parts of park still under repair; pond not refilled until 2015
After closing for about eight months following extensive flood damage, the Osage Beach City Park reopened April 1 for public use. However, additional needed repairs to parts of the 92-acre facility, including one baseball field and its popular pond, could not be completed until later this year or 2015.
For five-plus years, Lake of the Ozarks State Park has drawn more than 2 million visitors annually
Each year Missouri State Parks have an impact on the state’s economy in excess of $1 billion, according to the Missouri Department of Natural Resources (DNR). With Lake of the Ozarks State Park outdrawing all others by an almost 2-to-1 margin, it alone is responsible for a large percentage of that annual impact.
Learn spoonbill tips, attend spoonbill tourneys near Warsaw on the Lake
It’s a sure sign spring can’t be too far off when the phone starts ringing for spoonbill lodging and guide reservation requests at the Old Oar House Inn (The House) located on mile marker 81 of the Lake of the Ozarks.
The Missouri Whitetail Breeders and Hunting Ranch Association sponsored what they deemed a Town Hall Meeting in Macon on Friday night to discuss Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD), Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease (EHD) and the future of their industry.