The Lake Today Recreation


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How to Start Seeds: Part 6: Planting to the garden

There are several planning steps before you are ready to transplant to the garden beds.

State parks to continue informational meetings in 2015

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.

US Coast Guard Auxiliary to offer ‘About Boating Safety’ course April 25 in Camdenton

The United States Coast Guard Auxiliary will be offering the About Boating Safely course April 25 at the Camdenton Fire Department, located at 35 College Avenue in Camdenton.

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There’s still time to join the Kilts and Kleats Softball Classic

Brandon Pharr, organizer of the Kilts and Kleats Softball Classic, said there is still time to enter a team for the May 9 event.

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Peregrine falcons are back at Sioux Island

Peregrine Project helps repopulate Mississippi Valley

One sign of spring already has arrived: peregrine falcons have returned to a nesting box at Ameren Missouri’s Sioux Energy Center.

MU Center for Agroforestry scheduled workshop detailing wildlife habitat, grass management, nut tree production April 11 in Laurie

A workshop April 11 by the University of Missouri Center for Agroforestry at the Allen Research and Education Project near Laurie, will detail agroforestry, timber management and land stewardship.

Old Kinderhook administration hosts public grand opening of The Lodge Sunday

A public grand opening is scheduled Sunday, April 12 for The Lodge at Old Kinderhook in Camdenton.

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Partners break ground on Ballparks of the Ozarks

Their plan is to open the facility in spring 2016

A crowd of more than 100 citizens stood Friday afternoon on a muddy field near the Camden County Saddle Club as Vernetti, Ramsey and their partners broke ground with golden shovels a 200-plus acre plot of land that will become the Ballparks of the Ozarks.

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Driftwood Outdoors: Turkey season fast approaching

It’s time to get serious about turkey hunting. By now, my neighbors are used to the strange sounds coming from my yard as I practice yelps, clucks, gobbles and kee-kees.

Bash Trash with MDC and MoDOT’s Annual Trash Bash

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.

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Fishing Tip: ‘Go fish and don’t worry about it‘

Weather changes may make fishing inconsistent, be confident and catch crappie, bass at the Lake

As the Lake waters begin to warm and almost ready to turn over, crappie action is kicking up.

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Boy Scouts hold Scout Service Day Saturday at Lake of the Ozark State Park

Service to others is a fundamental attribute of the Boy Scouts of America.

Wildflower walk at Bennett Spring State Park

Visitors will have the opportunity to discover spring wildflowers on a guided hike at Bennett Spring State Park on Saturday, April 11. Sponsored by Missouri State Parks, the hike will take place at 9:30 a.m. and will begin at the park nature center.

C.O.P.S. hosts first ever Suzie Sawyer Golf Classic in April

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.

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Missouri State Parks: Second to none

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.