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Missouri State Museum launches Missouri state Capitol virtual tour series

Missouri State Museum recently launched a Missouri state Capitol virtual tour series for educators and the public. The video series is an introduction to the history and artwork of the Capitol, to government and historic resources found in the building and to the Missouri State Museum. The videos can be used instead of a class field trip or to prepare for an in-person visit.

Missouri NRCS announces February 26th cut-off date for Conservation Stewardship Program-Classic

Agricultural producers wanting to enhance current conservation efforts are encouraged to apply for the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP)-Classic, formerly known as CSP-General.

Remembering a chipmunk from long ago

By Larry Dablemont
    When a twelve-year-old boy becomes a hunter he gets to where he longs to shoot something! When I was 12, I started tying my single-shot16-gauge Iver Johnson shotgun to the handlebars of my bicycle, stuffing my pocket with a half-dozen shells, and peddling down some gravel road to a patch of woods near the river, where my only goal in life became the collecting of two or three squirrels to bring home for supper.

Excitement builds for outdoor adventure in 2021

By Bill Cooper
    The greatest excitement about the outdoors in 2020, for me personally, centered around the cancellation of numerous media trips, which I had been scheduled attend. COVID became the eminent killer of outdoor media trips for me and dozens of other outdoor writers. However, 2021 is shaping up to be a better year for outdoor communicators.

Handicap access is added to Bourbon Community Center

    Installation of the new entrance doors to the Bourbon Community Center is now complete.  We appreciate the local community organizations who generously donated to the project, the 30 year old doors have been replaced by industrial doors that will last for years and open safely to all visitors.