On April 28, Forest Supervisor David Wittekiend signed a Decision Notice, selecting Alternative 2 to be used in the Non-Native Invasive Plant Control Project to be implemented on all national forest lands in the state. (more…)
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Our March issue featured the Millstream Gardens-Silver Mines 42nd annual Whitewater Races both on the cover and inside.
Mark Wehking, a member of the Missouri Whitewater Association, was kind enough to send us the results. (more…)
The United States Forest Service Regions 8 and 9 (all National Forests east of the Mississippi River, plus Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas) issued an order on April 24 limiting human visitation on those units to try to slow the spread of White Nose Syndrome (WNS) a bat-borne infection which is killing off cave bats in the U.S. northeast and mid-Atlantic states. This order affects about 600 of Missouri’s 6300 known caves. (Photo of infected bat courtesy USF&W NE Region.) (more…)
While Traveler has chosen to remain upbeat, and not to dwell on the tough economic times, it’s always good to hear positive news, benefitting both the outdoors and local contractors like that which came today.
Mark Twain National Forest has awarded $2,300,000 in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) contracts to improve forest roads and recreation sites. (more…)