News Roundup – May 2012

A roundup of links to other websites with news and articles we’ve found interesting this month.

Peaceful Moments at Tingler Prairie

This short article from the Howell County News tells of a family’s visit to Tingler Prairie. Outdoor lands have much to offer, even when you just want to enjoy a spring day. Visit site…

Visitor’s Center Opens at Table Rock Dam

The Dewey Short Visitor Center opens today at Table Rock Dam. It features educational and interpretive displays and has great views of both Table Rock Lake and Lake Taneycomo. Visit site…



Big Bay Campground Open

Big Bay Campground in Shell Knob is already open for the season. There’s a new host for the season and some new regulations. Visit site…

Snakes in Missouri

The Springfield News-Leader has a new article series describing the snakes of Missouri and tells what to fear, and not fear about them. Visit site…


Bear spends day in tree in Seymour

Yes, bears normally spend their days in the trees. But this was right in the city of Seymour in someone’s front yard. Onlookers and the Missouri Dept of conservation were on hand to check out the situation. He eventually left of his own accord after nightfall. Article in the Springfield News-Leader.Visit site…

Missouri Dept Conservation Hiking Club

Wanting to hike but don’t want to go alone? Not sure where to go? Need transportation? MDC volunteers lead hikes each month, carpooling from the Springfield Nature Center. May 26th they’re going to Drury-Mincy Conservation Area. Reservations required. Call 417-888-4237 for more information.


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