News Roundup – September 2012

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

North Fork Day Use Area Temporarily Closed

September 17, 2012

Mark Twain National Forest’s Ava/Cassville/Willow Springs Ranger District is temporarily closing the North Fork Day Use area to remove a deteriorated boat launch.
The project is scheduled to start Monday September 17, 2012 and be completed by the end of the week September 21, 2012. If adverse weather or unforeseen circumstances arise, the project could last until Friday October 5, 2012, weekends inclusive.visit site

Conserving and serving

September 20, 2012

Local MDC workers tend to county’s natural resources and enhance citizens’ outdoor recreation opportunities. So what exactly does the four-man crew at the Missouri Department of Conservation office in Houston do?
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Fall colors 2012

September 13, 2012

Coming soon to a forest and grassland near you. Visit the U.S. Forest Service’s 2012 Fall Colors Web pages. They have some very useful tools to help plan your adventure to see fall trees and wildflowers this autumn. And there are fun things for the kids to do as well.visit site

Mark Twain National Forest Lifts Fire Restrictions

September 4, 2012

Although restrictions have been lifted, forest visitors are asked to continue to be “very careful” with any open fire. The rain has eased drought conditions but a few days of sun will dry out fuels.visit site


Unveiling of Sac River Mountain Bike Trail’s new “Barnvilion”!

September 6, 2012

Join the Midwest Off Road Cyclists (MORC) and Ozark Greenways to cut a ribbon on the awesome new pavilion made from reused materials from the old barn 11am Friday September 7, 2012.visit site

Stoic Ti Kettle – 700ml

September 1, 2012

We just saw a link on Section Hiker to a 700ml Stoic Titanium kettle available from Backcountry.com at 50% off. We’ve not got one, but it sounds like a great deal. Let us know what you think if you buy one.visit site



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