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Missouri Resources - Spring 2014 Feature Stories
Water's Journey
Capitol Fossils

Where Does it Flow?
Modeling a Watershed Lesson Plan & Activity.

The Missouri River is one of America’s most important natural resources.

Off-Road Tires

Scrap Tire - The Road to ReTIREment
Missourians generate about 5 million scrap tires per year, or roughly one tire per person. What happens to tires when they get old and bald? 

Missouri Geological Survey - Earth science for everyone

McCracken CoresResearch and support services are available from the Missouri Geological Survey’s McCracken Core Library and Research Center; Frank C. Greene Geology Library; and the Missouri Geology Bibliography.


First Day HikesDoes your family want to make s’mores over a campfire and sleep under the stars? You’re in luck! Missouri State Parks is teaming up with The North Face's Explore Your Parks Program to teach families to learn to camp and learn to paddle.


Bridging Our History

Explore Missouri’s historic covered bridges

Explore Missouri’s historic covered bridges
Missouri's surviving covered bridges are precious examples of fine craftsmanship using simple but effective engineering techniques. They serve our generation as eloquent reminders of the texture of life in days gone by.

Sandy Creek Covered Bridge
Sandy Creek Covered Bridge

State Historic Site

Video Link

Locust Creek Covered Bridge State Historic Site
Locust Creek Covered Bridge
State Historic Site

Locust Creek Video Link

Burfordville Covered Bridge
Burfordville Covered Bridge

State Historic Site

Union Covered Bridge
Union Covered Bridge

State Historic Site

Stockton State Park Water Trail

The clear waters of Stockton Lake beckon visitors to water ski, scuba dive, swim, or fish. Located in Dadeville on a peninsula that juts northward between the Big and Little Sac arms of the lake, Stockton State Park offers easy access to the lake and its many recreational opportunities.

Rock Matters - Chert, A Geologic Mystery

Whether you call it chert or flint, chert is one of Missouri’s most common rocks, was prized by Native Americans They used chert to make arrowheads and scraping and cutting tools because it breaks with a curved or shell-like fracture, leaving edges as sharp as broken glass.



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