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Missouri Resources Magazine in order of issue date
(Prior to Winter/Spring 1994 the Department of Natural Resources magazine was called Missouri Resource Review.)

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Fall 2014 - Vol. 31, No. 4 coming soon

Front Cover: An MKT Railroad logo on a limestone bluff a short walk east of Rocheport testifies to the Katy Trail's railroad history.

Back Cover: Three dining rooms at the J. Huston Tavern in Arrow Rock provide a bright, comfortable setting to enjoy the restaurant's famous fried chicken.

Director's Comment: Parker Pauley - Subtle changes have been creating the middle tint of Missouri's environmental canvas.

Features:

Explore Missouri

News Briefs:

Time Exposures:

Our Missouri Waters:

Top Spots:

Trails Highlight

Rock Matters

Did You Know?

...But Not Least


Summer 2014 - Vol. 31, No. 3

Front Cover: Grand Gulf State Park in the Ozarks features a spectacular mile-long collapsed cave system.

Back Cover: St. Francois State Park is a great place to log some miles for the Governor's 100 Missouri Miles Challenge.

Director's Comment: Parker Pauley - It's about the People - DNR's 40th Anniversary.

Features:

Explore Missouri

News Briefs:

Time Exposures:

Our Missouri Waters

Top Spots:

Trails Highlight

Rock Matters

Did You Know?:

...But Not Least:


 

Spring 2014  – Vol. 31, No. 2

Front Cover: An Ostrich Fern rises from the forest floor at Hawn State Park. The unfurled, insect-like top of the young fern is called a “fiddlehead.”

Back Cover: Campers enjoy the shade and a lakefront view while staying at Lake of the Ozarks State Park

Director’s Comment: Parker Pauley – Earth Day and DNR’s 40th Anniversary.

Features:

Explore Missouri: “Bridging Our History” Uhlenbrock (MSP)

News Briefs:

Time Exposures: Threshing Scene – George Hoffman, c. 1920

Stream Team Notebook: 25 Days of Stream Team

Top Spots:“Top Spots … to Spend the Night” (MSP)

Trail Highlights:“Stockton State Park Water Trail” (MSP)

Rock Matters: Chert

Did You Know?: Consumer Electronics Make Up 1 to 2 Percent of Municipal Solid Waste

But Not Least:“MissouriDNR40 Photo Contest,” Bungart (DO)


Winter 2014  – Vol. 31, No. 1  

Front Cover: A grazing bison at Prairie State Park, near Lamar.

Back Cover: A bluff-top trail at Castlewood State Park offers a birds-eye view of the Meramec River.

Director’s Comment: Parker Pauley – Missouri Department of Natural Resources 40th Anniversary

Features:

News Briefs:

Explore Missouri: “A Winter’s Day at Missouri’s Historic Homes” Uhlenbrock (MSP)

Time Exposures: James H. Russell, Sr. – Pertle Springs, near Warrensburg, August 1897

Stream Team Notebook: Gravois Creek Advocate Wins Ambassador Award

Top Spots:“Opening Day – A Family Tradition” Uhlenbrock (MSP)

Rock Matters: Quartz

Did You Know: Fifteen Percent of U.S. Households Use Private Drinking Water Wells

But Not Least:“Just the Beginning” Hoggatt (DEQ)


Fall 2013 – Vol. 30, No. 3

Front and Back Cover: Fall trees glow in the afternoon sun along the Island Trail in Ha Ha Tonka State Park.

Director’s Comment: Parker Pauley – Division of Energy moves to Missouri Department of Economic Development.

Features:

News Briefs:

Resources to Explore: Trails up to “the Challenge” Deidrick (DSP)

Environmental Notes: Bubble Bubble … Toilet Trouble

Stream Team Notebook: Old Stream Team Finds New Passion

Time Exposures: Charles Elliot Gill – Gill Family in Pumpkin Patch, 1912

Resource Honor Roll: Continental Coal Inc.

Rock Matters: Shale

One Last Word: "Ten Years Later – MR returns to Quarterly Schedule" Westmoreland (DO)


Spring/Summer 2013 – Vol. 30, No. 2  

Front Cover: The hatchery dam at Bennett Spring State Park is a popular place for trout fishermen.

Back Cover: Dew droplets are suspended within a spider web on a warm spring morning.

Director’s Comment: Parker Pauley – Missouri State Parks and National Trails Day

Features:

News Briefs:

Environmental Notes: Bored with Wood? Try Composites!

Stream Team Notebook: Stream Teams Monitor a Fisherman’s Paradise

Time Exposures: Kansas City Bluffs, 1886

Resource Honor Roll: Dave Murphy

Rock Matters: Glacial Erratic

One Last Word: No oven, no grill … No Problem! Xu and Morefeld (DE)


Winter 2013 – Vol. 30, No. 1  

Front Cover: Omar Reed from Muskogee, Okla. was one of several Civil War re-enactors at the grand opening of the Battle of Island Mound State Historic Site near Butler.

Back Cover: Huzzah Creek pours over the spillway at Dillard Mill State Historic Site near Davisville.

Director’s Comment: Parker Pauley – Water quality, quantity, availability and the Drought Cost-Share Assistance Program

Features:

News Briefs:

Environmental Notes: Down in the Dumps – Risks of illegal dumping run deep

Stream Team Notebook: Ambassador Award is Music to Volunteer’s Ears

Time Exposures: Lover’s Leap, Hannibal, 1915

Resource Honor Roll: Loring Bullard

Rock Matters: Sandstone

Resources to Explore: Battle of Island Mound, Uhlenbrock (DSP)

One Last Word: "ePermitting" Archer (DEQ)


Fall 2012 – Vol. 29, No. 3  

Front and Back Cover: The waters of Ha Ha Tonka Spring reflect the surrounding foliage at Ha Ha Tonka State Park near Camdenton.

Director’s Comment: Parker Pauley – Anniversary of the Clean Water Act, creation of Our Missouri Waters.

Features:

News Briefs:

Environmental Notes: A Back-to-School List

Stream Team Notebook: Watershed Coalition Hosts 319 Grant Summit

Time Exposures: Powersite Dam, Forsyth, September 1912

Resource Honor Roll: Pembroke Hill High School

Rock Matters: Iron Ore

Resources to Explore: Missouri Trails Holst (DSP)

One Last Word: "Simple Steps to Winter Energy Efficiency" Morfeld (DE)


Spring/Summer 2012 – Vol. 29, No. 2  

Front Cover: Watkins Woolen Mill State Historic Site is the only completely intact 19th-century American woolen mill in the country.

Back Cover: This photo illustration shows what Missouri’s state dinosaur, Hypsibema missouriensis, may have looked like during the late Cretaceous period, the end of the age of dinosaurs. The original, life-size model was created by Guy Darrough of Lost World Studios.

Director’s Comment: Parker Pauley – 95th Anniversary of Missouri State Parks

Features:

News Briefs:

Environmental Notes: Rub-A-Dub-Dub; Save Water When You Scrub

Stream Team Notebook: Everybody Wins With Ozarks Water Watch Project

Time Exposures: 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair

Resource Honor Roll: Central High School, Springfield

Rock Matters: Fireclay

Resources to Explore: Wakonda State Park (DSP Staff)

Career Connection: Terri Zumalt – Lab Life is Testing Lovejoy (DEQ)

One Last Word: "Official State Symbols: Geology" Beydler (DGLS)


Winter 2012 – Vol. 29, No. 1

Front Cover: Elephant Rocks State Park, in Graniteville, offers an opportunity to explore one of Missouri’s geologic wonders.

Back Cover: Multicolored lichens adorn many of the boulders at Johnson’s Shut-Ins State Park.

Director’s Comment: Parker Pauley – Earthquake awareness and the role of the Division of Geology and Land Survey.

Features:

News Briefs:

Environmental Notes: Salty Solutions for a Slick Sidewalk

Stream Team Notebook: It Takes a Team to Save Otoe Creek

Time Exposures: Smallin Cave in Christian County

Resource Honor Roll: In Memoriam John Drew

Rock Matters: Meteorite

Resources to Explore: " Mark Twain State Park" Uhlenbrock (DSP)

Career Connection: "Roy Heimbeaugh - Construction Veteran’s Efforts Hard to Overlook" Holst (DSP)

One Last Word: "Limestone: Missouri’s Billion Dollar Industry" Gillman (DGLS)


Fall 2011 – Vol. 28, No. 3

Front Cover: Park visitors beat the extreme heat of summer 2011 at Rock Bridge Memorial State Park near Columbia.

Back Cover: Justin Davis, DNR Geologist, pulls a rock core sample from the McCracken Rock Core Library in Rolla.

Director’s Comment: Parker Pauley – Visit state parks and historic sites; Missouri State Parks history

Features:

News Briefs:

Environmental Notes: Camping, Science … and Kids!

Stream Team Notebook: Arnold Stream Team – the “Mighty 211”

Time Exposures: Bird’s Point levee blown - 1937

Resource Honor Roll: Jon Beard

Rock Matters: Limestone

Resources to Explore: "Stockton State Park" Holst (DSP)

Career Connection: "Justin Davis: The Magic of Minerals" Beydler (DGLS)

One Last Word: "New Madrid Bicentennial" Beydler (DGLS)


Spring / Summer 2011 - Vol. 28, No. 2

Front Cover: Acrobat ant on morning glory vine
Back Cover: Wooden and steel turbine gears at Dillard Mill

Director’s Comment: Parker Pauley – Get out and celebrate spring; inaugural State Parks environmental camps for youth

Features:

News Briefs:

Environmental Notes: A Battery of Recycling Advantages

Stream Team Notebook: Master Naturalists Form Their Own Stream Team

Time Exposures: The 1896 St. Louis Tornado

Resource Honor Roll: Governor Jay Nixon

Rock Matters: Galena

Resources to Explore: "Edward “Ted” and Pat Jones-Confluence Point State Park" Uhlenbrock (DSP)

Career Connection: "Allan Clarke: On the Front Lines of Soil Conservation" Cordray (SWCP)

One Last Word:"Diesel Emissions Reduction Act: Recovery Act Fuels Clean Air" Leath (DEQ)


Winter 2011 – Vol. 28, No. 1  

Front Cover: Snow on Union Pacific Tracks in Jefferson City
Back Cover: Snow swept field in Boone County

Director’s Comment: Parker Pauley – New director outlines ARRA funding disbursed by the Department of Natural Resources

Features:

News Briefs:

Environmental Notes: Planning for a “Green” Lawn

Stream Team Notebook: Born on the Bayou – Outstanding in the Ozarks

Time Exposures: The 1990s Atlas Portland Cement Co. in Ilasco, Mo.

Resource Honor Roll: McCarthy’s Hard Hats

Rock Matters: Mozarkite

Resources to Explore: "Table Rock State Park – A Park for All Seasons" Whitney (DSP)

Career Connection: " Roger Korenberg: Former Pilot Gets New Energy Program off the Ground" Hardy (DE)

One Last Word: Pie Chart: DNR Recovery Act Funds Received (by Project) (source: DEQ/DO)


Fall 2010 – Vol. 27, No. 3  

Front Cover: Managed grazing on pasture near Sedalia
Back Cover: Storm clouds over Lake of the Ozarks State Park, Osage Beach

Director’s Comment: Bryan – State Parks Youth Corps funded by American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009

Features:

News Briefs:

Environmental Notes: Electrifying News: Gas Use Fading

Stream Team Notebook: Fifty Years Cleaning Missouri Streams

Time Exposures: Trail Ride at the Alton Club – new Current River State Park – 1944

Resource Honor Roll:

Resources to Explore: "Robertsville State Park" Uhlenbrock (DSP)

Career Connection: "Tina White: Keeping Discharging Facilities in Line, and Online" Lovejoy (DEQ)

One Last Word: "Trail Blazing With the State Parks Youth Corps" Saracini (DSP)


Spring / Summer 2010 – Vol. 27, No. 2  

Front and Back Cover: Wild bergamot, known as horsemint or beebalm, is a native perennial

Director’s Comment: Templeton – Missouri energy projects, solar race highlight 40th Earth Day

Features:

News Briefs:

Environmental Notes: A Fair Amount of Recycling

Time Exposures:  Doe Run Lead Company Mine at Rivermines – 1915

Stream Team Notebook: Pershing State Park Stream Team Partnership

Resource Honor Roll:

Resources to Explore: "Elephant Rocks State Park" Hebrank (DSP)

Career Connection: "Paul Simon: Preventing Troubled Waters" Sieg (WRC)

One Last Word: "The Hidden Resources: Rare Earth Elements in Missouri" Beydler (DGLS)


Winter 2010 - Vol. 27, No. 1

Front and Back Cover: Ice-covered grass sparkles above a 2009 late winter snow

Director’s Comment: Templeton – State park service during economic hard times

Features:

News Briefs:

Environmental Notes: Going Out Green

Time Exposures: Standard Oil refinery at Sugar Creek – 1909

Stream Team Notebook: Kayak Swarm Wins Ambassador Award

Resource Honor Roll:

Resources to Explore: "Sam A. Baker State Park" Soenksen (DSP)

Career Connection: "Cecil Boswell: Dyeing to Follow the Water" Beydler (DGLS)

One Last Word: " Winds of Innovation: With a Blast From the Past" Tremblay (DO)


Fall 2009 - Vol. 26, No. 3

Front and Back Cover: The shut-ins at Johnson’s Shut-ins State Park

Director’s Comment: Templeton – Weatherization, Roaring River State Park partnership

Features:

News Briefs:

Environmental Notes: Soft For Us, Tough For Trees

Time Exposures: Pa He Tsi Camp Leaders in 1969

Stream Team Notebook: Loving Labarque Creek – Stream Team 2991

Resource Honor Roll:

Resources to Explore: "Long Branch State Park" Sieg (DSP)

Career Connection: "Charlie DuCharme: A Watershed of Challenges" Cordray (DO)

One Last Word: "Cooperative Effort a Flying Success" Turpin, Holst (DSP)


Spring / Summer 2009 – Vol. 26, No. 2

Front and Back Cover: Flowering dogwood near Folk, in Osage County
Director’s Comment: Templeton – Introduction, commitment to energy development and cleaner Missouri

Features:

News Briefs:

Environmental Notes: Will Future Cruise on Pond Scum?

Time Exposures: Farmer-photographer visits Maramec Iron Works in 1909

Stream Team Notebook: Doing a Good Turn

Resource Honor Roll:

Resources to Explore: Washington State Park Sieg (DSP)

Career Connection: "Cindy Starke: Coordinating Chaos" Archer (FSD)

One Last Word: "Paving the Way" Bandelier (DSP)


Winter 2009 - Vol. 26, No. 1

Front: Mark Twain Lake in Monroe County
Back Cover: Cabin door, ca 1830, at Nathan Boone Homestead State Historic Site

Director's Comment: Childers - Career summary, future funding for natural resources

Features:

News Briefs:

Environmental Notes: Plastic Getting Corny?

Time Exposures: Joplin miners faced health hazards in early 1900s.

Stream Team Notebook: Group Home Inspires Young Men

Resource Honor Roll:

Resources to Explore: "Nathan Boone Homestead State Historic Site" Roggensees (DSP)

Career Connection: "Tiffany Campbell: Smog Buster From the Keystone State" Murray (DEQ)

One Last Word: "Get Bizzy Saving Energy" Cordray (EC)


Fall 2008 – Vol. 25, No. 3

Front Current River State Park, the buildings of the Alton Club
Back Cover: The new park within the the Ozark National Scenic Riverways.

Director’s Comment: Childers – Department ombudsmen reach 6,000 contacts in the program’s first three years.

Features:

News Briefs:

Environmental Notes: Managed Sinkholes Protect Water

Time Exposures: CCC crew at Roaring River State Park in June 1933

Stream Team Notebook: Stream Team Meets President

Resource Honor Roll:

Resources to Explore:"Morris State Park" Vaughn, Holst (DSP)

Career Connection:"Danny Jaco: The Best Job In Law Enforcement" Sieg (DSP)

One Last Word:"Planning a New State Park" Holst (DSP)


Spring / Summer 2008 - Vol. 25, No. 2

Front Cover: A large tree at Big Oak Tree State Park near East Prairie
Back Cover: Strange patterns in the Missouri River mud near Huntsdale

Director's Comment: Childers – New department Web pages keep environmental protection consumer-friendly

Features:

News Briefs:

Environmental Notes: Recycling Still Worth the Effort

Time Exposures: WW II Scrap Paper Collection in Chillicothe

Stream Team Notebook: United for Water Quality in Douglas County

Resource Honor Roll:

Resources to Explore: "Boy Gone Wild! (on the Katy Trail)" J. D. Balkenbush (DSP)

Career Connection:"Darrel Pratte: No Boundaries" Beydler (DGLS)

One Last Word:"Testing the Waters" Lovejoy (SWRO)


Winter 2008 – Vol. 25, No. 1

Front Cover: A woven-wire fence announces winter's return on Dec. 11, 2007
Back Cover: The city of Ashland was particularly hard hit during a fierce ice storm

Director's Comment: Gov. Blunt – state park system praise and new park acquisition in Shannon County

Features:

News Briefs:

Environmental Notes: Bottled Water Tapped Out?

Time Exposures: Ha Ha Tonka: Photographed before fire destroyed the mansion

Stream Team Notebook: Dedicating a Decade to Water Quality

Resource Honor Roll:

Resources to Explore: "Osage Village and Towosahgy State Historic Sites" Comer and Sieg (DSP)

Career Connection: "Unraveling Riddles for Energy Savings" Cordray (DO)

One Last Word: "Not Your Grandpa's Windmill" Cordray (DO)


Fall 2007 – Vol. 24, No. 3

Front Cover: The Chocolate-Vanilla Room at Devil's Ice Box
Back Cover: Visitors fishing at Knob Noster State Park

Director's Comment: Childers – Introduces new park in Shannon County and reports on Ombudsman Program and Permit Assistant

Features:

News Briefs:

Environmental Notes: Compact Fluorescent vs. Incandescent

Time Exposures: Log farm home near Meramec Springs hosts visitors on July 8, 1919

Stream Team Notebook: Camdenton Teacher Makes a Splash with Stream Team

Resource Honor Roll:

Resources to Explore: " St Joe State Park" Sieg (DSP)

Teacher's Notebook: Career Connection: "Shrinking Resource Equals Growing Field" Archer (FSD)

One Last Word: "Tree-planting Effort Sets State Park Record" Holst (DSP)


Spring / Summer 2007 – Vol. 24, No. 2

Front Cover: Rural road in Schuyler Co.
Back Cover: Sunlight reflects off Long Branch Lake near Macon

Director’s Comment: Childers – Show visitors your Show-Me Pride

Features:

News Briefs:

Environmental Notes: Flushing Drugs Won’t Stop Environmental Side Effects

Time Exposures: Kansas City’s interurban electric train (KCCCandSTJ) ran from 1913 to 1933

Resource Honor Roll:

Resources to Explore: Lake Wappapello State Park” Sieg (DSP)

Teacher’s Notebook: Natural Resource Boards Want You” Tremblay (DO)

One Last Word: “Watching the Waters – Monitoring Supply to Meet Demand” Archer (FSD)


Winter 2007 – Vol. 24, No. 1

Front Cover: Moon through burr oak branches
Back Cover: Heavy snow on small stream

Director’s Comment: Department Operational Improvements, Public Interaction and Input

Features:

News Briefs:

Environmental Notes: Let There be (a Little Less) Light

Time Exposures: Wheat Threshing on Distler Farm – 1960

Resource Honor Roll:

Resources to Explore: “Bennett Spring State Park” Tucker (DSP)

Teacher’s Notebook: Career Connection: “Love of Outdoors Spurred Plan to be a Planner” Sieg (DSP)

One Last Word: “Environmental Assistance Visits” Cordray (FSD)


Fall 2006 - Vol. 23, No.3

Cover: Water from Ha Ha Tonka spring flows over bur-reed

Director's Comments: Thanks to Missouri voters for their support of the Parks-and-Soils Sales Tax

Features:

News Briefs:

Environmental Notes: What You Know Can Help Protect the Environment

Time Exposures: The Martin Hotel in Versailles, 1884

Resource Honor Roll:

Resources to Explore: Van Meter State Park, Durbin (DSP)

Teacher's Notebook: "Seeking Energy - New Curriculum Provides Path," Hopkins (FSD)

One Last Word: "Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Retire," Westmoreland (DO)


Spring/Summer 2006 - Vol. 23, No. 2

Front Cover: Aerial view of Taum Sauk Reservoir breach

Back Cover: Dogwoods in bloom

Director's Comments: Childers -- Visit a park this spring; Taum Sauk update; parks-and-soils sales tax; DNR Green Building award

Features:

News Briefs:

Environmental Notes: Small Batteries Fuel Hard-Charging Lifestyle

Resource Honor Roll:

Time Exposures: Cape Girardeau's Mississippi Riverfront suffers many 20th century floods

Resources to Explore: "Crowder State Park," Sieg (DSP)

Teacher's Notebook: Career Connection: "Water Protection - A Job for the Ages," Meredith (DEQ)

One Last Word: "Show-Me Missouri State Parks - Katy Trail Challenge," Fredrickson (DSP)


Winter 2006 - Vol. 23, No. 1

Front Cover: Historic Busch Stadium Demolition

Back Cover: Aquila's Sibley Generating Station near Kansas City

Director's Comments: Childers -- Missouri competing with other states for rights to use of Missouri River

Features:

News Briefs:

Environmental Notes: Caring for Your PET (important to recycle plastic containers with the "PET" symbol)

Resource Honor Roll:

Time Exposures: Back roads to Elephant Rocks in summer 1935

Resources to Explore: "Roaring River State Park" Sieg (DSP)

Teacher's Notebook: "'Discover a Watershed' A Sound Example" Pitts (FSD)

One Last Word: "Southern Housepitality" Lovejoy (FSD)


Fall 2005 - Vol. 22, No. 3

Front Cover: Sunset over lake

Back Cover: Fall leaves in woods

Director's Comments: Childers -- Value of public input; environmental protection with economic growth

Features:

News Briefs:

Environmental Notes: New Face for an Old Flame (wood-burning stoves)

Resource Honor Roll:

Time Exposures: Washington Hotel, Greenfield

Resources to Explore: "Katy Trail State Park" Durbin (DSP)

Teacher's Notebook: Career Connection: "A Job You Can Really Dig" Sieg (DSP)

One Last Word: "Recognizing Diversity" Tremblay (DO-Communications)


Spring/Summer 2005 - Vol. 22, No. 2

Cover: Summer sky and clouds

Director's Comments: Childers -- Introduction; plans for department; parks-and-soils sales tax

Features:

News Briefs:

Environmental Notes: Don't Lose Your Shirt -- Recycle It!

Resource Honor Roll:

Time Exposures: Missouri River dikes and industry -- Kansas City, 1900

Resources to Explore: "Of Grave Concern" Fredrickson (DSP) [Cemeteries of 19th-century Missouri governors]

Teacher's Notebook: "Food For Thought" Lubbers (OAC)

One Last Word: "Make That Call ... It Helps Us All" Bungart (ALPD)


Winter 2005 - Vol. 22, No. 1

Front Cover: Courtney Thompson and Olivia Cavataio plant an oak tree at Edward "Ted" and Pat Jones-Confluence Point State Park.

Back Cover: Frozen groundwater from a roadside seep is a common winter sight in many parts of Missouri.

Director's Comment: Mahfood - State of Environment report and departure message

Features:

News Briefs:

Resource Honor Roll:

E-Notes: Plastic Shopping Bags: Landfill Liabilities

Time Exposures: Ferry Crossings

Resources to Explore: "Castlewood State Park" Love (DSP)

Teacher's Notebook: Career Connection: "Net Gains "Web Maintainer is a Designing Woman" Schilling (WPSCD)

One Last Word: "A Vote for Accountability" Westmoreland and Deters (OAC)


Fall 2004 - Vol. 21, No. 3

Front Cover: A view of the Capitol dome from the rotunda is one of the many sites that greet visitors to the Capitol Museum.

Back Cover: 75 million gallons of water drained in a matter of days when a sinkhole opened in Lake Chesterfield in St. Louis County.

Director's Comment: Mahfood - The signing of four important environmental bills that will have a significant impact on the way we do business.

Features:

News Briefs:

Resource Honor Roll:

E-Notes: Waste Tire Cleanups on Hold - Responsibilities Remain

Time Exposures: Navigation on the Missouri River

Resources to Explore: "Missouri's Covered Bridges - A Link to Days Gone By " Sieg (DSP)

Teacher's Notebook: "Where Does It Flow?" Hopkins (OAC)

One Last Word: "Louisiana Tour of Treasures" Cordray (OAC)


Spring / Summer 2004 - Vol. 21, No. 2

Front Cover: At the Thomas Hart Benton Home and Studio State Historic Site, the artist's studio remains unchanged since his death.

Back Cover: The Penguin and Puffin Coast exhibit at the Saint Louis Zoo offers visitors an up-close look at these strange Antarctic birds

Director's Comment: Mahfood - Lewis and Clark celebrating; park openings

Features:

News Briefs:

Resource Honor Roll: Grain Valley High School

E-Notes: Mercury-content Products Present Disposal Challenge

Time Exposures: Elephant Rock State Park

Resources to Explore: "Footsteps on the Frontier" Sieg (DSP)

Teacher's Notebook: "From the Ground Down" Martin (WPSCD)

One Last Word: "On-the-spot Savings" Westmoreland (OAC)


Winter 2004 - Vol. 21, No. 1

Wrap Cover: Hoarfrost coats the winter landscape in Callaway County

Director's Comment: Mahfood - Environmental protection supports economic growth

Features:

News Briefs:

Resource Honor Roll:

E-Notes: A Barrel of Oil: The Rest of the Story

Time Exposures: Columbia Power Plant

Resources to Explore: Ha Ha Tonka State Park" Webb (DSP)

Teacher's Notebook: "Big River Educational Workshops" Hopkins (OAC)

One Last Word: "Holding in the Heat" Cordray (OAC)


Fall 2003 - Vol. 20, No. 2

Front Cover: A colorful fall canopy encloses Roby Farm Road in western Boone County.

Back Cover: The Fountain of the Centaurs at the Missouri State Capitol.

Director's Comment: Mahfood - The importance of our dwindling natural resource funding.

Features:

News Briefs:

Resource Honor Roll:

E-Notes: It’s Not PC … to Trash PCs

Time Exposures: Bethany Soil Erosion Experiment Station

Resources to Explore: "Harry S Truman Birthplace State Historic Site" Sieg (DSP)

Teacher's Notebook: "Working Where People Play" Sieg (DSP)

One Last Word: "State Building Runs on 'Star' Power" Archer (OAC)


Spring / Summer 2003 - Vol. 20, No. 1

Front Cover: Sun shines through a cottonwood

Back Cover: The new Lafarge cement plant

Director's Comment: Mahfood - Department Funds Many Projects

Features:

News Briefs:

Resource Honor Roll:

E-Notes: Old Cell Phones Get a Second Chance

Time Exposures: Missouri Lumber and Mining Company

Resources to Explore: "Lake of the Ozarks State Park," Miller (DSP)

Teacher's Notebook: "Oily Obligation - DIYs Play Critical Environmental Role," Lubbers (OAC)

One Last Word: "Biopower to the People," Cordray (OAC)


Winter 2002-2003 - Vol. 19, No. 4

Front Cover: The Felix Vallé State Historic Site

Back Cover: Missouri river at Busch Landing near Hartsburg

Director's Comment: Mahfood - Department Funds Many Projects

Features:

News Briefs:

Resource Honor Roll:

E-Notes: It's Healthy to Retire Your Own Waste Tire Collection

Time Exposures: The Laclede Power Company of St. Louis

Resources to Explore: "Geologically Grand, the Peculiar Geology of Grand Gulf State Park" Seeger (DGLS)

Teacher's Notebook: "Soil Sense," Stinson (SWCP)

One Last Word: "Icy Anniversary" Fett (KCRO)


Fall 2002 - Vol. 19, No. 3

Front Cover: The Jefferson City Correctional Center

Back Cover: A summer thunderstorm going across the Missouri River bottom

Director's Comment: Mahfood - Green Building

Features:

News Briefs:

Resource Honor Roll:

E-Notes: Recycling Glass: Costs Cut Sharply Into Profits

Time Exposures: The St. Louis Under-Water Recovery team at Big Spring in Carter County, 1960

Resources to Explore: "Missouri's Ecological Sections" Currier (DSP)

Teacher's Notebook: "The EarthWays Home ­ An Urban "Green" House" Ponzi (Missouri Botanical Garden)

One Last Word: "A Matter of Will" Berkebile (Berkebile, Nelson, Immenschuh and McDowell Architects)


Summer 2002 - Vol. 19, No.2

Front Cover: Butterfly Bluff in the Meramec Mosaic Natural Area.

Back Cover: A controlled burn at Sam A. Baker State Park.

Director's Comment: Mahfood - Budget.

Features:

News Briefs:

Resource Honor Roll:

E-Notes: Focus on Eyeglasses: Reuse or Recycle?

Time Exposures: Reenactment of a 1864 Civil War battle at Battle of Lexington State Historic Site.

Resources to Explore: "Meramec Mosaic Natural Area Natural Area" Currier (DSP)

Teacher's Notebook: Career Connection: "Living in the Past" Sieg (DSP)

One Last Word: "Centennial Tree Has Earth Day Roots" Beydler (ALPO)


Spring 2002 - Vol. 19, No.1

Wrap Cover: The City Hospital in St. Louis is an example of a brownfield.

Director's Comment: Mahfood - Herculaneum and departmental outreach efforts.

Features:

News Briefs:

Resource Honor Roll:

E-Notes: Taking a Byte Out of Solid Waste

Time Exposures: The Civilian Conservation Corps at Cuivre River State Park

Resources to Explore: "St. Francois Mountains Natural Area" Currier (DSP)

Teacher's Notebook: "Coal Cookies" Hopkins (OAC)

One Last Word: "Are You Up to the Challenge?" Goggins (OAC)


Winter 2001-2002 - Vol. 18, No. 4

Front Cover: Ice floes on the Missouri River.

Back Cover: Kansas City's Union Station.

Director's Comment: Mahfood - Our world has changed.

Features:

News Briefs:

Resource Honor Roll:

E-Notes: Environmental Santa-tation

Time Exposures: The Circle Lead Mine in Oronogo

Resources to Explore: "Table Rock State Park" Hartley (DSP)

Teacher's Notebook: Career Connection: "Geologist" Berry (OAC)

One Last Word: "Resource Protection - Now More Than Ever" Patterson (DO)


Fall 2001 - Vol. 18, No. 3

Front Cover: Lake Taneycomo as it flows past a residential neighborhood.

Back Cover: A dam is reflected in lake waters.

Director's Comment: Mahfood - The Department of Natural Resources reorganization is outlined.

Features:

News Briefs:

Resource Honor Roll:

E-Notes: Light Housekeeping

Time Exposures: The Missouri-Kansas-Texas (MKT) Railroad

Resources to Explore: "Iliniwek Village State Historic Site" Grantham (DSP)

Teacher's Notebook: "Leopold, the Landscape and Learning" Lubbers (DEQ)

One Last Word: "A Ranger's Shift - No Walk in the Park" Berry (DAS)


Summer 2001 - Vol. 18, No. 2

Front Cover: Man fishing at Bennett Spring State Park.

Back Cover: Inside an abandoned powerhouse at Weldon Spring

Director's Comments: Mahfood - The department is making plans to improve processes and change its organizational structure.

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News Briefs:

Resource Honor Roll: Peter H. Raven, Missouri Botanical Garden director

Time Exposures: Elephant Rocks State Park

Environmental Notes: Creating Cool

Resources to Explore: "Watkins Woolen Mill State Park and State Historic Site" Sieg and Beckett (DSP)

Teacher's Notebook: Career Connection: "'Air Force' Engineer" Berry (DAS)

One Last Word: "Rustic Revival" Sieg (DSP)


Spring 2001 - Vol. 18, No. 1

Front Cover: Nearly 200 years ago, explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark passed this spot on the Missouri River near Hartsburg.

Back Cover: The devil blows hot and cold in Missouri with ovens and places like Devil's Icebox at Rock Bridge Memorial State Park.

Director's Comments: Mahfood - New state park at the Missouri, Mississippi rivers confluence.

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News Briefs:

Resource Honor Roll:

Time Exposures: The Vital Ste. Gemme Beauvais House

Environmental Notes: Composting Gives Nature a Nudge

Resources to Explore: "Thousand Hills State Park" Sieg (DSP)

Teacher's Notebook: "Students Quizzing Students" Pitts (DEQ)

One Last Word: "Speak of the Devil" Weaver (DGLS)


Winter 2000-01 - Vol. 17, No. 4

Front Cover: The Governor's Mansion in Jefferson City

Back Cover: A turkey tail mushroom at Pershing State Park

Director's Comments: Mahfood - The deaths of Gov. Carnahan and Mahfood's grandmother

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News Briefs:

Resource Honor Roll: The late Gov. Mel Carnahan's environmental record

Time Exposures: Historic photos sought

Resources to Explore: "Gen. John J. Pershing Boyhood Home" Neeley (DSP)

Teacher's Notebook: "Fact or Fiction? Test Your E-IQ" Schneider (DEQ)

One Last Word: "Inherently Unequal" Berry (DAS)


Fall 2000 - Vol. 17, No. 3

Front Cover: A sugar maple in Boone County

Back Cover: Creek reflects leaves at Sam A. Baker State Park

Director's Comments: Mahfood - Fuel prices, drought

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News Briefs:

Resource Honor Roll:

Environmental Notes:
Where the Wild Things Grow (JCRO wildflower garden)

Resources to Explore: "Montauk State Park" Bray (DSP)

Teacher's Notebook: "Home Safe Home? Keeping Children Safe from Household Hazards" Lubbers (DEQ)

One Last Word: "Old Chain, New Links" (Old Chain of Rocks Bridge) Berry (DAS)


Summer 2000 - Vol. 17, No. 2

Wrap Cover: The Colosseum Trail at Ha Ha Tonka State Park

Director's Comments: Mahfood - Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether, Missouri River Master Manual

Features:

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Resource Honor Roll:

Environmental Notes: Creature Comforts (Water gardens offer wildlife habitat)

Resources to Explore: "Boone's Lick State Historic Site" Dickey (DSP)

Teacher's Notebook: "Linked to the Land - Connected to the Country" Pitts (DEQ)

One Last Word: "Passport to Discovery" (State Park Millennium Passport Program) Holst (DSP)


Spring 2000 - Vol. 17, No. 1

Front Cover: Redbud tree blooms in Callaway County

Back Cover: Dogwood tree along Black River at Johnson's Shut-Ins State Park

Director's Comments: Mahfood - Gateway Clean Air Program

Features:

News Briefs:

Resource Honor Roll:

Environmental Notes: Planting for Preservation (Utilizing native species)

Resources to Explore: "Prairie State Park" Hendrickson (DSP)

Teacher's Notebook: "Playground ReTIREment Homes" Newland (freelance writer)

One Last Word: "A Shift in Thinking" (Missouri hog production) Patterson (DO)