News Release 009

Missouri Trails Advisory Board will meet Jan. 16

Volume 38-009 (For Immediate Release)
Contact: Sue Holst

JEFFERSON CITY, MO., JAN. 12, 2010 -- The Missouri Trails Advisory Board will meet Saturday, Jan. 16 to discuss and revise the 2010 Recreational Trails Program application. The meeting will be held at 10 a.m. at the Missouri Department of Natural Resources' Division of State Parks office, 1659 E. Elm. St., Jefferson City.

The Recreational Trails Program is funded through the Federal Highway Administration as part of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users. The federal grant program is for trail-related construction, maintenance, restoration and development. In Missouri, Recreational Trails Program funds are administered by the Department of Natural Resources in cooperation with the Federal Highway Administration.

For more information about the program, contact Bonnie Higdon at 573-751-3442 or at For information about state parks and historic sites, visit the Web at