Voices of Missouri’s Rivers
Published: August 11, 2015
Presentation by Bill Turner, Former Fisheries Division Chief with Mo. Dept. of Conservation
Original Presentation, August 11, 2015 at Les Bourgeois Vineyards Bistro in Rocheport, MO
Missouri is known as the “Great Rivers State”. For many of us, our fondest memories involve floating down one of Missouri’s beautiful and diverse rivers which provide a path through the heart of all our state’s nature offers.
Bill Turner published a wonderful book highlighting the historical and ecological stories that our rivers have written on the landscape called “Voices of Missouri’s Rivers”. With chapters focusing on the Osage, Missouri, Mississippi and Ozark Rivers, this is the finest compendium of Missouri river lore and science available. Bill shared a few of these stories in his presentation.
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Purchase copies of “Voices of Missouri’s Rivers”
- Online at the MDC Nature Shop (ignore the incorrect book cover)
- By contacting the Missouri Dept. of Conservation Nature Shop at 877-521-8632
- Or at a MDC nature center near you.
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Special thanks to Les Bourgeois Vineyards for giving us the opportunity to use their beautiful space overlooking the Missouri River. All speakers are presenting for free! Thank you all for sharing your knowledge with us!
The Big Muddy Speaker Series also takes place monthly in Kansas City and St. Charles.
The Big Muddy Speaker Series is partially funded by the Columbia Ecological Services Field Office (USFWS) and the Mo. Dept. of Conservation.