On June 1, 2013, Governor Jay Nixon launched the "100 Missouri Miles Challenge", an initiative encouraging Missourians to complete 100 miles of physical activities on Missouri's rivers and trails.Click here for more information
About the NWRS
The National Wildlife Refuge System, within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, manages a national network of lands and waters set aside to conserve America’s fish, wildlife, and plants.
Learn more about the NWRS
For an opportunity to paddle the Mississippi River while enjoying some friendly competition, check out the Quincy 5 Miler and Bear Creek Grunt to be held September 21 and 22, 2013, respectively.Click here for more information
Bald eagles live throughout the continental United States. Their ideal habitat is mature forest with clearings, near water with abundant fish and waterfowl. They truly have “eagle eyes” and can spot moving prey almost a mile away.
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Last Updated: May 31, 2013