Book Review: The Appleseed Journal, A Spiritual Message from an Authentic American Hero

The Appleseed Journal

Johnny Appleseed is famously portrayed for his impact on growing the apple industry and expansion of his operation throughout the frontier. Read the Review

Share the Harvest deer meat helps feed hungry Missourians

3,961 Missouri deer hunters donated 212,343 pounds of venison from the 2014 deer hunting season to feed Missourians in need. Read More

Brown v. Board StoryCorps Interviews Airing this month on Kansas Public Radio

One morning in 1970, African American students at Topeka High School walked out of class to present a manifesto to the Topeka Board of Education. . . Read more

Out of the Blue: Morpho Butterflies visit Powell Gardens in March

From March 7 through March 31, visitors will experience the conservatory as a tropical rainforest filled with these magical butterflies, best known for their sparkling iridescent blue wings and flashy flight patterns.  Read More

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Conservation Day at the Capitol

Where: Missouri State Capitol
Date: April 2, 2015
Time: 6:00 a.m. to  5:00 p.m.

Mark your calendar to attend the inaugural Conservation Day at the Capitol on April 2.

This event has been designed to bring conservationists from all across Missouri together at the Capitol for a day of promoting and supporting our natural resources and outdoor heritage.  Additional Information        Event Flyer

Race and Meaning: The African American Experience in Missouri  (Book Review)

Race and Meaning makes a collection of largely unheard stories spanning much of Missouri history accessible for the first time in one place, allowing each article to be read in the context of the others, and creating a whole that is much greater than the sum of its parts.

The author, Gary Kremer, a former State Archivist and a history teacher at Lincoln University and William Woods University, has written extensively about the African American experience in Missouri during his career. He will speak at Garrison School Cultural Center at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 29.  The Cultural Center is located at 502 N. Water St. in Liberty, MO.  Additional Information

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