Public invited to share ideas during an informational meeting at Arrow Rock State Historic Site May 31

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Volume 37-140 For Immediate Release: May 20, 2009

JEFFERSON CITY, MO., -- In an effort to ensure that the public has input regarding services provided in state parks and historic sites, the Missouri Department of Natural Resources invites you to bring your ideas to an informational meeting Sunday, May 31. Discussion will include issues related to Arrow Rock, Sappington Cemetery and Boone's Lick state historic sites in Saline County. This informal gathering will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at Arrow Rock State Historic Site's visitor center.

Representatives from the historic sites will be present to answer questions and provide information on current and future plans for the facilities. Agenda items will include an update on projects that have been completed in 2008 and upcoming projects at all three sites.  Recent improvements at Arrow Rock State Historic Site that will benefit visitors include the addition of the campground contact station, a new foot bridge on the Pierre a Fleche hiking trail and more interpretive programs being offered. Visitors are invited to ask questions and comment on the three historic sites.

Arrow Rock State Historic Site's visitor center is located just off Highway 41 in Arrow Rock. People requiring special services or accommodations to attend the meeting can call the site directly at 660-837-3330 or the Department of Natural Resources toll free at 800-334-6946 (voice) or 800-379-2419 (Telecommunications Device for the Deaf). For more information about state parks and historic sites, visit the Web at