News Release 357

Informational meeting planned Oct. 21 at Bennett Spring State Park

Volume 39-357 (For Immediate Release)
For more information: 573-751-1010

JEFFERSON CITY, MO., OCT. 12, 2011 -- The public is invited to bring their ideas to an informational meeting Friday, Oct. 21, at Bennett Spring State Park near Lebanon. The informational meeting will begin at 6 p.m. in the nature center classroom and is open to the public.
Staff from the park will present information about the park's operations, resource management and recreational developments. The agenda will include a summary of the activities during 2011 and future plans for the park. Visitors will be invited to share comments on the park’s goals, objectives and new initiatives.
This informational meeting is part of an ongoing effort by Missouri State Parks to ensure citizens have input on facilities and services offered in state parks and historic sites.
Bennett Spring State Park is located 12 miles west of Lebanon on Hwy 64. People requiring special services or accommodations to attend the meeting can make arrangements by calling the park office at 417-532-4338 or by calling the Missouri Department of Natural Resources toll free at 800-334-6946 (voice) or 800-379-2419 (Telecommunications Device for the Deaf). For information about state parks and historic sites, visit