News Release 277

Missouri State Parks hosts informational meeting Nov. 17 at Mastodon State Historic Site

Volume 39-277 (For Immediate Release)
For more information: 573-751-1010

The public is invited to bring their ideas to an informational meeting Saturday, Nov. 17 at Mastodon State Historic Site in Imperial. Sponsored by Missouri State Parks, the meeting will also address Sandy Creek Covered Bridge State Historic Site in Goldman and Gov. Daniel Dunklin's Grave State Historic Site in Herculaneum. The meeting will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. at Mastodon State Historic Site's museum auditorium.

Site staff will present information about the sites’ operations, resource management and recreational developments. The agenda will include a summary of the activities during 2012 and future plans for the three sites, including safety and security issues at Mastodon State Historic Site, the progress of the graffiti removal project at Sandy Creek Covered Bridge State Historic Site, and the completion of the walkway at Dunklin’s Grave State Historic Site. Additionally, staff will discuss the accomplishments of this year’s State Parks Youth Corps participants.

The informational meeting is part of an ongoing effort by Missouri State Parks to ensure the public has input on services provided in state parks and historic sites. People requiring special services or accommodations to attend the meeting can make arrangements by calling the historic site directly at 636-464-2976.
Mastodon State Historic Site is located at 1050 Charles J Becker Drive in Imperial. For more information about Missouri state parks and historic sites, visit Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.