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1. "Blind" Boone Plays On in Columbia - Restoring the Home of a Ragtime Great "Blind" Boone Plays On in Columbia - Restoring the Home of a Ragtime Great August 2009 Pictures and article about the work to restore the home of John Willliams "Blind" Boone, a great pioneer of American ragtime music. The home is at 10 North Fourth Street in downtown Columbia, Missouri,...

2. 19th Century School Awaits Restoration 19th Century School Awaits Restoration December 25, 2006 Article detailing the work of a restoration group working to convert the Benjamin Banneker School building in Parkville, Missouri, into a museum. Benjamin Banneker was a one-room, segregated school for...

3. 25th Anniversary Issue 25th Anniversary Issue July//1962 Entire issue of the magazine celebrating its 25th anniversary, with photos and chronology of environmental conservation in Missouri, starting in 1937.

4. A Million Reasons for Celebration A Million Reasons for Celebration November 13, 2010 Flint Hills Legacy Conservation Area is comprised of about 1.1 million acres with some of the nation's last tallgrass prairie. "The Flint Hills project uses voluntary, perpetual conservation easements...

5. A Movie Theater With Small-Town Charm A Movie Theater With Small-Town Charm July 11, 2010 Short article about the Rio Theatre in downtown Overland Park and its owners. Includes many color photographs of interior and exterior.

6. A Win-Win for Prairie-Chickens and Ranchers A Win-Win for Prairie-Chickens and Ranchers August 2010 Missouri native grasslands, before European settlement, covered nearly half of the state and provided a home for hundreds of thousands of prairie-chickens. By 2010, only about 500 birds are scattered in...

7. Anita B. Gorman Anita B. Gorman 2002 This book contains one page personal accounts of the lives of numerous women from the Kansas City metro area, as well as their photograph. Includes Anita B. Gorman, Commissioner, Missouri Department of...

8. Anita Gorman's Work Enriched Environment and KC Anita Gorman's Work Enriched Environment and KC July 14, 2005 Tribute to Gorman's 12 years as a commissioner with the Missouri Conservation Department.

9. Be Bear Wise in Missouri Be Bear Wise in Missouri January 2008 Bears, once common in most of Missouri, were almost extinct in the State, but the population of black bears (Ursus americanus), is slowly increasing. "Somewhere between 300 and 500 bears are scattered...

10. Beauty of the Beast Beauty of the Beast April 16, 2008 Article describes the history of the Hobbs Building, located at 1427 W. 9th Street in the West Bottoms area. Built in 1904, the Hobbs building was home to a furniture factory and later a manufacturing...

11. Big Cat Was A Missouri Rarity Big Cat Was A Missouri Rarity January 4, 2011 A mountain lion was located in Ray County, Missouri, and shot on Bob Littleton's property. The Missouri Mountain Lion Response team was thankful to discover the cat was a male. A female feline would have...

12. Big Game in the Big City Big Game in the Big City January 8, 2012 Article about the program that allows bow-hunting within the boundaries of Kansas City. The program, managed by the Missouri Department of Conservation, is “designed to reduce deer and the problems they...

13. Biography of John Barber White (1847-1923), Lumber Magnate and Library Donor Biography of John Barber White (1847-1923), Lumber Magnate and Library Donor 1999

14. Blue River is Flowing Toward a Cleaner Future Blue River is Flowing Toward a Cleaner Future November 29, 2008 Efforts are underway to clean up the Blue River. The City is working with the Army Corps of Engineers to remove trash and blighted buildings and to clean the river polluted with industrial runoff and other...

15. Boosters Sketch Plans For Bingham Museum Boosters Sketch Plans For Bingham Museum February 26, 2008 A group of people are proposing an art museum be put in the old Jackson County Courthouse in Independence, Missouri, in an effort to help generate money for the $10 million restoration of the courthouse...

16. Changed Environment Changed Environment June 24-30, 2011 The Environmental Protection Agency headquarters are currently based in Kansas City, Kansas, but plans for a move are underway. The EPA is considering a move into the former headquarters of Applebee's...

17. Closing a Green Gap Closing a Green Gap April 30, 2008 Article tells history of Bridging the Gap. The organization was founded in 1991 to faciliate recycling in Kansas City. It has grown into an umbrella group that works with more than 10 environmental groups...

18. Creating a Prairie Map of Missouri Creating a Prairie Map of Missouri 2011 Article on the importance and benefits of historic landscape mapping on the conservation work being done today. Walter Schroeder looks back on his work that was published in 1981 on the presettlement prairie...

19. Dam the Missouri Floods! Dam the Missouri Floods! April/26/1952 Brief article about the proposed engineering project on the Missouri River to be regulated by its own comprehensive federal agency, covering flood control, electrical energy, soil conservation, navigation,...

20. Denbigh Station and Experimental Forest Denbigh Station and Experimental Forest Article on an experimental forest project in North Dakota operated by the Civilian Conservation Corps and the Works Progress Administration to look for solutions to the problems caused by drought and soil...