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JRBP does water check in Springfield

Loring Bullard, author of “Living Waters: The Springs of Missouri” and longtime water-warrior, speaks to a group about the history of the Jordan Creek “box.” Last month, James River Basin Partnership (JRBP) staff and...

Timber rafting in Missouri

Timber rafting in Checkoslovcka By Len Stagoski  Here is a bit of trivia, but it’s historically significant trivia. Missouri supplied a very significant number of the railroad ties used in the construction of the...

Paddlers travel to float 22-mile stretch of James River

As part of our 25th anniversary celebrations, the James River Basin Partnership recently hosted the inaugural Paddle MO James trip with Stream Teams United last month.  For three days, 50 attendees, including staff and...

Reality often is determined by perspective

The Shannondale chute. By Bob Frakes I receive information and pictures from the “tower hobbyists” from time to time. The other day I received a picture from Kenzie Cooper.  Kenzie and a friend had...

Give Finley River a try

By Todd Wilkinson Volunteers hard at work during a May cleanup of the Finley River, organized by James River Basin Partnership and the City of Ozark, Mo. I learned to kayak on the Upper...

Donation of 160 acres on the Missouri River will be a site for research, conservation and recreation

COLUMBIA — Thanks to a generous donation, more than 160 acres along the Missouri River in Boone County will become a place for the public to connect to the state’s unique landscapes, as well as...

Responsible recreation: Analyzing your impact

By Brent Stock If you’ve spent any amount of time on the water or recreating on our public lands over the last two years, you’ve surely noticed an uptick in the number of folks...

River Rescue provides much-needed river cleanup

100,000 pounds of trash. That’s the amount that James River Basin Partnership’s executive director, Brent Stock, estimates that river cleanups have removed from the James and its tributaries in the last 25 years. That’s...