DNR publishes report about glades in Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY – The Missouri Department of Natural Resources has released a new comprehensive report about glades in Missouri.

The publication, “Comprehensive Distribution and Characterization of Missouri’s Glade-Producing Rock Formations,” was a collaborative effort between Missouri State Parks Ecologist Allison Vaughn; geologist Larry “Boot” Pierce, Jr., formerly with the department’s Missouri Geological Survey; natural community advisor Paul Nelson; and Central Hardwoods Joint Venture.

“This new publication provides insight about glades, where they exist in Missouri and the importance of protecting these special places,” said Dru Buntin, director of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources. 

“Missouri’s 182,464 acres of glades are geologically and ecologically unique ecosystems, and this report unveils many previously unknown attributes.”

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