Northern and Lake Region
BOONE, COLUMBIA *
Eagle Bluff Natural Area
Three Creek Conservation Area
Finger Lakes State Park
Columbia Bottoms Conservation Area
Lake of the Ozarks State Park
Ha Ha Tonka State Park
Van Meter State Park
Thousand Hills State Park
Bennett Spring State Park
Wakonda State Park
Lewis and Clark State Park
"To speak truly, few adult persons can see nature.
Most persons do not see the sun. At least they have a very superficial seeing. The sun illuminates only the eye of the man, but shines into the eye and the heart of the child.
The lover of nature is whose inward and outward senses are still truly adjusted to each other; ... "
- Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nature, Nature
"Nature is the teacher of teachers" - da Vinci
teaching us intelligent harmony and beauty
a cosmos of divine order, ultimate design
... a continuous stream of light to shine
"To the artists there is never anything ugly in nature"
- August Rodin