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    National Scenic Riverways Missouri

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  • Big Spring area will be closed Nov 8 & 9 and Dec 12 - 14

    The Big Spring area will be temporarily closed to ensure public safety during the Wounded Warrior managed hunt November 8-9 and the managed archery hunt December 12-14.


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Enjoy what you do and you'll be happy at least five days out of every seven!

Positions open at Ozark National Scenic Riverways will be advertised on www.usajobs.gov. This site also has Government jobs in many agencies around the country.

People looking for ideas about beginning a career in Natural Resources might want to look at our "Career Tips" page. It has information on suggested coursework, how to get your foot in the door, and helpful websites for jobs and schools in natural resource fields.

Career Tips (Suggestions for people looking at natural resources as a career. Has websites for jobs as well as "Ranger Schools.")

"The first river you paddle runs through the rest of your life. It bubbles up in pools and eddies to remind you who you are". - (Lynn Noel)

Did You Know?

The Jacks Fork River

Ozark National Scenic Riverways was established in 1964, making it America's first national park area to protect a wild river system. More at www.nps.gov/ozar More...