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    Mark Twain Lake receives $25,000 grant through Corps of Engineers Handshake Partnership Program

    MARK TWAIN LAKE, MO, UNITED STATES

    12.05.2011

    Story by Romanda Walker 

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District - MVS

    MARK TWAIN LAKE, Mo. - U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District's Mark Twain Lake was recently chosen to be a recipient of a 2012 Corps of Engineers Handshake Partnership Program Grant.

    The $25,000 grant will be utilized to develop the Outdoor Adventure Campground in the Frank Russell Recreation Area. This multiple purpose camping facility, serving the Northeast Missouri Environmental Stewardship Demonstration Area, the Joanna Multi-Purpose Trail, and the Frank Russell Recreation Area Equestrian Corral Facility, will feature four paved trailer pads, hardened impact areas, a group activity area, 50 amp electric service, and associated amenities.

    This project will be developed in partnership with the Northeast Missouri River Valley Chapter of the Show Me Missouri Back Country Horsemen, a member of the Mark Twain Lake Friends of Recreation and Environmental Stewardship Council. The Outdoor Adventure Campground will offer improved camping opportunities for equestrian enthusiasts, and a group campground experience for regional youth groups utilizing the Northeast Missouri Environmental Stewardship Demonstration Area. Construction will begin in the spring of 2012.

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    Date Taken: 12.05.2011
    Date Posted: 12.06.2011 15:32
    Story ID: 80962
    Location: MARK TWAIN LAKE, MO, US

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