The Missouri Department of Natural Resources is holding a meeting in hopes of improving the visitor experience at state parks. Click to hear KMZU’s Bob Allen talk with Van Meter State Park Site Administrator Connie Grisier:

Connie Grisier

According to Grisier, community members are encouraged to bring their ideas for improving the park to a meeting being held on Saturday, July 23rd, at 2:00 p.m.

Grisier also said that Missouri youth are getting an opportunity to pitch in on some major projects. The state forms the State Youth Corps every summer from youth ages 17-21. The group works on various projects at state parks and historic sites. For more information about the State Youth Corps, visit