Bridging Cultural Divides With Faith, And Trout Season At Bennett Spring

Feb 28, 2017

Bennett Spring State Park is owned and operated by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources. The Missouri Department of Conservation operates a hatchery there, which restocks the stream daily. For visitors who don't fish, the park offers camping, hiking and swimming.
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In such a divided era in America, is respect for different faiths critical to the country's success? A former member of President Obama's Faith Advisory Council answers that question. Then, trout season begins on March 1 and there's no better place in Missouri to ring it in than Bennett Spring State Park, outside Lebanon. This week's installment of Statehouse Blend Missouri features state Treasurer Eric Schmitt.

Brent Frazee leads the 'Spring Sportsman' series starting March 8 at Mid-Continent Public Library locations throughout the metro. For a full schedule of the events, visit