Category Archives: Nature

Press Coverage from the American Rivers Press Conference

Alpine Shop hosted the May 17 press conference to announce American Rivers had named the Ozark National Scenic Riverways one of the 10 Most Endangered Rivers in America. Below are two of the reports that the event generated. More are sure to come. While most Missourians equate the park  – and the Current and Jack…

5 Best Non-Paddling Destinations in the Ozark National Scenic Riverways

Round Spring in the Ozark National Scenic Riverways

Over a million people a year visit the Current and Jack’s Fork Rivers – otherwise known as the Ozark National Scenic Riverways, part of the National Park system – to partake of the amazing natural beauty of the area. The vast majority of those visitors float the streams in canoes, kayaks and rafts. However, paddling…

Alpine Shop’s Guide to America’s Amazing National Parks

As outdoor recreation lovers, Alpine Shop employees are naturally drawn to our national parks. As a company, we celebrate their existence, their protection and their continued preservation for our use and our children’s use and our children’s children. The National Park Service consists of over 375 parks and historic sites covering an amazing range of…

Video from American Rivers/Ozark National Scenic Riverway Press Conference

On Tuesday, May 17, Alpine Shop Kirkwood hosted a press conference organized by American Rivers, Friends of Ozark Riverways and Ozark Fly Fishers. The purpose of this publicity event was to announce that American Rivers – a national organization that protects and restores the nation’s rivers and the clean water that sustains people, wildlife, and…

Ozark National Scenic Riverways Named One of Nation’s 10 Most Endangered Rivers

Press Advisory: National Organization Joined by Local Paddlers and Conservationists to Announce Ozarks Riverways among Nation’s Most Endangered Rivers Press Conference: Tuesday, May 17, 2011 – 10 a.m. Alpine Shop 440 N Kirkwood Kirkwood, Missouri 63122 Representatives speaking include: Ms. Kally Higgins, Spokesperson for the Friends of Ozark Riverways – A coalition representing 21 Missouri…