MDC caving tours offer cool Missouri outings in summer

On a typical July day in Missouri, spending time enjoying the outdoors means swimming through the humidity. Rather than dripping in sweat, one group attending a class at Missouri Department of Conservation’s Runge Conservation Nature Center found themselves underground dripping with cool cave water.

All MDC accesses reopen on lower Osage River

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) has reopened all MDC river accesses on the lower Osage River from Bagnell Dam to the confluence with the Missouri River near Bonnots Mill.

MDC agents make arrests in walnut timber theft cases

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) and cooperating agencies have conducted multiple investigations of walnut timber theft in three counties. These investigations have led to multiple felony and misdemeanor charges against eight suspects. Most of the thefts were from public land in the Truman Lake area, although some thefts on private land were also reported.

Photography tours of Onondaga and Cathedral caves offered at Onondaga Cave State Park July 27

Are you an avid and artistic photographer looking for a new and unique subject? Then look no further than Onondaga Cave State Park. Join a member of the Onondaga Friends Association with a passion for photography as she leads tours through two great caves for hours of photographic possibilities Saturday, July 27.

Late Night Cathedral Cave Tours offered at Onondaga Cave State Park July 27

Join representatives from the Onondaga Friends Association for a unique, guided, late night Cathedral Cave Tour from 9:30 p.m. to approximately midnight July 27.