Scouts BSA units to clean up state parks on April 13 during annual Scout Service Day

    Department of Natural Resources (DNR) employees will get some help with their spring cleaning at three state parks during the annual State Parks Scout Service Day.
    Scouts BSA units will be volunteering Saturday, April 13 at Lake Ozark State Park and Ha Ha Tonka State Park at the Lake of the Ozarks and Onondaga Cave State Park, which is near Leasburg.

You can find great schools of white bass in the Ozarks

    When warming water starts running into Ozarks reservoirs, thanks to the spring storms that rumble across southern Missouri every year, great schools of white bass will move into small tributaries where they will spawn. Sometimes it will last two or three weeks, sometimes more than a month.

Big BAM (Bicycle Across Missouri) announces the 2019 ride schedule

    Over 500 riders from over 30 states will ride five days in a nearly 300-mile loop on Missouri Life’s fifth annual Big BAM (Bicycle Across Missouri). It will begin in Columbia, Missouri on June 9 and end on June 14 in Columbia.

Nature to be celebrated at Bray Conservation Area near Rolla

On Saturday, April 13, Meramec Hills Chapter of Missouri Master Naturalists invites the public to a day of nature-related displays, activities, and crafts, plus a Gardening with Native Plants workshop at Bray Conservation Area from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The day will celebrate 20 years of conservation education programs held at the site, located just three miles west of Rolla, off Bridge School Road.

Missouri State Parks accepts nominations for General Trail Use representative through May 31

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, MARCH 29, 2019 – Missouri State Parks is accepting nominations for a general trail use representative to serve a three-year term on the Missouri Trails Advisory Board.