Mill Creek remains a favorite wild trout stream

By Bill Cooper
    Toss your favorite fly at a map of southern Missouri and you will most likely strike a cold, clearwater, spring-fed Ozark stream. The rough, rugged region known as the Ozark highlands is laced with a myriad of streams which serve as homes to brilliantly colored rainbow trout.

Annual No MOre Trash! Bash now taking place

    It’s spring cleaning time. The month of April marks Missouri’s annual No MOre Trash! Bash coordinated by the Missouri Department of Transportation. During the annual statewide anti-litter event, volunteers are encouraged to clean up litter adjacent to highways to help beautify Missouri.

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

    April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month.  Each year nearly 424,000 children in the United States experience abuse or neglect, ushering them into the court and foster care systems.  This is a month to highlight & make an extra effort to create awareness about the importance of strengthening families & preventing child abuse & neglect.

DNR holding annual photo contest

    The Missouri Department of Natural Resources is now accepting entries for its annual photo contest.

S&T to host virtual summer camps, need-based scholarships available

    Missouri University of Science and Technology will host eight summer camps in virtual settings for 2021, due to continuing COVID-19 safety precautions.
    The summer camps will be held June through August and will include a combination of online interaction with hands-on activities the campers will do from their homes. At this time, no in-person, on-campus summer camps are scheduled.