Outdoors

MDC offers free nature-focused online learning resources

• Go online for free MDC nature-based curriculum for pre-kindergarten through high school.
With so many Missourians stuck at home, the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is offering teachers, parents, students, and others its free Discover Nature Schools (DNS) nature-based curriculum for pre-kindergarten through high school online.

Celebrate Missouri trees with MDC through April Arbor Days

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) encourages Missourians to celebrate the value of Missouri trees and forests during Arbor Days in April by planting native trees and practicing proper tree care.

CFM awards annual Risberg Grants

The Conservation Federation of Missouri (CFM) awarded the annual David Risberg Memorial Grants for the third year in a row at the affiliate luncheon during our annual convention. These grants honor the memory of David A. Risberg, who was passionate about conservation, by making conservation projects across Missouri possible. These grants are only available to CFM affiliate organizations.

Theodosia Marina Resort has been in business for 68 Years

By Bill Cooper
    In June of 1952, the Cook family made plans for a new family business in the rugged Ozark Mountains of southern Missouri. Their plans included a small dock, cafe, and motel on the not-quite-filled Corps of Engineers’ Bull Shoals Lake.

College reunion held while snagging paddlefish

By Larry Dablemont
    I headed for Lake of the Ozarks one morning last week under sunny skies. When I got there it was raining. Of course it was! Every time I have been fishing the past month it has been raining or was about to.