Outdoors

DNR holding annual photo contest

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

MDC urges drivers to slow down and give turtles a brake!

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) encourages drivers to be cautious on the roads this spring and give turtles a brake! These reptiles are often hit by cars during the warmer months, but are at special risk this time of year because they are more active.

Nature Conservancy and USDA announce multi-state cooperative agreement

The Nature Conservancy (TNC) and USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announce the two organizations have entered into a five-year cooperative agreement to increase private land conservation in Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma and South Dakota.

Join MDC online April 21 to learn about mushroom hunting

 Warming spring weather brings nature to life with trees, shrubs, and bulbs sending out their spring flowers. It also prompts the popping up of another spring favorite for many Missourians – MORELS!