Missouri Resources magazine is published quarterly by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources to inform readers about important natural resource issues and how they are being addressed. Missouri Resources is free to Missouri residents. Out-of-state subscriptions cost $4.50 per year or $8.00 for two years.
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As the Missouri Department of Natural Resources celebrates its 40th anniversary this year, I have been reflecting on our many environmental accomplishments and achievements realized during the last four decades. These successes are reflected in improved air, land, water quality and soil resources. Continue reading >>
Ready, Aim, Action!
A documentary now brings the story of an 1862 Civil War skirmish to the big screen. It also sets the historical record straight. Continue reading >>
Where Does the
The subsurface geology of Missouri is porous, with cracks, crevices and thousands of caves and springs. Continue reading >>
DNR 40 Years - 1974 -2014
The Department of Natural Resources was born in 1974, but the seeds of natural resource protection were sowed decades before. Continue reading >>
Coal Miner's Water
Reclaiming 40 acres of coal mine lands was a tall order. Now, western Callaway County is healthier and more productive. Continue reading >>
Explore Missouri -
A wild animal largely missing from Missouri's woods for nearly a century is making a comeback, and Missouri State Parks is preparing for its return. Continue reading >>
Top Spots - Top Spots to Kayak
There's no better way to escape the heat than spending a day on a kayak or canoe. Four Missouri state parks offer boat rentals for visitors who want to explore the Ozark's pristine floating streams. Continue reading >>
Trails Highlight - 1,000 Steps Trail
In Washington State Park, visitors can enjoy both nature and history on the 1.5 mile 1,000 Steps Trail. Continue reading >>
...butnotleast - A Plan for the Future
For the past 30 years, a portion of the parks, soils and water sales tax has been used for Missouri landowners to install soil and water consrvation practices through the state cost-share program. Continue reading >>