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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The mission of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources is to protect, preserve and enhance Missouri's natural, cultural and energy resources.
Inside this Issue
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Gaylord Nelson created the first Earth Day on April 22, 1970 as a means to increase environmental awareness across the country. Our natural resources were polluted and the beauty of this great nation began to diminish. Continue reading >>
In 1990, war was declared on Missouri's illegal waste tire dumps. Thanks to the scrap tire fee, the battle is being won. Continue reading >>
The Journey of Source Water
An interactive display at the Remington Nature Center in St. Joseph clearly illustrates the importance of source water protection.Continue reading >>
Why learn the hard way! With the right equipment and training you can hit the ground running in the great outdoors. Continue reading >>
Missouri Geological Survey
The McCracken Core Library and Research Center houses nearly 3,000 rock core samples from across the state. Continue reading >>
Explore Missouri -
Goldman, Mo. - Bring on the bridges. The Sandy Creek Covered Bridge has been restored to its picturesque beauty and once again will be a highly sought after location for wedding photography. Continue reading >>
Top Spots - Top Spots to Spend the Night
Missouri State Parks offers 40 campgrounds, and many parks have traditional cabins, but there is an additional experience available for park visitors to enjoy alternative lodging that is economical and comfortable. Continue reading >>
...butnotleast - MissouriDNR40 Photo Contest
Attention all shutterbugs and nature lovers! We would love for you to help us, the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, celebrate our 40th anniversary by capturing and submitting your winning photograph of Missouri's outstanding natural resources. Continue reading >>