Plan now to see never-plowed prairie

There are a 40-acre original, unplowed prairies south of Sedalia, and the public is invited to come to see it Saturday, October 1, at the Missouri Prairie Foundation’s dedication of the plot, called the Goodnight–Henry Prairie.


Free entrance to Federal Parks and Monuments

National Public Lands Day is coming right up, this Saturday, September 24, and all entry fees will be waived at national parks and other federal public lands, including national monuments, forests, recreation areas, wildlife refuges, historical sites, battlefields, recreation areas, and grasslands. The Ozark National Scenic Riverways is also on federal land.


Veterans Fish for Free at Roaring River

Veterans can fish for free all day Saturday, September 17, 2022, at Roaring River State Park.


Prairie Blazing Star: Restoring tallgrass prairie

Less than one percent of Missouri's original prairie remains from pre-settlement days. This photo essay from a farm west of Kirksville illustrates the initiative Roeslein Alternative Energy is leading to restore 30 million acres of prairie in the next 30 years.


Missouri Life Q&A: Why ride Big BAM (Bicycle Across Missouri)?

Sue DiPiano is a passionate cyclist who is often found in a bike saddle, but she also has a horse. You can usually find her in one saddle or another.


Big BAM on the Katy Trail: As easy as riding a bike

A bike ride along the Katy Trail takes you through the heart of Missouri, which is the heart of America. Anyone can do it!


Striking a balance: Healthy herds and deer management

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) invites landowners and others interested in managing deer on their properties to learn about its Deer Management Assistance Program.


Come float away with the Current and Jacks Fork rivers

Although the Ozark National Scenic Riverways is a national park, it sometimes seems like it is the best-kept secret in the state.


Missouri River Relief takes campers back to nature

“Missouri River Adventure Camp,” a new initiative by Missouri River Relief, explores the Missouri River by motorboat and by land.


CAVE MEN: Overnight in Jacob’s Cave

Spending the night in a 48-million-year-old cave in the Missouri Ozarks was everything you could imagine it would be. Except for the sounds.