The Wild Horses of Shannon County

Missouri Photojournalism Hall of Famer captures the wild horses of the Ozarks.


7 Missouri Waterfalls

A haven for gorgeous scenery, the Ozarks is brimming with stunning waterfalls. April and May are great months to enjoy our waterfalls, as water flow is at its peak from spring showers.


Get Growing, Green Thumbs

Columbia garden centers provide inspiration, materials and know-how to spruce up your yard.


Finding Elk at Peck Ranch

See the majestic elk for yourself.


What You Can Do Outdoors During COVID-19

Social distancing doesn’t mean you can’t get some fresh air.


Missouri’s Native Flowering Trees

Watch for our native blooming trees this spring, and work them into your landscapes.


A Day in The Life of Capen Park

Six Missourians share their experiences in a Columbia public park.


An Afternoon at Springfield Botanical Gardens

There’s plenty to see at the gardens in Southwest Missouri.


Volunteering in Nature

The Missouri Department of Conservation conserves and protects the outdoors and offers various volunteer opportunities around the state.


A Walk Through Missouri’s Largest Municipal Parks

Forest and Swope Park both rank among our nation's largest city parks by acreage, and both played important roles in the development of their communities.