Bryan at River CleanupThe Department of Natural Resources recognizes role big river systems -- like the Mississippi and Missouri rivers -- have played and continue to play in the state's health and well being. Because of that, the department offers curriculum developed to help teachers share the importance of these river systems with their students.



Big River Curriculum

The department's Big River curriculum can be found online. They are in PDF format for easy printing.

Upcoming River Cleanup Events

Missouri River Relief logo.The department supports the efforts of private organizations to improve our river systems through volunteer cleanup efforts.

Living Lands and Water Logo.Feel free to visit for information about cleanups conducted by Chad Pregracke of Living Lands and Waters or for cleanups on the Missouri River.