Missouri Resources Magazine

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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Fall 2013

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Larry Archer
Andrea Balkenbush
Hylan Beydler
Renee Bungart
Steph Deidrick
Stuart Westmoreland

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Director's Column

by Sara Parker Pauley

The Department of Natural Resources has experienced many new challenges, transformations and opportunities since we were first created in 1974. Continue reading >>


Playground With a PastMissouri Resources magazine natural bridge photo
by Larry Archer

Growing up in rural Laclede County, one youngster had his own special play area - the family sinkhole. Continue reading >>


The Sunny Side of the StreetThe Sunny Side of the Street story photo
by Angie Morfeld

Missouri University of Science and Technology takes the biennial Solar Decathlon seriously. Meet Missouri S&T's Solar Village. Continue reading >>


Arches, Bridges and TunnelsArches, Bridges and Tunnels story photo
by Joe Gillman

Our state's diverse geology leaves us open to a crime that is impossible to prosecute. Stream piracy - it's almost everywhere. Continue reading >>


Governor's 100 Missouri Miles ChallengeGovernor's 100 Mo Miles Challenge story photo
by Tom Uhlenbrock

You don't have to use Missouri's state parks to log your miles in the Governor's 100 Missouri Miles Challenge. But if you do, nearly 1,000 miles of scenic trails await you. Whether we hike, pedal, saddle up or paddle - let's get going! Continue reading >>



News Briefs, Environmental Notes, Letters, Stream Team Notebook, Time Exposures, Resource Honor Roll, Rock Matters Continue reading >>

Ten Years Later - MR Returns to Quarterly Schedule
by Stuart Westmoreland

Keeping up on the latest stories about Missouri's natural resources and state parks is about to get a little easier when Missouri Resources returns to a quarterly publication schedule with the winter 2014 issue.  Continue reading >>


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