News and Multimedia
The department produces videos about a variety of topics. Some of these videos are available on DVD. Contact the department for more information. Some of these and other videos are available on our MissouriDNR and Missouri State Parks YouTube channels.
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Missouri Wetlands: A Vanishing Resource
Joplin Tornado Environmental Emergency Cleanup
Scrap Tires in Missouri
Drinking Water 101: Drinking Water Sources in Missouri
A safe, reliable water supply is critical to the success of any community. The department helps ensure Missourians receive safe drinking water by assisting public water systems in compliance with safe drinking water laws and regulations.
Drinking Water 101: Monitoring and Treatment in Missouri
A safe, reliable water supply is critical to the success of any community. Treating surface water helps ensure Missourians receive safe drinking water.
What You Should Know About Asbestos
Find out what you should do if you plan to renovate or demolish structures containing asbestos.
Determining Recreational Use Through Use Attainability Analysis
See how environmental specialists designate recreational uses in Missouri.
Preparing Storage Tanks for Flood Zones
Prior to flooding in southeast Missouri, the Missouri Department of Natural Resources prepared the area by helping remove or secure many above ground or underground storage tanks that could leak pollution if damaged by the flood waters.
Webb City Route 66 Information Center redevelopment
Webb City officials contacted the Missouri Department of Natural Resources’ Tanks Section for advice about how to clean up and redevelop the abandoned gas station that is now a Route 66 Information Center.
Treecycling and Christmas Holiday Reuse, Reduce and Recycle Tips
Careful consideration during the purchase of gifts will reduce the amount of useless packaging material, unusable product or senseless do-dads that end up in the wastebasket before Christmas day is over.
Green Holiday Shopping Tips Videos
A Green Clean: Using the Sun to Clean a Rolla Dry Cleaner Site
A solar powered pump is being used to clean up groundwater contaminated by solvents at a Rolla, Missouri dry cleaner site.
First Solar Powered Air Monitor in Missouri
For the first time in Missouri, solar panels are being used to power an air monitor. Using solar panels instead of propane to power the monitor will save thousands of dollars in energy costs.
Break it Down: The Compost Connection -- VID1013
Length: 16:35 (33MB)
Length: 44:05 (170MB)
Talkin' Trash - The Buy Recycled Loop -- VID1015
Length: 16:29 (65MB) This video is available on DVD. Contact the department at 800-361-4827.
Rocky Mountain Institute and the U.S. Green Building Council have partnered to produce a compelling film that documents the business case for building green. Thirteen LEED projects are profiled. This film features interviews with the CEOs, business executives, developers, school administrators, government officials, building managers, and design professionals who recognize the real benefits of going green.
Saving Our Soil
The Saving Our Soil video and accompanying teacher's guide is targeted at upper elementary and middle school grades. This fast-paced, fun, colorful video is shot in three parts. It covers soil formation, erosion and what people can do to protect and conserve soil.
For more information, contact the Soil and Water Conservation Program at 800-361-4827 or your county soil and water conservation district.
Enforcement and Illegal Dumping Videos
The department uses surveillance cameras at dumpsites across Missouri to combat illegal dumping. The goal is to educate people and provide alternative options, such as obtaining commercial trash service or using a permitted landfill, transfer station or recycling facility for environmentally sound disposal.