The most recent Missouri Department of Natural Resources' news releases may be found below. Be sure to visit the department's main Communications webpage to learn more about our communication resources. If you need additional information, please contact the department's Communications office at 573-751-1010 or 800-361-4827. For Missouri State Parks related topics call 573-751-9392 or 800-334-6946

Current News

News Release Date
Missouri State Parks announces the 2022 Land and Water Conservation Fund Grant Round
Department of Natural Resources announces $400,000 grant for the Upper Little Sac Implementation Project
Department of Natural Resources awards nearly $2.6 million in assistance to Miller
Missouri State Parks offers free tours and night of camping to veterans and active-duty military
Nathan and Olive Boone Homestead State Historic Site hosts Coffee Talks, a new monthly virtual series, beginning Nov. 19
Mark Twain State Park hosts combined public meeting Nov. 18
Geologic maps published by Missouri Department of Natural Resources
Ken McCarty receives the 2021 Natural Areas Association’s Carl N. Becker Stewardship Award
Dr. Edmund A. Babler Memorial State Park celebrates National Take a Hike Day Nov. 14
Missouri State Parks holds virtual Missouri Trails Advisory board meeting Nov. 13
Beazer East, Inc. receives final hazardous waste permit to continue corrective-action and post-closure care
Nathan and Olive Boone Homestead State Historic Site hosts historical chocolate-making demonstration Nov. 13
Director Dru Buntin announces 19 grantees for federal parks and recreation grants
Graham Cave State Park hosts the Missouri State Parks Bicentennial Quilt Display Oct. 29-31
Seven Missouri state parks scheduled to close for managed deer hunts Nov. 6-7
Gen. John J. Pershing Boyhood Home and Locust Creek Covered Bridge state historic sites host public information meeting Nov. 10
Missouri Department of Natural Resources selects Clare Foster as their Oct. 2021 Team Member of the Month
Graham Cave State Park hosts the Missouri Bicentennial Quilt Display Oct. 29-31
Crowder State Park hosts South Thompson Fall Hike Nov. 6
Current River State Park hosts Baking Wild workshop Nov. 6 and 7
Historic Preservation Council to consider nominations for National Register Nov. 5
Bennett Spring State Park invites the public to participate in the Stream Team Cleanup Nov. 5-7
Soil and Water Districts Commission approves new election procedures for districts
Prairie State Park hosts Guided ‘Bison-tennial’ Hikes on National Bison Day Nov. 6
Bennett Spring State Park hosts Dickerson Park Zoo for an “Animals of the Night” program Oct. 22

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