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You are Always Welcome in Missouri State Parks
Each year, millions of visitors enjoy camping, fishing, hiking and exploring Missouri’s 88 state parks and historic sites. Length: 3:43
Missouri Wetlands: A Vanishing Resource
Find out about natural wetlands specific to Missouri and why they are so valuable. Length: 22:27
The Parks, Soils and Water Sales Tax
The Parks, Soils and Water Sales Tax supports the state park system and efforts to stop soil erosion. Length: 3:04
Working for you: The Parks, Soils and Water Sales Tax
The Parks, Soils and Water Sales Tax supports the state park system and efforts to stop soil erosion. Length: 5:00
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.
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.
Joplin Tornado Environmental Emergency Cleanup
Missouri Department of Natural Resources hazardous materials response professionals worked on environmental clean up following the May 2011 Joplin, Mo. tornado.
Break it Down: The Compost Connection -- VID1013
Find out about Missouri's groundwater resources
Length: 16:35 (33MB)
The Missouri Department of Natural Resources helped sponsor the national TMDL (Total Maximum Daily Load) video to educate the public about TMDL issues.
Length: 44:05 (170MB)
Talkin' Trash - The Buy Recycled Loop -- VID1015
Discover how you can keep trash out of Missouri's landfills by recycling and other ways.
Length: 16:29 (65MB)
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
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.