Gov. Jay Nixon recently issued an executive order establishing the Children in Nature Challenge and directing state agencies to promote efforts to “enhance children’s education about nature and increase children’s opportunities to personally experience nature and the outdoors.”
Take time to notice nature’s colors — the warm hues of autumn leaves, flashy wardrobes of spring songbirds, and eye-catching rays of summer wildflowers — which tell us something and add to the beauty Missouri has to offer year-round
MDC protects and manages Missouri's fish, forest, and wildlife resources. We also facilitate your participation in resource-management activities, and we provide opportunities for you to use, enjoy and learn about nature. Read more about our mission.