Missouri Master Naturalist
The Missouri Master Naturalist program is a community-based natural resource education and volunteer service program for adults, sponsored by the Missouri Department of Conservation and the University of Missouri Extension. Its purpose is to develop a corps of well-informed volunteers to provide education, outreach and service dedicated to the beneficial management of natural resources and natural areas within their communities for the state of Missouri.
Missouri Master Naturalist volunteers support conservation efforts and natural resource education in their local communities.
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Publications Date: Sept. 1, 2013
Many people in urban and suburban areas want the chance to experience nature and wildlife in their neighborhoods. They may want to enjoy the sight of browsing deer, the sound of singing birds, the smell of blossoming flowers or the feel of cooling ...
Publications Date: Oct. 1, 2011
This deer conservation guide is one in a series developed jointly by MU Extension and the Missouri Department of Conservation.Robert A. Pierce IIFisheries and Wildlife State SpecialistSchool of Natural ResourcesJason SumnersResource ScientistMissouri ...
Publications Date: May 1, 2016
NoteThis material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Award Number IIA-1355406. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily ...
Publications Date: May 1, 2013
This deer conservation guide is one in a series developed jointly by MU Extension and the Missouri Department of Conservation.Robert A. Pierce IIFisheries and Wildlife State SpecialistSchool of Natural ResourcesEmily FlinnResource ScientistMissouri ...
Publications Date: May 1, 2008
Northern bobwhites (Colinus virginianus), like all species of wildlife, require four basic habitat components: food, water, cover and space. Anyone interested in increasing bobwhite populations must be able to identify and improve the habitat ...
Publications Date: March 1, 2017
The American woodcock (Scolopax minor) is a migratory game bird that inhabits much of the central and eastern United States (Figure 1). It belongs to the shorebird family, but unlike other species such as the sandpiper and common snipe, woodcock have ...
Assessment report of the physical, environmental and cultural characteristics of your land.
Through research and scholarly endeavors, CAFNR strives to discover and disseminate new knowledge, scientific information and innovations through formal and non-formal educational programs.