We conserve Missouri's natural resources
through outreach, restoration, and research.
The Chert Glades Chapter of the Missouri Master Naturalists welcomes you to our site. Please look around. Here you will find information about what is happening now in nature, chapter activities, and upcoming events around the area. We have links to our Facebook page and our chapter sponsors, Missouri Department of Conservation and Missouri University Extension.
Click here for access to our Glade Restoration Project and the latest on our Reding's Mill Bridge Project.
SQUIRRELS! NOVEMBER NATURALIST BY NUMBERS TOPIC
Common animals are not ordinary and they certainly are not boring. I recently started a bird behavior lecture on a nearby university campus with the American Robin in the opening remarks.
Naturalist by Numbers for September 2016: Soft Mast
I believe we will grow old saying, "It is all about the plants,” and of course, I’ll age along trying to point out to groups, educators, youth and budding naturalists how entwined and complicated our natural heritage works and thrives.
What a great summer the Master Naturalists, Chert Glade Chapter, are having! Saturday, July 16, a nice geology field trip in McDonald County, and Sunday, July 17, 'The Color Purple' exploration on the prairie!
In late June, Chert Glades chapter members took advantage of an opportunity to learn more about prairie reconstruction and experience results of projects underway at Shawnee Trail CA. Early spring training sessions with Dave Darrow had not allowed us to actually see the fruits of his team’s labor and he had repeatedly offered to host a return when forbs were showy.