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. Our blogs are full of timely information about natural communities in Missouri..
Click on "Projects" to see the latest information our Monarch Projects, Redings Mill Glade Restoration Project, and our Stream Team Initiative at Cardinal Valley.
You never know what kind of weather you might get in the wonderful Show-Me state; especially in the southwest corner.
MARK YOUR CALENDARS!
The Festival of Eagles is scheduled for Saturday, January 26 , 2019.
Look for bats dropping out from the bat house at Redings Mill
Many people think, “I’m only one person, I can’t make a difference.”
When it comes to natural history of “all things wild” I’m a lifelong learner.
The Ozarks outdoors... there is enchantment here. There is poetry. And there are nonstop lessons and complimentary educational prompts for the parent and educator everywhere you look.
I grew up encouraged with a variety of adages. One of which comes to mind regarding conservation efforts is, “a good tide raises all ships.”
In June we celebrate National Pollinators Week. In 2007 the US Dept. of Agriculture and the US Dept. of the Interior set aside this week to celebrate pollinators and spread the word about what each of us can do to protect them.
With so many “No more” type slogans these days, I am ready to add my own; “No more window strikes!”
January and February occasionally provides a few warm days to plant precious native seeds collected in the fall.