By the Numbers:

12,451 acres saved
  • Over 2,495 acres have been protected in partnership with the United States Forest Service.
  • More than 4,900 acres have been protected to benefit Parks.

Projects

Sodalis Nature Preserve

Sodalis Nature Preserve

Mark Twain put Hannibal, Missouri, on the map. The tranquil landscapes of his boyhood town on the Mississippi River...
Reviving a Dead Zone in the Gulf of Mexico

Reviving a Dead Zone in the Gulf of Mexico

Runoff of nutrients from farmland and other sources in the Mississippi River Watershed is contributing to a hypoxic zone,...
Pershing State Park

Pershing State Park

Pershing State Park’s wet prairies and bottomland forests teem with diverse birds, endangered Indiana bats and lush plants. In 2009,...
Civil War Battlefield Conservation: Missouri

Civil War Battlefield Conservation: Missouri

Pilot Knob Missouri’s vital role in the Civil War peaked in the late summer of 1864. Each side needed decisive...