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Announcing our 2014 Scholarship

This $1,500 grant is available to a prospective or existing college student who graduated from high school in Camden, Miller, or Morgan County, or to a student who currently resides in one of these counties. He or she must be pursuing (or plan to pursue) a career in a conservation or natural resources field. This might include majors in forestry, wildlife management, biology, fisheries, parks and recreation, or natural resources.

Applications and Details available here

Community Events


Camdenton Farmers Market Booth

The Lake of the Ozarks chapter of the Missouri Master Naturalist program sponsors an educational booth at the Camdenton Farmers Market every 3rd Saturday in the summer. The Market is on Saturdays, May through October, from 7:00 AM until 12-Noon at the intersection of Hwys. 5 & 54 by the courthouse.

Saturday July 19 - Spiders and Ticks

Find out more here

We perform volunteer service and offer opportunities for educational training in the Lake of the Ozarks area. Our members share a common interest in learning about the natural world and in helping to protect, preserve, and restore Missouri's natural heritage. Learn more about us here

Chapter meetings are held the second Thursday of the month at 6:30 P.M. in the downstairs meeting room at the Central Bank building in Camdenton. Visitors are welcome.

What's New?

Summer Social 2014 Photos State Conference 2014 Photos Shaw Nature Reserve - Photos

Several of our chapter members are hard at work developing a new "river trail" in conjuction with our partners on the project Ameren UE and Ha Ha Tonka State Park. View the work in progress here:

Big Niangua River Trail (map)

Class of 2014

The Lake of the Ozarks chapter of the Missouri Master Naturalist program kicked off its 2014 initial training class on February 10 at the Missouri Department of Conservation offices in Camdenton. See photos and story

Ha-Ha-Tonka Class field trip

Individuals interested in learning more about this program, or participating in future offerings can contact Jodi Moulder at the Camdenton MDC office – Ph: 573-346-2210, or Jackie Rasmussen at the Camden County MU Extension office – Ph: 573-346-2644.

2014 Service Pin