Community Events

Kayak Meet-ups

Sponsored by Lake of the Ozarks Watershed Alliance. Instruction available. Kayaks, Life Jackets provided or bring your own. The 2019 dates are

  • May 11
  • June 8
  • July 13
  • Aug 10
  • September 14 (followed by a potluck picnic)

Time: 8:30 a.m. to noon.

Place: The kayak steps and the shelter house located to the left of the spring parking lot, on the lake, at Ha Ha Tonka State Park, Camdenton MO.

Where is it?

Did you see this picture posted at the Laurie Fairground kiosk?

Did you correctly guess where it is?

Answer: Balancing Rock located on the Island Trail at Ha Ha Tonka State Park

Speakers Bureau

Looking for educational speakers that can come talk to your class, club, or other events? Check out our resources here:

Read more here

Big Niangua River Trail

This new "water trail" is accessible by kayak or canoe and includes 20 points of interest that are marked by signs along the river bank. A brochure is available with a detailed map with descriptions and distances of all the stops. The brochure can be found at Ha Ha Tonka State Park and some of the businesses along the trail. Read More or get a home version of the brochure here: Big Niangua River Trail

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.

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 Ext 6470, or Tricia Barrett at the Miller County MU Extension office – Ph: 573-369-2394.