Community Events

Kayak Meet-ups

Mark your calendar for the second Saturday each summer month for a Kayak MeetUp. No fees are involved, volunteers bring their own kayaks to loan and River Jim from River Jim's Kayaks in Buffalo provides kayaks for people to enjoy. On many meetup days, Going Coastal from Sunrise Beach brings stand up paddle boards to try out. The dates this year are

  • 5-14-16
  • 6-11-16
  • 7-9-16
  • 8-13-16
  • 9-10-16 (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.

Find out more here

Camdenton Farmers Market Informational Booth

Every third Saturday of the month from May through September chapter members host a booth and hand out conservation and nature-based information to the public. Topics change every month. Join us on the square in Camdenton.

June 11

July 16

August 20

September 17

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.

2016 May (Q2) Newsletter

What's New?

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 233, or Tricia Barrett at the Morgan County MU Extension office – Ph: 573-369-2394.