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Protecting Nature in the Show-Me State

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Welcome to Missouri!

As Missourians, we love hiking through a prairie blanketed with vibrant wildflowers, floating down a clear, spring-fed stream, or camping in an Ozark forest. These lands and waters are a part of our natural heritage, and they provide us with food, water, energy, shelter, and a place to play.

Established almost 60 years ago, The Nature Conservancy works to protect Missouri's natural treasures. One of the state's leading conservation organizations, we owe our success to a proven scientific approach and the support of committed members and partners.

The stories below highlight how we're working to protect nature, transform the way we use the Earth's resources, and inspire action - today, and in the future.

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Water Matters

A groundbreaking new partnership is raising awareness and inspiring action around water's importance to the health of people, lands, and economies. Water Matters is a St. Louis-region initiative led by The Nature Conservancy, the Nine Network of Public Media, and more than 20 conservation-minded organizations.


Learn more about the natural wonders of Missouri!

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