UPDATE: Governor Parson Proclaims April 24-30 Missouri Outdoors Week! Spring in Missouri is magical. The days get longer. The woods come alive with tiny buds on trees. Dainty wildflowers spring from the earth. Peepers are peeping, turkeys are scratching, coyotes are calling, owls are hooting, and birds are singing. This […]
With a face only a mother could love, hellbenders need our help. Hellbenders play an important role in indicating an ecosystem’s health. Don’t let them slip away!
This Giving Tuesday, support youth hunting activities by using the donation form below. Designate which region in the state your money goes to.
Stream Teams include more than 90,000 volunteers who’ve been cleaning up Missouri’s waterways for more than 30 years, removing millions of pounds of trash and monitoring water quality.
North America has lost almost 3 billion birds since 1970. Long-distance migrants have been especially hard hit. By accelerating efforts to identify and protect key stopover sites in Latin America’s threatened forests, we’re ensuring a future for our shared birds.
Let’s get out there! We’ve once again partnered with Academy Sports to bring you a special offer to make gearing up for the outdoors easier. Check out the video below, showing the importance of connecting with nature and each other while out there. Then download the Gear Up Checklist with your coupon for $10 off a purchase of […]
We are excited to once again partner with the Sportsmen’s Alliance to bring you another HUGE raffle – the 2021 MEGA Raffle! It is bigger and better than ever, with 156 drawings for more than $265,000 in prizes. We are limiting the number of tickets sold to 10,000. You don’t want to miss out! Buy […]
Jefferson City, Mo. – September 9, 2021 – The Missouri Conservation Heritage Foundation (MCHF) Board of Directors last week unanimously approved the appointment of Tricia Burkhardt as the executive director of the nonprofit devoted to advancing the conservation and appreciation of Missouri’s natural resources, including fish, forest, and wildlife. Burkhardt replaces Kevin Roper, who retired […]
Our international work in other countries helps support a variety of wildlife that we hold dear, including the Monarch butterfly and migratory birds. Robert Gallardo and Olivia Diaz, creators of the Guilde to the Birds of Honduras that MCHF helped support, are working to publish a new natural history guide that focuses on Honduras’ rich […]
Motus Wildlife Tracking System technology is a powerful new research tool used to detect migratory birds that migrate through, breed in, or overwinter in Missouri. Motus tracking projects help pinpoint areas and pathways that Missouri’s migratory birds use during migration, and help researchers target high-use areas where conservation dollars and management can be of greatest […]