Ozark Natural and Cultural Resource Center
Missouri Department of Conservation
United States Forest Service
State Park
Missouri Department of Natural Resources
National Park Service
Preserving Ozark Natural Resources and Culture

The ONCRC features a variety of free exhibits each year which highlight Ozark Culture and Natural ResourcesThe Ozark Natural & Cultural Resource Center was created to provide information about natural and cultural opportunities for learning and recreational experience, while promoting responsible resource stewardship.

The Center is in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service, Ozark National Scenic Riverway, Missouri Department of Conservation,
Missouri Department of Natural Resources, Missouri Mines, and The Pioneer Forest. Each has a display at the Center.

Exhibits are free to the public. ONCRC is a non-profit organization operated by the Salem Area Community Betterment Association. Donations are gratefully accepted.
Free Exhibits


The Artist in the Woods Exhibit runs from October 6 through the 31st. The display will feature items hand made from various tree species, paintings, and many unusual creations from items found in the woods. Exhibit hours are M-F from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

October 28 is the deadline to enter your display for the 2014 Trees and Trains exhibit. Entry forms are available at the ONCR Center. November 15 we will begin setting up displays. If you have questions, call Laura at 729-9697 or e-mail her at ljw_9270@hotmail.com.
If you are interested in volunteering to be a host-greeter for the Trees and Trains exhibit contact Marsha at 729-1952 or e-mail her at odom@fidnet.com

November 18, ART PARTY: Painting the "Cardinal Christmas", $25/person, Adults Only, Advance Registration, with fee, in person, at ONCRC, 202 S. Main Street, Salem, MO

The "TREES AND TRAINS" Exhibit will be November 24 - December 24. To exhibit a tree or Christmas display call Laura 573-729-9697