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

June 30 - July 26:

"Beauty and Wonders of the Sea," an underwater photography exhibit focuses on the importance of preserving and conserving the health and vitality of our ocean environment. The photographs are by Beth Watson, whose passions are scuba diving and photography.

The hours of the exhibit are Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Upcoming Events
Aug 1 - Aug 15USFS 50 Years of Wilderness. A photographic exhibit showcasing the celebration of 50 years since passing of The Wilderness Act. Saturdays, 9am-1pm
Mark Twain National Forest will be displaying a special Wilderness Photo Exhibit from August 1st thru August 15th at the Ozark Natural & Cultural Resource Center located at 202 South Main St. in Salem. This is a traveling exhibit commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act.
Hours will be M-F 9a.m. to 5p.m., Saturday 9a.m. to 1p.m.