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

Trees & Trains 10th Anniversary Exhibit is open Nov. 23 - Dec. 24 Mon - Fri 9-5pm; Thursdays 9-8pm; Saturdays 9-1pm; and Christmas Eve Thursday Dec. 24 9-2pm.

Admission is Free! Closed Thanksgiving Day.

Raffle drawing will be at noon Dec 1. You may buy tickets till we start the drawing. One ticket is $1 or 6 for $5. Proceeds go to the the Salvation Army.

Thursday evening performances are:

December 3 at 7pm - Salem R-80 High School Chamber Choir; December 10 at 6pm - Salem R-80 Upper Elementary School Choir; December 17 at 7pm - Oak Grove Baptist Church Children's Choir

Santa's Workshop will be open to the children on Saturdays Dec 12 and Dec 19 from noon until 5pm.

Community Tree: Bring an ornament and hang it on the Community Tree then sign the Donation Book. This tree will be displayed in future exhibits.

10th Anniversary Commemorative Ornaments are for sale; $6 each now until Dec 24 or till sold out. Proceeds will help pay for the utility costs of the exhibit. These are hand engraved glass ornaments with individual golden mesh carrying bags. No two are exactly alike. Made and donated by Deb Smith.

Come to Trees & Trains. Maybe you will donate an ornament for the Community Tree, or buy a commemorative ornament for your own tree but most of all come and see the magic that is Trees & Trains

***** David Plank prints are now on sale. Come in and browse our selection of his popular paintings.*****

Salem Area Arts Council questions? Contact Libby Sanders on FaceBook at (SAAC)facebook.com or email her at SAAC@embarqmail.com

SAAC's Salem Community Acoustic Jam meets every 4th Saturday night at 6:30 pm in the ONCRC conference room. Come on down!

Call 573-729-0029 or e-mail oncrc2@salemmo.com for more information

The ONCRC is closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and for the months of January and February.