Educators and Counselors Reservations

Request use of Prairie Fork Today!

Our property is available by appointment only. Please complete the appropriate form, and we will be in touch soon to confirm arrangements for your visit.

Prairie Fork is a Nature Study Area (non-consumptive uses) that requires a daily use permit for access to the property. Collection or removal of any item is prohibited from the area. This includes wildflowers and berries. Hunting is not allowed, however catch and release fishing is permitted for groups with prior area manager approval. All fishing regulations and licensing requirements apply.

We have a strict Leave No Trace policy  https://lnt.org/ and it is enforced area wide.

For groups of 10 or more requesting facilities, please complete this group form at least 15-30 days before your desired arrival.

Educators and Counselors

If you are a Teacher, Counselor, or other Educational Staff running School Field trips, you are in the right place.  Please fill out the form below to request the use of Prairie Fork.

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Contact Name
Start Date and Time of Your Visit
End Date and Time of Your Visit
Have you been here before
Please choose the habitat your group hopes to explore (choose all that apply).
Is this a Discovery Nature School Field Experience (DNS)
Is this a Child Learning Through Outdoor Experiences (ChLOE) Field Experience?
Is this a different Educational Opportunity from DNS or ChLOE?
Grade (K-12), choose all that apply.
Will your group be eating lunch on site?

We look forward to hosting your group at Prairie Fork.

For additional information, please contact:

AMBER EDWARDS
Outreach & Education Coordinator
Phone: (573) 254-3990
edwardsamb@missouri.edu