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The BirdHouse is open!

The BirdHouse
MRBO’s Visitors Center is open Friday-Sunday from 11 - 3 until Sunday, October 13.

We are located at:
406 Main St., P.O. Box 16, Arrow Rock, MO 65320

Upcoming Events

  • JUL 13
    • Presentation - Saving Birds: Ecology and Conservation in a Changing Environment
    • Sat, July 13, 2024 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM  - Linda Hall Library, Kansas City
  • JUL 16
    • Other - Ladies Night Out
    • Tue, July 16, 2024 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM  - Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center, Kansas City
  • JUL 27
    • Workshop - 4 Steps for a Resilient Life
    • Sat, July 27, 2024 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM  - Missouri River Bird Observatory, Arrow Rock
  • AUG 3
    • Presentation - Stargazing in Arrow Rock
    • Sat, August 3, 2024 8:30 PM - 10:30 PM  - Arrow Rock State Historic Site, Arrow Rock

Missouri River Bird Observatory


Missouri River Bird Observatory is a science-based organization with much of its energy devoted to monitoring bird populations. Most work focuses on grassland and wetland birds and we hire seasonal technicians to help with point counts and to enter data. This data is analyzed and summarized in our various annual reports.


We combine the science with another piece of our mission, outreach & education, to help teach community scientists about Missouri's birds. We schedule acitivites for K-12 schools and home schoolers, college biology departments, and present various programs for civic clubs, senior centers, garden clubs and more.


Working with important partners in the policy realm, MRBO’s advocacy work is non-partisan and focused on wildlife and habitat issues. Policy advocacy takes place primarily in the state of Missouri, though at times we partner with conservation groups in other states to work on regional or federal policy.

Ways to reach us