- Honeysuckle Hike and Treloar Party: Join us in beautiful Treloar, Missouri, right on the Katy Trail, on October 23. Following the Honeysuckle Hike, you are invited to our community celebration at the annual Treloar Elevator Party from 11:30-4:00 PM. All proceeds go to the Marthasville Volunteer Fire Department. Sign up here.
- “Growing Up with the River: Nine Generations on the Missouri” – Stories of conservation & history along the Missouri River. Growing Up with the River takes a brief look at each of the nine generations that have grown up in nine different communities since
Lewis and Clark plied the river for their epic Voyage of Discovery. You can purchase the book online HERE or at these locations.
- Peers Store: The newly-renovated Peers Store is now open Saturdays and Sundays, noon to 4pm, until November. Learn about the historic Peers Store here.
- Land Trusts: We advise private landowners on how their property can be permanently protected for farming, forestry, and recreation uses. Learn how here.
As the powerful Missouri River wound its way from Montana to its confluence with the Mississippi, it created a spectacular and fertile valley west of St. Louis. The Katy Trail provides a way to see the Missouri River valley – with its limestone bluffs, sweeping river bottom farms, woodlands and historic railroad towns — from a perspective like no other.
The Katy Land Trust strives to make all Missourians more aware of the need to conserve these remarkable vistas. Missouri’s water, agricultural resources and natural scenic beauty are some of the state’s greatest assets. We believe that if we truly understand the value of these assets, we will be motivated to conserve them for future generations of Missourians.