Content tagged with "fire"

Forester Sam Jewett stands on a bulldozer he uses to fight wildfires

Forester Sam Jewett has a Wild Job

MDC forester Sam Jewett stands on the bulldozer he uses to fight forest fires.

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Greener Communities

Missouri towns, counties, and builders can find information, technical support, funding opportunities, and recognition programs for best fire protection, tree and urban forest management, stormwater management, and construction practices.

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Living with Wildfire

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Learn how to assess your property and decrease the chance of wildfire damage to your home.

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A father camps with his sons.

Make Your Camp Firewise

Hunters and campers can follow a few easy precautions to protect lives, property and our precious forests.

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Missouri Conservation Folks to the Rescue from Floods and Fires

The recent return of six Missouri conservation agents from flood-damaged communities in Louisiana reminded me of the brave actions that goes on largely out of sight and out of the minds of most of us.

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Operation Forest Arson

Operation Forest Arson helps expose and apprehend arsonists by providing a statewide toll-free hotline, reward incentives, and instructions on recognizing and reporting arsonists.

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Prescribed Fire

The careful use of prescribed fire can actually improve your Missouri woods and wildlife habitat, as well as protect life and property. Learn more.

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Prescribed Fire: A Management Tool

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Using fire to revitalize plant and animal communities, protect our resources and benefit livestock.

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Redings Mill gains national attention for wildfire plan

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A rural fire protection district in southwest Missouri has earned national recognition for its wildfire protection practices.

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Think Twice Before Striking a Match

Right now is a terrible time to burn rubbish.

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