Content tagged with "firewood"

Deer Hunters Beware!

Firewood looks harmless, but it can harbor the emerald ash borer, a devastating forest pest. Hunters are urged not to move firewood to and from their camps. Instead, buy firewood locally and burn it all before returning home. More

Don't Import Firewood

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Firewood looks harmless, but it can harbor the emerald ash borer, a devastating forest pest. Campers and hunters are urged not to move firewood to and from their campsites. More

Don't Move Firewood!

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Many tree-killing pests travel in firewood. If you love Missouri’s forests, buy firewood where you camp, and burn it all before you leave. More

Emerald Ash Borer CSI

Missouri landowners, are your ash trees dying? A small green beetle could be the culprit. Download, print, and use this two-page flyer to investigate the scene, identify the killer, and report the crime. More

Emerald Ash Borer Management

metallic, emerald-green beetle on ash leaf
Emerald ash borer is an exotic beetle that kills ash trees. Learn to identify and report EAB in your area. More

Firewood caution urged for deer hunters

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Moving firewood can spread devastating forest pests. More

Firewood Cutting as Eco-activism?

Now that the air has a crisp autumn tang, I will be spending some time with a chainsaw in the woods around my house. More
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Fuel Now, Habitat and Timber for the Future

photo of a screech owl in a tree cavity
Choose carefully when deciding which trees to cut for fuel this season. You could be providing food and homes for wildlife while keeping your own home warm and toasty. More

Hitchhiking Bugs

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Tree-killing insects spread by taking advantage of free rides. More

Home Heating

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People have always been fascinated by fire. Whether in a campfire, cookstove or fireplace, the red flames seem to capture everyone’s attention. More