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New Videos Help Fight Invasive Species

I just received a notice of a new video, available online, that’s aimed at helping outdoors people identify and fight invasive species.

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Note To Our Readers

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Missourians have led the state’s conservation effort for generations and they continue to be conservation leaders today. This month, the Conservationist highlights Chelsey Kroese, a high school student who interned on a black bear project.

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Nursery Orders for Wildlife

If you’re like me and have ordered plants or seeds from mail-order nurseries in the past, you’ve probably received several plant catalogs in the mail recently.

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Oak Decline in Missouri

Large numbers of northern red, southern red, black and scarlet oaks are declining and dying in southern Missouri. Find out why, and learn what you can do about it.

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Leaves affected by jumping oak gall.

Oak galls won't cause much permanent damage

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A little TLC is all that most affected oaks need to recover.

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Periodical Cicadas

Periodical Cicadas

Learn the differences between periodical and annual cicadas, and browse the Missouri appearance forecast and tips for protecting young trees.

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Plant a Tree, Sink Some Carbon!

Since 1886, Missourians “officially” have counted the first Friday in April as Arbor Day.

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Professional Forest Management

Topics in this section serve Missouri's foresters and timber industry professionals.

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Ripe Pawpaws - If You Can Find Them!

Yesterday, Bonnie and Bernadette (two of our editors and slow food enthusiasts) picked some pawpaw fruits from the trees in one of the courtyards at our office.

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The Gall of Those Little Wasps

Some of the more unusual natural objects in Missouri’s forests are the insect galls that are found on oak trees.

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