Content tagged with "wildfire"

An Ozark Fire History

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 Fire scars on trees reveal the history of human use of fire in the Ozarks. More

Deer Hunters, Beware of Fire Danger!

Don't let an escaped fire ruin deer season. More


Wildfires destroy habitat, communities, homes and lives, but prescribed fire can help you improve your Missouri woods and habitat. Browse fire-control tools and grant opportunities for local fire departments, and get tips for conducting controlled burns. More

Fire danger high for southern Missouri

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MDC foresters warn dry weather and high winds could cause fires to spread. More

Fire Fighting Western Style

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Conservation Department fire fighters battle big blazes out west. More

Healthy Forests

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"Healthy Forests" for the February 2008 Missouri Conservationist. More

Lake Ozark Strike Team

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Volunteers help put out wildfires at Lake of the Ozarks. More

Living with Wildfire

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

Make Your Camp Firewise

A father camps with his sons.
Hunters and campers can follow a few easy precautions to protect lives, property and our precious forests. More

MDC encourages people to help prevent wildfires

Sam Jewett stands on bulldozer he uses to fight forest fires
The main cause of wildfires is improper burning of debris such as trash and brush piles. More