After a statewide search, a 36-foot tall Colorado spruce from the St. Louis area was selected by MDC as the holiday tree to display in front of the governor's mansion. The tree belongs to St. Peters residents Jose and Floetta Carrera.
MDC protects and manages Missouri's fish, forest, and wildlife resources. We also facilitate your participation in resource-management activities, and we provide opportunities for you to use, enjoy and learn about nature. Read more about our mission.