MDC forester Sam Jewett stands on the bulldozer he uses to fight forest fires.
Hunters and campers can follow a few easy precautions to protect lives, property and our precious forests.
The careful use of prescribed fire can actually improve your Missouri woods and wildlife habitat, as well as protect life and property. Learn more.
Operation Forest Arson helps expose and apprehend arsonists by providing a statewide toll-free hotline, reward incentives, and instructions on recognizing and reporting arsonists.
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.