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

MDC Forest Products Program Supervisor Mike Morris, 2015 Logger of the Year Alla

Logger of the Year Award

We recognize Missouri loggers who harvest timber using best practices. Find out how professional foresters nominate award winners, and browse news stories about the winners.

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Missouri Forest Management Guidelines

Published in 2014, this reference provides science-based guidance to help professional foresters, private land managers, and forest landowners improve and sustain Missouri’s forests.

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Browse the Department's 222-page plan for managing Missouri's forests. The PDF file is 6.8 MB and may take a few minutes to download.

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Download these guidelines about maintaining forested watersheds to protect streams.

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Notes for Forest Managers

Browse periodic notes on a variety of Missouri forest-management issues.

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Timber Management and Harvest

Find best practices and help for managing, harvesting and protecting your Missouri timber and woodlands.

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