Browse topics that help you care for your trees and woods and maximize your timber harvests.
Scattered, open-grown oaks with large, spreading branches are characteristic savanna trees. Prescribed fire is an essential tool in savanna and woodland management.
Topics in this section serve Missouri's foresters and timber industry professionals.
Get help improving your land for conservation and wildlife. Browse the Grow Native! program's list of habitat professionals.
This illustrated, 10-page PDF covers the steps necessary to conduct a safe, successful controlled burn to improve grassland habitat in Missouri.
Browse the standard by which gardeners and growers can determine which plants are most likely to thrive at a location.
Use this video to learn more about tree pruning.
Learn how to keep your trees healthy, especially in Missouri's dryer summer months.
Get recognition and help for caring for your Missouri community trees and urban forests.
Browse tips for purchasing and transporting high-quality Missouri trees from reputable sources.
Proper watering keeps your Missouri shade trees healthy for life. Text, illustrations and video show you how.
Picking the right holiday tree and caring for it properly can ensure a safer, longer-lasting tree. These simple steps show you how.
Find local MDC conservation agents, consultants, education specialists or your MDC regional office with our quick lookup system.
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.
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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.