Call 1-800-392-1111 to report poaching and arson
Popular ice-melting salts—common table salt, calcium chloride, ammonium nitrate and urea—can damage plants, making them grow slowly, become deformed, succumb to disease, or die.
Want to improve your woodlot management or timber yields? Get our help.
From tree selection and planting to pruning guidelines, this section covers everything you need to know to take care of your backyard trees.
Everyone is invited to join the search for Missouri's champion trees. There are many unreported giants just waiting to be discovered.
Use native trees and shrubs to improve wildlife habitat and soil and water conservation on your land. Order seedlings from Missouri's state forest nursery and browse planting tips.
Use the Department's field guide to identify trees and plants found in Missouri.
Learn how to control invasive and nuisance trees and plants on your property.
A variety of diseases and pests can affect the health of your trees. Learn about existing threats to your trees.
Read news on professional forest management and find professionals to help with your timber stand.
See the latest trends on timber sales.
Find out how to restore native plants and landscapes on your property.
There is something about a big tree that commands interest, respect and a certain amount of awe. Trees are the largest and oldest living organisms. This page details the requirements for a Missouri State Champion Tree.
Visit the Department's Trees Work website to learn how you benefits from having trees in your yard and community.
Every fall the Department provides weekly status reports on fall foliage throughout the state.
We're searching the state for a suitable evergreen to light up the Governor's mansion lawn this holiday season. Send your entry by October 10.
We protect and manage the fish, forest, and wildlife of the state. We facilitate and provide opportunity for all citizens to use, enjoy, and learn about these resources.