Are you one of Missouriís 350,000 private citizens who own forestland?
Your forest is valuable not just from a timber perspective, but from an ecosystem perspective providing such things as habitat for various wildlife communities, fresh air and clean water.
Like any valuable asset, your forest needs your active involvement if you want it to "grow". Whether managing trees in the back forty or the back yard, become competent and connected through Forestry Extension. Join our ad-free social network at missouriwoodlandstewards.ning.com
Whether you are a forest landowner seeking educational classes, a teacher looking for ways to integrate forestry
in the classroom, a student wanting to explore the world of forestry, or simply a curious individual wanting some
quick facts about Missouri's forests, this section will help you get started!
This is the spot for those who want to print out hard copies of general interest articles and 'How to' guide sheets to
share with family and friends.
Today it is the emerald ash borer, tomorrow? This section will help you stay on top of the latest exotic invasive
pests threatening Missouri's forests and urban landscapes.
Learn the basic ways wood can be converted into energy; find out what wood energy enterprises are being undertaken around the
state; and how foresters are ensuring that it is being done in a sustainable manner.
Carbon Markets are currently in a state of flux. Landowners should proceed cautiously.
Valuable links to various Federal, state, and private organizations that stand ready to assist you in managing your
property to meet your objectives.
Community & Urban Forestry
Learn how to select and care for trees in urban landscapes.