Missouri Forestkeepers

Join the Missouri Forestkeepers Network!

Missouri's trees and forests have always been important to us. Once covering 70 percent of our state, trees continue to provide us with countless public and private benefits.

Whether they provide your means of living, lend beauty to your place of recreation or forge the character of your neighborhood, trees cannot be taken for granted. Just like us, they are susceptible to factors of disease, pollution and age. To continue enjoying its many benefits, forest health must be promoted. In Missouri, volunteers are always known to rise to a challenge, and this time, the challenge is trees. You are invited to participate in a valuable statewide volunteer forestry project.

The Missouri Forestkeepers Network is an opportunity for all Missourians—urban and rural—to get involved in understanding and gaining important information about the condition of trees and forests. By joining the network, you play an essential role in the future of Missouri's trees and forests. Join us. Together, we can foster a state of forest health for generations to come. Here's how...

Our guidelines...

  • Forestkeepers is free to any interested citizen, family or group. It is your choice alone to determine your level of involvement.
  • Choose the site you or your group would like to study, Or, if you want, we can assist with site selection.
  • Complete and return the application form. You will receive a start-up kit to help you begin.
  • Additional training and projects are being developed for interested volunteers.
Key Messages: 
Missourians care about conserving forests, fish and wildlife.
Forestkeepers Application Form

Download, fill out, and send in this application form to join the Missouri Forestkeepers Network.