Hot Topics About Missouri’s Trees And Forests

Don't Move Firewood!

Many tree-killing pests travel in firewood. If you love Missouri’s forests, buy firewood where you camp, and burn it all before you leave.

Fall Colors

Follow weekly regional reports to find Missouri’s best fall colors. Reporting starts in September and ends when the color fades, usually early November.

Flowering Spring Trees

Learn which native Missouri trees produce canopies of spring blossoms. The last two weeks of April is the best time to see them.

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Missouri Forest Facts

Browse highlights and hallmarks of Missouri's forest history.