Topics in this section serve Missouri's foresters and timber industry professionals.
We recognize Missouri loggers who harvest timber using best practices. Find out how professional foresters nominate award winners, and browse news stories about the winners.
Published in 2014, this reference provides science-based guidance to help professional foresters, private land managers, and forest landowners improve and sustain Missouri’s forests.
What will Missouri do when an invasive forest pest such as thousand cankers disease is found? Read this draft plan that addresses all invasive forest insects and diseases, plus two supplemental documents about thousand cankers disease, and give us your comments by September 22, 2014.
Browse the Department's 222-page plan for managing Missouri's forests. The PDF file is 6.8 MB and may take a few minutes to download.
Download these guidelines about maintaining forested watersheds to protect streams.
Browse periodic notes on a variety of Missouri forest-management issues.
Protect your Missouri woods, wildlife habitat and crops. Learn to identify and control or report common tree diseases and pests.
Find best practices and help for managing, harvesting and protecting your Missouri timber and woodlands.