Missouri

  • Missouri Urban Trees
    • This online PDF manual provides a wealth of information on selecting, purchasing, and planting a tree for the Missouri landscape.
  • Missouri Department of Conservation – Forestry Division
    • This excellent site contains a wealth of forestry-related information including publications, a community and urban forestry section, education, homeowner assistance, fire management and more.
  • Basic Pruning Guidelines
    • A guide giving tips on how to properly prune trees.
  • Forest ReLeaf of Missouri
    • Forest ReLeaf of Missouri is organized to increase the tree populations of cities and communities in Missouri, and to educate its public about trees, tree care and tree plantings for the conservation of energy and the reduction of global warming.
  • Grow Native!
    • A program promoting natural resilient plants for natural beautiful landscapes. This joint project between the Missouri Department of Conservation and the Missouri Department of Agriculture is designed to encourage the use of native plants. Check out the site for information on native plants, landscaping, and purchasing plants.
  • Heartland Tree Alliance
    • The community forestry organization for the Kansas City metropolitan area! Our mission is to inspire people of our region to understand the importance of the community forest through active participation and education.
  • MBGNet–from the Missouri Botanical Garden
    • Presents a world-wide learning community for kids and classrooms, based in Missouri.
  • Missouri Champion Trees
    • Lists the location, species, and size of over 100 champion trees in Missouri (PDF File).
  • Missouri Community Forestry Council
    • The web-site of the Missouri Community Forestry Council. Council activities are listed along with current officers, activities, and meeting announcements.
  • Missouri Consulting Foresters
    • A great site that describes the services and provides a list of consulting foresters in Missouri that offer timberland and community forestry services to landowners, property managers, attorneys, insurance companies, etc.
  • Missouri Forestkeepers Network
    • The program, administered by the Missouri Department of Conservation and the nonprofit Forest ReLeaf of Missouri, gives citizens of all ages the tools and training they need to assess a tree’s health based on its crown, foliage, trunk and limbs.
  • Powell Gardens–Kingsville
    • Kansas City’s Botanical Gardens’ mission is to inspire people to appreciate, beautify and conserve our natural environment by providing a peaceful setting with opportunities for learning and reflection.
  • Purchasing Trees
    • This illustrated guide helps you choose a species that is appropriate for your needs and planting site (Adobe PDF document).
  • Services Available to Towns and Communities through the Missouri Department of Conservation
    • Provides information on cost share, recognition, and reward programs along with tip sheets on selecting purchasing, planting, watering, and caring for trees.
  • Shaw Arboretum at the Missouri Botanical Garden
    • Shaw Nature Reserve, an extension of the Missouri Botanical Garden, includes 2,500 acres of natural Ozark landscape and managed plant collections. Located 35 miles southwest of St. Louis in Gray Summit, Missouri, it provides environmental education, ecological research and public enjoyment of the natural world.
  • State Government – Missouri
    • Missouri`s official state website.
  • University of Missouri, Department of Forestry
    • Offering Forestry Education with Society of American Foresters Accredited Degrees.

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