Tree Care

Find out how to select, plant, identify and care for trees, how to improve and protect your woods, how to find a professional forester, even where to go to get in the woods.
This is your one-stop shop for Missouri tree and forest information.

Enjoy Missouri’s Woods


It’s true! Missouri is a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts or anyone who enjoy a walk in the woods.

Tree Maintenance


Prune, water, mulch. Take care of the trees around you, and they’ll take care of you.

Tree Selection


Put the right tree in the right place. Consider the tree’s purpose, the site, and don’t be afraid to go big.

Help for Your Woods


Almost 13 million acres of Missouri’s forests are privately owned. If you need help with your woods, start here.

Tree & Forest Health

Tree health
Whether you have a small backyard or acres of woodland property, the health of your trees is important.