During December, January and February, trees are dormant and arent using their energy to grow and reproduce. Take advantage of this annual downtime to shape and trim your trees. MDCs Basic Pruning Guidelines shows you how to using pruning techniques to optimize your trees beauty, health and longevity. Browse our Web sitesForestry section to learn more about conserving your landscape trees, woodlot or private forest.
Baby, its cold outside–but wildfire season is about to heat up
Shortly after the holiday season ends, the dry, windy days of early spring usher in Missouris wildfire season. Across the Show-Me State, thousands of acres of forest and grassland will burn. Most of these fires will be caused by human negligence or malicious arson.