Missouri Woodland Steward is a natural resource education program that helps woodland owners feel competent and connected. Through webinars, in-person workshops and field days, you can learn how to:
- Identify trees that meet your objectives and care for them properly
- Rehabilitate neglected woodlands
- Harvest your trees when it is time to get the best price
- Reduce your timber tax liability and handle a casualty loss
- Ensure your natural resource legacy
Interested? Then email State Forestry Extension Specialist Hank Stelzer to get on our mailing list and receive information when the next event will be happening in your neck of the woods.
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Event date: June 4, 2020 - June 25, 2020
Grab your lunch and join us at the computer for conversation to help you have healthier forests and wildlife on your property! All sessions are 12 pm to 1 pmJune 4th- Why grow native plants? Learn about the benefits of incorporating native plants ...
Event date: June 2, 2020 - June 16, 2020
This workshop will be offered online via Zoom.This workshop will consist of three sessions to provide landowners with information on having a timber sale. Sessions (7:00 pm to 8:30 pm) 1) Marketing your timber 6/2/202) Best Management Practices ...
News & articles
- Published: Thursday, May 21, 2020
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Call before you harvest trees from your woodland. That is the theme of the upcoming University of Missouri Extension Woodland Steward online class. Sarah Havens, MU Extension natural resources field specialist, says the Zoom class ...
- Published: Thursday, March 26, 2020
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Hank Stelzer, MU Extension state forestry specialist, received the 2020 Karkhagne Award from the Missouri Society of American Foresters. Named after a mythical beast said to roam the forests of Missouri , the Karkhagne is the ...
- Published: Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019
COLUMBIA, Mo. – This winter’s snow and ice took its toll on trees. Proper pruning now, followed by extra care in the growing season, gives trees a chance to grow back strong and healthy, says University of Missouri Extension horticulturist ...
- Published: Friday, May 4, 2018
HILLSBORO, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension offers a one-night session in Hillsboro on June 13 to help landowners learn how to market timber.Too many landowners sell their timber for only a fraction of its worth, says MU Extension ...
MCFA is an organization of professionally trained foresters that provide competent forest management advice or assistance to landowners. Each member is self-employed and offers services on a fee or contract basis.
To protect and manage the fish, forest, and wildlife resources of the state. MDC has resource foresters available to help landowners manage their woodlands. Their availability depends on demand for landowner assistance in your area.
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