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Callery Pear Buy-back Event 4/26/22

HOW TO SIGN UP & GET ONE FREE TREE Are you ready to get a free replacement tree? Signing up is easy. (Want to know which species of replacement trees are available for your location? See step 2 below.) Step 1: Choose your location and click the link below to sign...

How Bradford pear threatens open lands

"Callery pear seedlings are moving further and further into the countryside, away from the suburbs and cities from whence the problem sprang," writes Brett O'Brien, Natural Resources Supervisor for Columbia, Missouri Department of Parks & Recreation. Here is why...

We Value Your Input: Education Tools Survey

Complete the survey below (or click here to open in a new window) survey regarding educational tools to identify and control invasive plants. We have developed a statewide assessment of 142 invasive plants, a printable list of top 25 expanding invasive plants in...

Invasive to Watch This Month

Wintercreeper (Euonymus fortunei) is a vigorous vine that invades forest openings and margins. It grows across the ground, displacing herbaceous plants and seedlings and climbs trees high into the tree canopy by clinging to the bark.