Kyle Monroe of the Missouri Department of Conservation drops by KTVO and speaks about Missouri forest management.
As most properties in the Show Me State's northeastern region are privately owned, landowners play a big role in Missouri forest management.
Watch as Kyle Monroe delivers some expert advise in this local news clip.
Three important steps for Missouri forest management are monitoring for species, being able to identify them, and knowing how to properly treat them.
Although it's easier in the summer months, landowners should be vigilant all year for invasive species.
Other management techniques like edge feathering and timer sales.