Did you know that being around trees lowers your blood pressure? Find out about trees' often surprising benefits, and learn what you can do to care for Missouri's trees and forests. After all, trees work!
There is something about a big tree that commands interest, respect and a certain amount of awe. Trees are the largest and oldest living organisms. This page details the requirements for a Missouri State Champion Tree.
MDC protects and manages Missouri's fish, forest, and wildlife resources. We also facilitate your participation in resource-management activities, and we provide opportunities for you to use, enjoy and learn about nature.