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Trees destroyed by Trespasser (MO)

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From: Lois Ellington
Poplar Bluff, MO
How do you identify the trees destroyed when the trespasser removed and burned the trunks and used a construction sized backhoe to remove the stumps and roots? The trespasser reportedly dug a very large hole and buried the stumps and attached roots. Trees ranged from saplings to 100 year plus - primarily oak.

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From: Jay Hayek
Extension Specialist, Forestry
Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences
Greetings Lois:

Please contact a resource forester with the Missouri Dept. of Conservation as this is a state-specific legal question:


Best of luck!

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