The One Place In Missouri Where Christmas Trees Go To Die

Millions of families pick real Christmas trees for their holiday decor each year. Many families have made picking the perfect Christmas tree from the farm or local lot a holiday tradition. However, did you ever wonder what happens to your tree after you take it down? Here in Missouri, conservationists have found a new use for your old Christmas tree. Find out where Missouri Christmas trees go to die.

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Have you seen old Christmas trees in local lakes or ponds near you? Do you know of other places that are accepting trees for conservation efforts? Let us know in the comments below.