(HANNIBAL)—You have no doubt noticed brownish leaves on some trees during our current drought. Kyle Monroe is a forester with the Missouri Department of Conservation:

Monroe expects most trees to recover:

The combination of the mild winter and dry weather are a factor but Monroe observes that trees have been through dry conditions before. There are some things to do if you are concerned about favorite tree in your yard:

If you have specific questions about your situation, contact the Missouri Department of Conservation’s Hannibal office.

Monroe was also a guest this week for a Newsmaker segment. Here's the full interview: