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TRIM Grant Brings More Trees to Missouri

Oct 12, 2016
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The Missouri Department of Conservation recently awarded more than $380,000 to communities across the state from the Tree Resource Improvement and Maintenance, or TRIM, grant program. Jefferson City and Columbia were both awarded funding.

Jefferson City received more than $22,000. The money will go toward creating an inventory of trees to determine which are safe and which are in danger of collapsing.

Columbia residents dispute fate of troublesome trees

Apr 27, 2012
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Residents of Columbia’s Westwood Avenue neighborhood are split on the City’s decision to remove troublesome trees in the area.

Debate continues over Westwood Avenue trees

Apr 27, 2012
Chad Herwald / City of Columbia

A dispute about the removal of several old trees from a “leafy” Southwest Columbia neighborhood may be a step closer to a resolution.

Newscast for April 16, 2012

Apr 16, 2012

Regional news coverage from the KBIA News room, including:

  • Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon raised $1.7 million this past quarter, helping build a campaign account of more than $6 million for his re-election bid. 
  • Council to discuss Westwood Avenue trees issue.
  • Ryan Ferguson's evidentiary hearing starts Monday in Jefferson City.
  • State representative push bills to help seniors living on fixed income.

Council to discuss Westwood Avenue trees issue

Apr 16, 2012

The Columbia City Council will review the removal of trees on Westwood Avenue tonight.