City of Crestwood removes 32 dead or dying street trees

The city of Crestwood recently completed the removal of 32 street trees that were dead or dying and becoming hazardous to the community, according to a news release.

Part of the funding for this project was made available through the Missouri Department of Conservation’s Tree Resource Improvement and Maintenance, or TRIM, program. The city will endeavor to use these types of grants to fund future forestry projects, as well, the release stated. Street trees are a valuable asset to all communities, the release stated, and utilizing such resources as grants help supplement challenging budgets. The end result is improved care and maintenance of urban forests.