The Missouri Department of Conservation awarded more than $306,000 to several Missouri communities through its Tree Resource Improvement and Maintenance (TRIM) cost-share grant program for 2011.
Area cities and educational institutions to receive grants include:
California, $6,650 for education and tree removal and planting at city parks;
Fulton, $10,000 for education and downtown tree removal, pruning and planting;
Hermann, $10,000 for education and tree inventory of public streets and parks; and
Lincoln University, $5,062 for campus tree removal and planting.
For the full list and more information, see the MDC news release.