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City Council Votes In Favor Of Long-Term Plan For Tree Removal

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Missoula City Council signs off on a long-term management plan for 1,200 trees, which Missoula foresters consider a "high risk".

Missoula's Urban Foresters are in the process of removing almost 100 of those trees in the coming weeks, but now foresters say they need to think long-term.

City council voted Monday night in favor of allowing foresters to plant about 200 new trees per year and remove about one-hundred high-risk trees annually, staying with-in the city's budget.

Many of the trees in Missoula were planted at about the same time nearly a century ago. Experts say many of these trees are unhealthy and dying anyway.

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