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Park Hills Eliminates All Bradford Pear Trees

(Park Hills) If you drive through Park Hills, you may have seen some major tree landscaping work that has taken place.

City Adiminstrator Mark McFarland explains.

Last year, the Missouri Department of Conservation announced a recommendation to anyone with Bradford or Callery Pear trees to cut them down and replace them with a native tree species.

They say the Bradford Pear root system becomes so massive that they eventually choke out other native trees and plants.

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