Preserving, restoring tree canopy desired

More city trees could benefit Columbia but would be costly
Monday, June 18, 2007 | 12:33 a.m. CDT; updated 7:40 p.m. CDT, Sunday, July 20, 2008

From the shadowy tree-lined stretch of downtown Ninth Street to the cave-like, forested canopy of Rock Bridge Memorial State Park, it isn’t tough to find a patch of shade where you can hide from Columbia’s summer sun.