First Step for Master Plan Kennedy Forest Rehab Is under Way
Tom Uhlenbrock Of The Post-Dispatch, St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)
The growl of chain saws last week signaled the start of a face lift for Forest Park - the first action after two years of talk about a master plan.
Crews began clearing bush honeysuckle and other non-native plants from the tangle of overgrown and aging woods known as Kennedy Memorial Forest in the southwest corner of the park.
The Missouri Department of Conservation, which in August 1992 signed a five-year agreement with the city to manage Kennedy's 80 acres, is doing the work. The job was stalled while some 125 meetings were held to devise the master plan.
Rob Emmett, the department's point man for the project, said the meetings pinpointed what the public …
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