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Landscape Services

Landscape Services strive to provide a safe and aesthetically pleasing outdoor environment in support of the University's mission and vision. Landscape Services consist of Landscape and Grounds Management, The Missouri Arboretum, and The University's Recycling Center.

Landscape Services maintains 440 acres of land, 16 miles of sidewalks, 6.5 miles of roadways, 80 acres of parking lots, 1,800 trees and 10,000 sq. ft. of annual flower beds. The Recycling Center recycles an average of 40% of Northwest's waste materials every year.

Services Provided by the Landscape Department

  • Landscape planning, design, construction and maintenance
  • Lawn care and turf management
  • Production and planting of trees, shrubs, perennials and annuals
  • Outdoor event setup, cleanup and assistance
  • Arboriculture
  • Arboretum management
  • Sports field management
  • Synthetic turf management
  • Design, installation and maintenance of irrigation systems
  • Landscape lighting and outdoor sign installation
  • Holiday tree lighting
  • Solid waste and recycling
  • Campus litter cleanup
  • Snow and ice removal and management of streets, sidewalks, plazas and parking lots
  • Traffic signage repair and maintenance
  • Excavations
  • Fence installation and repair
  • Heavy equipment operation



Athletic Grounds Shop
Located at College Park Drive & 4th Street

Athletic Grounds Shop


Recycling Center
Located on Icon Rd.

 Recycling Center


Facility Services East

Located on 9th Street

FS East


Monday - Friday
7 am - 3:30 pm


 For all work order inquiries,

please call



After Hours Emergency Work Orders,

Please Call 660.562.1186



Shane Baumgart

Shane Baumgart

Director of Landscape & Missouri Arboretum

Danny Smith

Danny Smith

Landscape Supervisor, Certified Arborist

Chris Redden

Chris Redden

Recycling Supervisor

Korey Adwell

Korey Adwell