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Come Grow With Us

The Texas Trees Foundation needs you!  Come grow with us as we plant trees to help mitigate the urban heat island effect, provide environmental education to all ages and build green infrastructure throughout North Texas.  There are lots of ways you can help!

Cool School Events

Cool Schools Planting Day

Studies have shown that school campuses are some of the hottest, least canopied areas in urban areas. The Cool School Program addresses this issue by increasing tree canopy coverage to at least 30% at each of our campuses! As a Cool School volunteer, you will work in small groups with students to plant trees throughout campus, while exploring nature in an urban setting. TTF staff will provide guidance and demonstrations to all volunteers.

Students ranging from Pre-K to High School are involved in the planting process, learning about the benefits trees provide, the importance of environmental stewardship, and ways to protect our urban forest. The trees planting on our Cool School campuses will provide future shade and cooler temperatures, improved air quality, and enhanced biodiversity to the school and surrounding community. We need your help!


Fast Facts

Spring season:
Mid Feb. - Mid. April
Fall Season:
Oct. - Early Dec.

12 and up with Parent or Guardian
*Younger children may attend events on public property but are the responsibility of the adult who brought them.

Closed toe shoes are required for all events. Wear clothes that promote movement and can get dirty.

Snacks, water and lunch is provided at all Cool Schools Planting events.


Please consider donating to support the Texas Trees Foundation’s urban forestry mission. Your contributions will go toward funding our programs and projects.

Tree Farm

The TXU Energy Urban Tree Farm and Education Center serves as the Foundation’s tree nursery and volunteer site for Tree Tender events on the Richland College campus.

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