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Drought Tolerant Species: Mexican Plum

By texastrees | August 14, 2023

By: Emily Plauche, Urban Forestry Coordinator Summer in Texas is hot. Need a way to beat the heat? One of the best ways to combat the heat is to plant […]

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The Right Way for a Right-of-Way: Harry Hines Corridor to Receive World-Class Green Space

By texastrees | August 9, 2023

A two-mile stretch of Harry Hines Boulevard in the Southwestern Medical District will become the new evidence-based design model of what a medical district can be – a reimagined, more […]

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SWMD Streetscape and Park: Project Update, July 2023

By texastrees | August 1, 2023

Texas Monthly article featuring SWMD Streetscape & Park Transformation This Texas Heat Is Killing Us The SWMD Streetscape and Park project team was featured in a Texas Monthly article this […]

“Our very own Medical Anthropologist, Dr. Rose Jones presented at the recent 18th Annual Texas Conference on Health Disparities, alongside Brandy Kelp, Senior Planner for the City of Fort Worth’s Transportation and Public Works Department and Jamie Gonzalez, MeD, Director at Houston Healthy Cities, with moderator, Dr. Kari Northeim, Assistant Professor at the School of Public Health.

SWMD Transformation Streetscape and Park Transformation Project Update

By texastrees | July 3, 2023

Dr. Rose Jones presents at Health Disparities Conference Our very own Medical Anthropologist, Dr. Rose Jones presented at the recent 18th Annual Texas Conference on Health Disparities, alongside Brandy Kelp, […]

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Summer 2023: Resources for Heat and Health

By texastrees | July 3, 2023

Heat, Trees, and Your Health Urban Forests Mitigate Urban Heat Urban forests create healthy communities and trees are two times more effective at mitigating the challenges of urban heat than […]

How the Urban Heat Island is Impacting North Texas

By texastrees | July 1, 2023

How the Urban Heat Island is Impacting North Texas With the Texas summer in full swing, residents of urban areas are dealing with something their rural counterparts may not: Urban […]

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Excessive Heat Creates Stress in Trees: Recognize & Respond to the Symptoms

By texastrees | July 1, 2023

This week’s excessive heat warnings affect not only the well-being of humans, but also trees. Learn how to recognize the symptoms of heat stress in trees and what you can […]

Cool School Design Phase

Design Phase Continues for Next Year’s Select Dallas ISD Schools

By texastrees | June 5, 2023

Cohort 4 with Dallas ISD is ongoing with the design phase-we are continuing to meet with campus leadership and teachers to collect input on desired outdoor learning themes, getting updated […]

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Spring 2023 Branching Out Season a Success

By texastrees | April 25, 2023

Thank you to all our volunteers and sponsors! The Branching Out program began in 2018, in an effort to reforest and beautify Dallas’ aging urban canopy. For each planting the […]

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Crow Holdings and TTF Partner at Earthx2023

By texastrees | April 21, 2023

Company volunteers from Crow Holdings and staff of Texas Trees Foundation distributed 2,000 tree seedlings Dallas, Texas – April 21, 2023 – Crow Holdings, a leading national real estate investment […]

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