Past Projects

Storm Recovery Tree Giveaway

Texas Trees Foundation is proud to partner with the Arbor Day Foundation and International Paper to give away 500 free trees to residents who were affected by the October 2019 […]
What one northwest Dallas neighborhood looked like the morning after the October 20, 2019 tornado tore through this part of the city. (LM Otero / Associated Press)

North Texas Tree Recovery

Texas Trees Foundation and its partners are preparing to assist the City of Dallas and its residents recover after the October 2019 tornado that devastated parts of North Dallas. TTF […]

Cool and Connected Oak Cliff Planting

Texas Trees Foundation delivered 144 complementary trees to Oak Cliff residents in Dallas, Texas. Do you live in the 75216 zip code? If so, you likely qualify to receive 1-2 […]

Quincentennial Bur Oak Grove

Re-Tree the Park Overview Bob Woodruff Park is one of Plano’s oldest and heavily used green spaces. It is also the home of a majestic Quincentennial Bur Oak Tree in […]

Smart Growth for Dallas Decision Support Tool

Smart Growth for Dallas Decision Support Tool A web-tool to improve the environmental, social, and economic resilience of Dallas. Smart Growth for Dallas Decision Support Tool – Overview The Smart Growth […]

Cool Connect Oak Cliff

Planting trees and building community in Oak Cliff Trees and urban forests provide a myriad of benefits to the neighborhoods where they are located, including shade to combat the urban […]

Rowlett RETREET Replanting

Tree planting efforts after devastating tornado in Rowlett, TX On December 26th 2015, an EF4 tornado devastated Rowlett, TX, leaving 1,344 homes either being damaged or destroyed. An estimated $1.2 […]

Smart Growth for Dallas

Dallas is on the cusp of a new era in its history. With a growing population and booming economy, there is a renewed spirit of optimism in Dallas that is […]

Fueling Greener and Cleaner Communities

Atmos Energy, Texas 811, and Texas Trees Foundation have joined together to “fuel greener and cleaner communities.”  The first of 811 trees across Texas was planted in Thanksgiving Square in […]

Neighborhood Beautification

Beautifying various neighborhoods and community spaces Through the TREES FOR TEXAS program, the Foundation acted as facilitator for a master plan for Dallas’ Oak Lawn neighborhood. With the assistance of […]

Abilene Christian University

Campus tree inventory and ecosystem services report The campus of Abilene Christian University (ACU) is located in the sprawling urban city of Abilene, Texas. Located in the heart of “Big […]

Trees for Texas Program

A former program providing trees to North Texans With an emphasis on tree planting, the Foundation created a new program called TREES FOR DALLAS, (now TREES FOR TEXAS). Fina Corporation […]

Tree the Town

A former planting program which transformed communities Tree The Town was a citywide, public‐private program with an ambitious goal: to plant and care for 50,000 new trees. The program officially […]

Super Grow XLV

Partnered with the NFL to plant trees The Texas Trees Foundation partnered with the National Football League (NFL) for Super Grow XLV as a key part of the NFL Environmental […]

City of Dallas

Roadmap to Tree Planting & Planning The GIS Roadmap Model for Urban Tree Planning & Planting is the first project in which tree planting sites were identified and then prioritized […]

Highway Beautification (2006)

Following the merger, the Foundation’s first major project was initiated as a joint effort with the Texas Department of Transportation, Dallas District. The Dallas Parks Foundation facilitated the planting of […]

Nancy’s Garden

In memory of Nancy Dillard Lyon The Foundation initiated two significant projects that helped establish it as a leader in park and open space development. The death of Nancy Dillard […]

Lancaster Rebirth

Repair efforts and trees after devastating tornadoes In the mid-1990s, Lancaster, Texas was the scene of a violent tornado that wiped out several hundred homes and devastated the downtown area. […]

Pioneer Plaza

Dedicated in 1994 In 1994, the Texas Trees Foundation dedicated Pioneer Plaza to the City of Dallas providing a focal point with historical significance for downtown Dallas. The Plaza commemorates Dallas’ beginnings by celebrating […]

Love Field Gateway Project

Saving Joe’s Creek with neighborhood support When Joe’s Creek, a tribute of Bachman Lake in North Dallas was scheduled to become a concrete box culvert in the early 1950′s a […]
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