L.O. Donald Elementary School

Cohort 3 (August 2022-Fall 2023) L.O. Donald Elementary School 1218 Phinney Ave.  |  Dallas, TX 75211 Trees Previous # of trees: 18 # of Trees Planted: 92 # of Tree Species Planted: 15 Initial Tree Canopy Coverage: 4.62% % of Increased Canopy after tree planting: 25.38% Impact # of people impacted within .5 mile: 13,156 …

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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 tornado. Richardson, Texas residents will also have another opportunity on November 21 to receive a complimentary tree. For more information, sign up for our newsletter …

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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 Foresters conducted an initial survey of the affected areas and determined that between 3,000-3,500 trees have been damaged to the point that they will need …

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NeighborWoods Program

Greening North Texas Neighborhoods and Communities Eligible Residents: To receive a free tree (one tree per household) you must live within a five mile radius of the designated elementary school or have a student who attends the school. Residentes Elegibles: Para recibir un árbol gratis, (uno árbol por hogar) usted debe vivir dentro de un radio …

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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 the southern sector of the park. That means that for over 500 years this Bur Oak has served everyone from the first settlers to these …

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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 for Dallas Decision Support Tool was created in partnership between The Trust for Public Land, bcWORKSHOP and the Texas Trees Foundation and was officially launched on Tuesday, October 30th! This public …

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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 heat island effect that increases health risks to people during extremely hot weather. Furthermore, a growing body of research shows that students benefit from close …

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Grey to Green 2: Concrete Data

[vc_row full_width=”stretch_row_content_no_spaces” css=”.vc_custom_1557932531938{margin-bottom: 50px !important;padding-top: 200px !important;padding-bottom: 200px !important;background-image: url( !important;background-position: center !important;background-repeat: no-repeat !important;background-size: cover !important;}”][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Grey to Green 2: Concrete Data Solution to the Urban Heat Island Keynote Presentations: Dr. Brian Stone, Georgia Institute of Technology Dr. Jason Vargo, University of Wisconsin- Madison Steven Spears, Design Workshop Maria Koetter, Office of Sustainability, Louisville, …

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