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Dallas City Council votes on Article X (tree ordinance) amendments on Wed. June 27th

The Dallas City Council will be voting on amendments to Article X (the Dallas tree ordinance) on Wed. June 27th sometime after 1 p.m.    All tree supporters are encouraged to sign up to speak in support of this amendment on … Continue reading

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Link to Proposed Amendments to Article X (Tree & Landscape Ordinance)

The link below is to proposed amendments to Article X that was approved by CPC on 12/21/17.   There have been revisions since then but this is the base document.    There will be a City Council briefing sometime on May 16th. … Continue reading

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Link to Feb. 26th – Quality of Life Committee Briefing on amendments to Article X (Tree Ordinance)

http://dallascityhall.com/government/Council%20Meeting%20Documents/qolac_3_amendments-to-article-x-landscape-and-tree-preservation-regulation_combined_022618.pdf  

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Meeting for Jan 16th has been cancelled due to bad weather.

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Link to Arizona story about tree planting in South Oak Cliff last winter

https://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/arizona-environment/2017/12/29/dallas-phoenix-shade-trees-relief-dangerous-urban-heat-islands/957247001/

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Proposed Revisions to the Dallas Tree Ordinance

This proposal has been under discussion for a number of years.  It has just passed the City Planning Commission on Thursday Dec. 18th.   It will go before the Dallas City Council in January or February.   Please read thru the proposed … Continue reading

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November meeting date has changed.

The meeting date for the Urban Forest Advisory Committee has been changed from Tuesday Nov. 21st at 6 p.m. to Tuesday Nov. 14th at 6 p.m.    

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Time to renew your Kroger Care Card link to Friends of the Dallas Urban Forest

If you have linked your Kroger Care Card to Friends of the Dallas Urban Forest, it is time to renew your link.   The link must be renewed once a year and takes effect on September 1st.    

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June 2017 meeting

The June 20th meeting has been cancelled.

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Salado Park – tree planting March 25, 2017

40+ volunteers came out on Saturday 3/25/17 to plant trees at Salado Park . We even had 6th grade Bowie youngsters helping and some tots too!. It was an enjoyable community event. Citizen foresters provided guidance to volunteers on how … Continue reading

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