Trees in the news

Texas legislature passes legislation impacting local tree ordinances in August 2017.

https://www.texastribune.org/2017/08/16/abbott-signs-bill-regulating-tree-removal/

Two recent stories where property owners illegally damaged or chopped down trees that were in violation of the tree ordinance in June 2017.

https://www.dallasnews.com/news/news/2017/06/02/30-live-oak-trees-hacked-north-dallas-people-happy

 

https://www.dallasnews.com/news/dallas/2017/06/12/trees-hacked-northwest-dallas-downed-red-bird-without-city-approval

https://www.conservationgateway.org/ConservationPractices/cities/hthc/Pages/default.aspx?intc3=nature.cities.lp.news3

Story about the Nature Conservancy’s work to engage people in urban areas to plant and care for trees.

https://www.conservationgateway.org/ConservationPractices/cities/hthc/involved/Pages/Internship.aspx

https://www.nature.org/ourinitiatives/urgentissues/nature-in-cities/trees-help-clear-the-air-in-louisville.xml

How planting trees are helping improve the air quality in Louisville.

The potential impact of planting 250,000 trees in Dallas.

https://www.dallasnews.com/opinion/editorials/2017/10/13/ugly-downside-beautiful-development-dallas

The case for planting more trees.

https://dirt.asla.org/2017/10/06/the-public-health-case-for-investing-in-urb

Trees may be moving in response to our changing climate.   See the abstract of a research article below:

http://advances.sciencemag.org/content/3/5/e1603055