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City of Dallas needs you to help plant trees

Did you know? The City of Dallas is requesting volunteers to plant trees in local parks as part of the recovery efforts to replace tree canopy lost due to June 2019 severe weather and the October 2019 tornado. Volunteers are … Continue reading

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Trees in art and architecture

Time to take a stand for the tree Trees tower over today’s art and architecture — though their roots are not always deep. By Edwin Heathcote Above: Klaus Littmann’s installation at the Wörthersee Stadium in Klagenfurt, Austria. Left: Abel Rodríguez’s … Continue reading

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Texas Tree Foundation – Tree plantings in Dallas City Parks

Sat. Feb. 29 – Glendale  Here is the info for the Glendale Park planting: Date: Saturday, February 29, 2020 Tree Planting: 9 A.M. – 12:00 A.M. Tree Planting Location: Glendale Park — 1515 E Ledbetter Dr, Dallas, TX 75216 Thurs. … Continue reading

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Texas Trees Foundation gets 2.5 million dollar grant for tree project in the Medical District

https://www.dmagazine.com/frontburner/2020/01/texas-trees-foundation-nabs-2-5-million-grant-for-medical-district-redo/

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Upcoming tree planting events in Dallas Parks

Upcoming Planting Events      Together with the Dallas Parks and Recreation Department, along with other dedicated partners, the Texas Trees Foundation is helping to replace trees that were lost during the severe weather at city parks from this past year. … Continue reading

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Trouble in the rain forests of the World – WSJ 10/16/19

https://www.wsj.com/articles/fire-begets-more-fires-rainforests-slip-into-cycle-of-destruction-11571153534?mod=itp_wsj&mod=&mod=djemITP_h

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A story about how New York City is using rainwater gardens to reduce storm water runoff. As a side benefit, the city is planting more trees.

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Biocarbon Engineering has developed a tree planting drone

https://www.biocarbonengineering.com/services https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2017/06/drones-plant-100000-trees-a-day

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The City of Dallas Asks Residents to Help Fund Irrigation Systems for New Trees You thought replanting was the hard part. Think again. By Kathy Wise, FrontBurner – D Magazine

           Willis C. Winters, director of the Dallas Park and Recreation Department, estimates that recent storms destroyed more than 700 trees on city property, a majority of which averaged 24 caliper inches (that’s the diameter of the tree for you … Continue reading

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Master Plan for the Dallas Urban Forest

From a story in the Dallas Morning News 7/3/19 Dallas wants to make the city shadier. The city is partnering with the Texas Trees Foundation to develop a plan that will protect the city’s trees and plant more of them … Continue reading

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