2015 ACCOMPLISHMENTS

2014 ACCOMPLISHMENTS

2013 ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Planted 8,690 large (average size 20 gallon) trees with an environmental value of $40.9 million over a 40 year period
Implemented 45 planting projects with cities, parks, schools, corporations, churches, and homeowners associations in 18 different communities
Launched the new educational website www.texastreesmart.org with Oncor
Supported 2,225 volunteers who provided 7500 hours of service for an in-kind value of $166,050 (source: http://independentsector.org/volunteer_time)
Hosted 16 volunteer groups at the TXU Energy Tree Farm & Education Center
Largest groups:
Student Today, Leader Tomorrow – 240
Hockaday & St. Marks Schools – 182
Dallas Lutheran School – 107
Hosted 2 summer interns – 200 hours donated
Implemented the first annual summer conference: “Designing Trees Focused Resilient Communities” at the Eisemann Center, 105 attendees
Inventoried 100% of the tree canopy on the campus of Southern Methodist University
Planted 1260 trees with DART
Planted 260 trees at Camp Wisdom with Boy Scouts of America Circle Ten Council and the Salvation Army landscape crews
Expanded and utilized the Roadmap to Planning & Planting Trees, Dallas GIS mapping technology showing more than 1.8 million available tree-planting sites in the City of Dallas
Improved promotion and infrastructure for the Tree North Texas tree planting initiative, with a goal of planting three million trees in the next ten years, supported by more than 40 North Texas mayors
Educated 15 community citizens from Collin County through our Citizen Forester program

2012 ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Distributed 10,268 tree seedlings
Planted 14,616 large trees = $5.8 million in benefits over 40 years
Worked with 3,341 volunteers = in-kind value of $218,401
Distributed the Roadmap to Planning & Planting Trees – Dallas GIS mapping technology showing more than 1.8 million available tree planting sites in the City of Dallas to the Dallas City Council and the Dallas Parks & Recreation Department
Partnered with corporations, cities, school districts, agencies and organizations to implement 40 projects
Served 25 municipalities/HOA’s/Schools
Consulted with City of Mesquite to generate a UFORE study
Created the ReLeaf program in response to the tornadoes in Lancaster and Forney

AWARDS

2012 Excellence in Partnership Award – TXU Energy & Texas Trees Foundation – Committed to Community Growth program National Arbor Day Foundation
2011 Texas Forest Service/Texas ISA Community Forestry Award for Super Grow XLV Program
2011 Home Depot Foundation NeighborWoods Award
2010 Trinity Blacklands Urban Forestry Council Award for the Roadmap to Planning and Planting Trees
2010 City of Dallas Mayor’s Environmental Excellence Award