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TEXAS TREES FOUNDATION IS CREATING ‘COOL SCHOOLS’ ON DISD ELEMENTARY CAMPUSES

Campus Tree Groves Planted with Generous Support from The Boone Family Foundation Texas Trees Foundation is embarking on a vision for greener schools by expanding the urban tree canopy to Dallas elementary school campuses. The Cool Schools program will offer campuses much more than shade. Included in the goal of increasing the urban tree canopy, the program offers a DISD-approved, STEM-based curriculum that will enhance experiential learning, engage teachers and students in service learning projects, provide DISD staff training, and…

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TEXAS TREES HOSTS SOUTHWESTERN MEDICAL DISTRICT URBAN STREETSCAPE VISIONING WORKSHOP

Texas Trees Foundation, in partnership with the Southwestern Medical District (SWMD), is embarking on a vision for greener streetscapes. The public space within the District is an area in critical need of urban heat island mitigation, beautification and connectivity. The primary goal of this project is to generate a master plan that reflects a sense of place, identifying the District as a place of healing while providing a sanctuary to sick and well alike. The plan will prioritize a healthy…

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Celebrate Trees

Celebrate trees with this promotional video of Texas Trees Foundation. Created by students at Art Institute of Dallas as a class project, this video details the importance of trees in urban environments and how Texas Trees Foundation is making a difference, by creating healthy communities through tree planting, education and advocacy. Join us today and plant a tree!  

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