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Smart Growth for Dallas Decision Support Tool

The Smart Growth for Dallas Decision Support Tool was created in partnership between The Trust for Public Land, bcWORKSHOP and the Texas Trees Foundation and was officially launched on Tuesday, October 30th! This public platform is a multi-disciplinary effort to improve sustainability and resilience of Dallas by creating close-to-home parks, trails, and green spaces for the entire city. At the core of this effort is an online mapping platform that identifies priority locations in Dallas where investments in green assets – such as parks,…

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State of the Denton Urban Forest (2016)

The urban forest of Denton plays a crucial role in the livability and sustainability of the city.  Denton’s 3.5 million trees impact everything from economic development to the overall health of the people that live, work, and play in Denton every day. During the summer of 2016 Texas Trees Foundation, in partnership with Preservation Tree Services, Plan-It Geo, and Keep Denton Beautiful to conduct a state-of the art urban forestry assessment.

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Downtown Dallas (2015)

Downtown Dallas, Inc. works with the City of Dallas to help maintain city streetscapes and to keep the area lively and beautiful. To better understand the impact and role trees play for people and businesses in the downtown area, Downtown Dallas, Inc. and the Texas Trees Foundation formed a partnership to inventory and study the shade and ornamental tree species in the downtown core. Surrounded by concrete, large buildings, and major transportation corridors, downtown Dallas is a mixture of both…

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City of Dallas (2010)

The GIS Roadmap Model for Urban Tree Planning & Planting is the first project in which tree planting sites were identified and then prioritized by their environmental and economic factors. Strategic planting projects can have an enormous long-term impact on your city if urban planning is based on these strategies. Results from this project provides a framework for urban tree planting and will impact how funding is secured from policy makers, corporations, and foundations. The Dallas Roadmap – Results at…

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Abilene Christian University (2014)

The campus of Abilene Christian University (ACU) is located in the sprawling urban city of Abilene, Texas. Located in the heart of “Big Country,” ACU’s campus sits in the midst of the Rolling Plaines, and is an oasis of green comprised of 2,136 trees. To better understand the role trees play on campus, a partnership between Abilene Christian University and Texas Trees Foundation was created to inventory and study the shade and ornamental tree species growing on the campus grounds.…

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