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Quincentennial Bur Oak Groves

Bob Woodruff Park is one of Plano’s oldest and heavily used green spaces. It is also the home of our majestic Quincentennial Bur Oak Tree in the southern sector of the park. That means that for over 500 years this Bur Oak has served everyone from the first settlers to these Prairie Lands, to the present day families of this City of Excellence.  Over time, Bob Woodruff Park has lost precious trees from these once lush groves guarded by the Bur Oak. Sponsors are needed…

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GREY TO GREEN 2: CONCRETE DATA

The City of Dallas has 35% impervious surface that absorbs heat during the day which it slowly releases during the night.  The ramifications of what is know as the “urban heat island effect” is impacting ability to draw and retain new talent, meet air quality standards, control flooding, and guarantee a good quality of life for Texas and visitors.

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