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Texas Trees Foundation Partners with PlanIt Geo to Develop an Interactive Online Tree Mapping Website

Texas Trees Foundation Partners with PlanIt Geo to Develop an Interactive Online Tree Mapping Website The Texas Trees Foundation TreePlotter map will contextualize the impact of urban trees in North Texas DALLAS, Texas – Texas Trees Foundation has launched a new map-based interactive website, created by map technology leader PlanIT Geo, for use by the…
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Taking advantage of CARES Act tax benefits for year-end giving

Taking advantage of CARES Act tax benefits for year-end giving The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) was passed on March 27, 2020 to help taxpayers, businesses, and nonprofits in the wake of the pandemic and economic downturn. While the provisions of the CARES Act are set to expire at the end…
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American Chestnut Tree

The American Chestnut Tree Holiday Tree Spotlight The American Chestnut tree, Castanea dentata, although not from the Texas area, is highly regarded as one of the most beautiful trees in the forest that produces a nut that is often associated with the holiday season.  Songs refer to chestnuts roasting on an open fire which solicit…
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Texas Trees Foundation Plants 250 Trees at DISD Schools

Texas Trees Foundation Cool Schools Team Plants 250 Trees at Dallas ISD Campuses November Cool Schools Update November was a busy planting month! In the last two weeks, the Texas Trees Foundation Cool Schools team planted 75 trees at Burnet Elementary, 68 trees at Reinhardt Elementary, and 88 trees at John Ireland Elementary in Dallas,…
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Cool School/Community Parks Update

Cool School/Community Parks Update We are excited to welcome students back this Fall 2020 to a safe, healthy outdoor environment that nourishes both their body and mind. The Texas Trees Foundation Cool Schools team has been busy all summer constructing and implementing outdoor learning areas that are being installed at six schools in the Dallas…
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The American Smoke Tree

Tree of the Month: The American Smoke Tree Learn about the origin of the Central Texas tree and how to identify it The American Smoke Tree, also known as Chittamwood, can be grown as a small ornamental tree or as a large shrub.  It is not a well-known plant and can be hard to find…
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Ericsson Volunteer Day

Ericsson Volunteer Day We were thrilled to have Ericsson volunteers come out to the TXU Energy Urban Tree Farm and Education Center! These volunteers got in their daily workout at the tree farm while they helped pull weeds, move potted trees to the staging area, and put together and installed drip lines for tree irrigation…
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Coalfire Volunteer Day

Coalfire Volunteer Day TXU Energy Urban Tree Farm & Education Center A group of volunteers from Coalfire joined us at the TXU Energy Urban Tree Farm and Education Center to lend a helping hand with the tree irrigation lines and stabilization system. These volunteers helped move some of the smaller trees planted by Girl Scouts…
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