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After the storm, is my tree dead?

After the storm, is my tree dead? February 2021 After record cold temperatures swept across the country during the February 2021 storm, many of us are left worrying about our trees and outdoor plants. Although you may have covered up small plants and flowers, many trees and shrubs were left exposed to the cold. The…
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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 – On January 4, Texas Trees Foundation will launch a new map-based interactive website, created by map technology leader PlanIT Geo, for…
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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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How to Care for Your Tree During the Winter

How to Care for Your Tree During the Winter Help Your Tree Survive in Cold Conditions Winter is here and for most of us that means taking out a blanket and cuddling inside next to the heater for a few months. Our trees, however, don’t get that option and must endure what the Texas weather has…
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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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The Desert Willow

Tree of the Month: The Desert Willow Learn about this drought-tolerant, Central Texas tree and how to identify it Growing plants in the Texas summer heat can be a difficult task.  Many plants that flourish in other parts of the country have a hard time with our clay soils, 100+ degree days, and low rainfall. …
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