Educational

These are shared educational resources about Texas trees, urban forestry, urban heat islands, and many other related topics for educational reference.

8 Urban Tree Informational Videos

8 Urban Tree Informational Videos We have listed eight educational and informational videos below about urban trees - which touch on the conditions they grow in and the important roles they serve in urban settings. Urban Trees – Let’s Talk Energy Benefits of urban trees - UNFAO Urban trees: Masters of Survival - HamburgerSenat Urban…

Environmental Education Resource Links

Environmental Education Resource Links Below are some environmental education resources, including tools, graphics, and webpages, which you can use for educational purposes and future reference: Urban Forestry South – Published Library Resources Urban Forestry South – Recent Presentations Environmental Protection Agency (Lesson Plans, Teacher Guides and Online Environmental Resources for Educators) Children and Nature Network…

TEDx Videos

TEDx Talks for Trees Below are a handful of TED Talk videos focused on trees and forests for further educational and informational reference. The Case for Nurturing a City's Other Green Infrastructure - Matt Grubisich How tall can a tree grow? How trees talk to eachother? How to grow a forest in your backyard Conserving…

Top 10 Urban Heat Island Videos

Top 10 Urban Heat Island Videos We have listed ten educational and informational videos below which explain components of Urban Heat Islands and highlight the effects of extreme heat and ways to combat urban heat. Dallas is the Second-Fastest Warming U.S. City Extreme Summer Heat & Urban Heat Island Effect Explained The Urban Heat Island…

Tree Planting and Maintenance Resources

Tree Planting and Maintenance Resource Links Below are resources specific to Texas regarding tree planting and maintenance. If you have any specific or technical questions, we suggest reaching out to the Agrilife Extension office or your local certified arborist – especially if heavy equipment or damaged trees might be involved. Urban Forestry South – Published…

Tree Planting How to’s – 7 Videos

Tree Planting How to's - 7 Videos Videos are sourced from TreePeople, serving Los Angeles, California's people and trees. In order to provide our volunteers with a quick and easy reference for learning how to plant trees, we are sharing TreePeoples' instructional videos - which attribute to them completely.  We feel these are simple and…

Trees and Children Links

Trees and Children Links For research on the relationship between trees, nature and children, see the resource links below for specific information: Children and Nature Network (Research Library) Health Benefits to Children from Contact with the Outdoors and Nature (Children and Nature Network) Benefits of Nature – Health and Wellbeing Infographic (Children and Nature Network)…

Trees and Health Links

Trees & Health Resource Links For research on the relationship between trees and health, see the resource links below for specific information: Urban Nature for Human Health and Well-being (USDA) Human Dimensions of Urban Forestry and Urban Greening (University of Washington) Green Cities: Good Health – Human Health & Well-being Research (University of Washington) Landscape…