A local organization dedicated to the preservation beautification and expansion of parks and other public natural green spaces in a six county area surrounding the City of Dallas. Alliance for Community Trees (ACT) Member.
This report provides detailed information on the structure, functions, and values of Houston’s regional forest. The report is the major output of Houston’s Regional Forest project, a collaboration of government researchers and local planners, policy makers, and managers to analyze the region’s tree cover using field research and computer modeling.
The City of Fort Worth’s Forestry web page offers a wide variety of information about the City’s forestry program and tips for tree care and maintenance. Visitors to the site can discover how to receive free trees for their neighborhoods, parks and medians, as well as learn how to become a volunteer at the tree farm and how to report hazardous trees. There is also information on nominating trees for the Big Tree Registry, proper planting techniques and tree maintenance.
The Texas Urban Forestry Council fosters green, cool, forested communities throughout Texas. Their mission is to serve as a forum for education, networking, and advocacy for those interested in and impacting the urban and community forests of Texas. Desiree Brooks, Exec. Director.
Trees For Houston is the volunteer non-profit 501(c)(3) organization in Houston, Texas dedicated to the orderly planting of street trees along Houston’s major arterial streets and freeways. Since their incorporation in 1983, they have been responsible for the planting and monitoring of almost 153,000 street trees and seedlings.
This organization promotes the protection and development of urban forest resources through communicating important issues, needs, and information about urban forest resources to local officials, civic leaders, and the media.