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Natural Awakenings Dallas -Fort Worth Metroplex Edition


Kudos: Texas Trees Foundation

Jun 30, 2021 08:30AM ● By Bernice Butler

The Texas Trees Foundation presented the completed Dallas Urban Forest Master Plan to the city of Dallas on June 3. and it was unanimously adopted on June 9, with funding provided by the Lyda Hill Philanthropies and Oncor.  The Plan should serve as a roadmap for the City of Dallas’ tree canopy development and restoration.

This long-term strategic document specifically addresses urban challenges such as rapid development. When properly managed, trees provide a variety of important benefits to communities, including water quality improvement, storm water mitigation, erosion control, heat reduction, air quality improvement, health and wellness benefits, wildlife habitat and jobs. Trees add to the vibrancy and overall quality of life in residential, recreation and business districts.


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