Tree Trail News
Planting of the National Council's
100th Anniversary Tree, November 10, 2009
Boy Scouts of America National Headquarters, Irving, Texas
Texas Tree Trails
Arborist/Horticulturalist and Texas
Tree Trails Board Member Bill Seaman is published in
Dallas/Fort Worth's premiere Home and Garden magazine. Trash
Trees [2.8 Mb PDF file] Inconvenient. Messy. Disease prone.
These trees are blacklisted by experts and disappearing from the
Dallas landscape. But for many of us, they inspire passionate
discourse. The archived article is also available on the
DHome archive web site.
Awarded for Outstanding Arbor Day
Contributions at the Annual Texas Tree Conference in Waco,
Texas, October 11, 2007.
"A healthy, thriving urban forest is critical in attaining a
stable ecological balance, improving the quality of life and
enhancing the environmental processes of air purification, oxygen
regeneration and groundwater recharge." - Steve Houser
By Bob Miller, The Dallas Morning News
Published: April 15, 2007
52-foot-tall box elder is named the biggest known tree of its
kind in Texas
By Bill Teeter, Staff Writer,
New estimates indicate it could be 500 years old, not the
previously held 243.
Jake Batsell, Staff Writer,
The Dallas Morning News
Published: August 25, 2006
Oak's life might be cut short, but limb could reveal true age.
Jake Batsell, Staff Writer / The Dallas Morning News
Published: August 1, 2006
A Tree by Carolyn Bush; ISAT Newsletter In The Shade;
Vol. 30, No. 1, Summer 2006
Tree’s Age by Carolyn Bush; Helping Hands
The Dallas County Master Gardener Association Newsletter; July 2005, Vol. 18,
Letter to the Editor - American Forests
The attached Letter to the Editor of American Forests magazine
ran as the first letter...on page 2 of the new winter 2006
TO: Michelle Robbins, Editor, American Forests Magazine
RE: Autumn 2005, Letter to the Editor entitled "Champ dethroned
It is always depressing to read about the loss of another
significant tree. Although a Champion Tree can be replaced on the
list in many cases, the loss of a Historic or Heritage tree is an
Consider finding, recognizing, tracking, photographing and
bragging about your local trees while they exist. These local
"treasures" must be recognized and preserved in perpetuity for
future generations. To learn how and why it is important, please
visit: www.texastreetrails.org. It will be worth a moment of your
time and you will be glad you did!!! The merits of the project
warrant consideration and acceptance by the public.
Steve Houser, Consulting Arborist
License plate sales will benefit the Texas Urban Forestry
Council (TUFC), which operates Texans for Trees, a partnership
program between TUFC and the Texas Forest Service in which TUFC
buys and delivers trees to Texas communities with a population
of 25,000 or less. Press Release Dallas, Texas, August 30, 2005
by WSM Advertising & Public Relations
This fall's hurricane rampage through Florida wrecked a
little piece of Dallas, too.
By Larry Bleiberg,
The Dallas Morning News, December 24, 2004
This is the official public kickoff of the Texas Tree Trails
program in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. Press Release,
Dallas, Texas, April 30, 2004
By Sarah Brackin, Texas
Group's arboreal ardor helps ensure decades-old catalpa won't
fall prey to development.
By David Flick, The Dallas Morning News
From historic to huge, they'll be listed on Web as part of
By Randy Lee Loftis, The Dallas Morning News
Grand Prairie Horticulturist seeks help locating potential
specimens for champion tree list.
By Stephanie Sandoval,
The Dallas Morning News
With their majestic branches and towering trunks, these
record-setters bring tranquility and a sense of history to
By Jesse Milligan,
On Wednesday, [June 8, 2005] the Dallas City Council will vote to consider
accepting an unprecedented, one-time $100,000 grant from the
Texas Forest Service to fund an urban forester.
From The Dallas Morning News