The Texas Tree Trails organization is a cooperative effort of the Texas A&M Forest Service, the Texas Historic Tree Coalition, the Trinity Blacklands Urban Forestry Council and the Cross Timbers Urban Forestry Council, among others.
Arborist/Horticulturalist and Texas
Tree Trails Board Member Bill Seaman is published in
Dallas/Fort Worth's premiere Home and Garden magazine.
Trash Trees 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.
"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
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.
License plate sales will benefit the
Texas Urban Forestry Council (TUFC), which
operates Texans for Trees, a partnership program between TUFC
and the Texas A&M Forest Service in which TUFC buys and delivers
trees to Texas communities with a population of 25,000 or less.
Press Release Dallas, TX, August 30, 2005
by WSM Advertising & Public Relations