The Dallas Morning News “Saving 400-year-old Bur Oak tree was highlight for Plano Parks and Rec in 2021: The Bur Oak tree is one of the oldest in North Texas.”

https://www.dallasnews.com/news/2021/12/31/saving-400-year-old-bur-oak-tree-was-highlight-for-plano-parks-and-rec-in-2021/ Published By Teri Webster December 31, 2021 at 2:36 p.m. Plano’s Parks and Recreation department cited a project to preserve the city’s oldest tree as one of the department’s top highlights of 2021. The quadricentennial (400 years) Bur Oak tree in Bob Woodruff Park South, 3840 E. Park Blvd., is documented as the oldest …Read More

Invasive Beetles On Way to Dallas: Emerald Ash Borers Could Be Latest Threat to Trinity Forest

Dallas-Area Environmentalists Warn Invasive Beetle Could Be Latest Threat to Trinity Forest A dreaded beetle, the Emerald Ash Borer, has been found in North Texas, and it’s only a matter of time before it’s detected in Dallas, according to experts. By David Tarrant / January 14, 2021 For decades, Steve Houser could be counted on …Read More

Emerald Ash Borer in Denton

Published May 18, 2020 By DR. MIKE MERCHANT When Denton urban forester Haywood Morgan moved to Texas from Milwaukee, Wisconsin six years ago he thought he was leaving the devastating emerald ash borer behind. Instead the ash borer found him again. Morgan became reacquainted with EAB this month during a trip to look at some …Read More

Growth Conflicts: The Great Trinity Forest Dallas, Texas

Public-Private Commitments to Forest Recovery A Case Study by Callahan Seltzer Ecological Urbanism, Fall 2014Professor Anne Whiston SpirnMassachusetts Institute of Technology CASE STUDY OUTLINEABSTRACTINTRODUCTIONDALLAS: Where Four Landscapes MeetGROWTH PATTERNS: The Trinity Forest in Eras of Canalization, Suburbanization, and DegradationREMEDIATION: The Trinity River Audubon Center Analysis: Successes and ChallengesRECOVERY: The Trinity River Forest Management Plan Analysis: …Read More

Trees That Speak: Marked Trees That Revealed Resources to Nomadic Comanche Still Stand

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BY JIMMY W. ARTERBERRY / SEPTEMBER 2018 The following article was written for Texas Co-op Power, an online community for members of Texas electric cooperatives. The use of trees to identify a location has always been important in the traditional life of the Comanche. In days of old, our ancestors would mark a tree, or …Read More