‘Three Sisters,’ iconic Montrose Oak trees, given historic designation

By Jhair Romero / Staff writer Three iconic Post Oaks in Houston’s Montrose neighborhood estimated to be 160 years old were honored by the Texas Historic Tree Coalition during a ceremony Sunday afternoon and designated as historic landmarks by the organization. The trees, referred to by the coalition as the “Three Sisters of Montrose,” line Montrose …Read More

Landmark trees celebrated at six Texas sites

By JULIE THIBODEAUX The Texas Historic Tree Coalition has seemed busier than usual, with six tree dedications held this year. But Marion Lineberry, president of the Dallas-based coalition, said the group is just completing public ceremonies sidelined by the pandemic, inclement weather and other circumstances beyond their control. In April, the nearly 30-year-old tree advocacy group honored two landmark pecan …Read More

Zoning Committee Member Ryan Behring Says Dallas Could Lure More Development with Urban Trees

Published By Ms. APRIL TOWERY When working on a story recently about a woman in Old East Dallas who wants to protect the shade trees in her neighborhood, I reached out to Zoning Ordinance Advisory Committee member Ryan Behring.  Behring isn’t your typical “tree hugger.” While he recognizes the environmental benefits of trees, he also …Read More

‘Historic’ Trees Designated by Dallas City Council

One of six locations with newly recognized historic trees.

City of Dallas HISTORIC TREE NOMINATION FORM GUIDELINES AND INSTRUCTION City of Dallas HISTORIC TREE NOMINATION FORM Published October 26, 2023 By Noah DeGarmo – Staff Reporter   The Dallas City Council designated nearly 100 trees throughout the city as “historic” during its Wednesday meeting. Six locations are now home to “historic trees” as defined in …Read More