Texas Department of Transportation Tribal Histories: Comanche Nation Research Report

December 2021 Introduction The TxDOT Tribal Histories Project involves creating a set of geographic historical narratives of tribal presence in Texas through collaboration with participating Tribes. Taking a statewide approach, these histories will serve as resources to inform future statewide transportation planning, project development, tribal consultation activities, and public engagement by TxDOT. The following research …Read More

The Texas Tree Advocacy Workbook

The Texas Tree Advocacy Workbook is a valuable tool for groups of like-minded individuals who want to preserve and protect our Earth’s natural assets for future generations to enjoy. Since 1995, the coalition has worked with grassroots organizations, city and county leaders/officials, public and private entities, and other institutions to preserve trees and urban forests …Read More

Tree Pruning: Art or Science

Published April 2, 2002 By Kevin Bassett Tree pruning is the most important aspect of tree care in the urban environment. Proper tree pruning eliminates deadwood, removes branches that conflict with other branches, and removes limbs that interfere with utility lines and homes. Pruning is also necessary to maintain proper clearances over sidewalks, streets, and …Read More

Why We Should Care About Trees

As published in Insight by North Central Texas Council of Governments September 2009 in the Regional Voices section. InSight Regional Voices – The Regional Voices column offers leaders from throughout the North Central Texas region an opportunity to share their views on the environment and development-related topics of interest to North Texans. To be considered …Read More

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