Friday, November 3, 2023, at 2:00 p.m. the City of Dallas and TxHTC Invite You to the Moore Park Historic Tree Grove Dedication in Oak Cliff

*** IF INCLEMENT WEATHER AFFECTS THE SCHEDULE OF THIS EVENT, IT WILL BE POSTED HERE AND/OR ON THE CITY OF DALLAS WEBSITE *** On April 6, 2023, the Texas Historic Tree Coalition Board of Trustees approved the historic tree nomination of the Grove at Moore Park in Dallas. Located on the south side of Cedar …Read More

Saturday, September 23, 2023, Tree Dedications at 10:00 a.m. Comanche Creek Live Oak Grove in Granbury and at 2:00 p.m. Glen Rose Singing Trees at the Inn on the River

Saturday, September 23, 2023, we will be celebrating two tree dedications southwest of Fort Worth. The first tree dedication is in Granbury at 10:00 a.m., followed by the second in Glen Rose at 2:00 p.m. As members of TxHTC, we invite you to help us celebrate the historic recognition of these trees. Texas Historic Tree …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

The Kirkpatrick Historic Tree Program

In 2017, the Graybeal family moved into the historic Smith home in McKinney, Texas. Dr. Gary Graybeal took steps to preserve and protect the magnificent old trees on his property. Research on the trees revealed a connection to E.W. Kirkpatrick and the rich history of Texas. In 1870, Pioneer Texas Horticulturalist Elbert W. Kirkpatrick (1844-1924) …Read More

The Smith-Graybeal Cedar Trees Dedication

On May 11, 2018, we celebrated the addition of the Smith-Graybeal Trees in McKinney to the TXHTC Historic Tree Registry. The Smith-Graybeal Cedar Trees have ties to two of the founding fathers of American horticulture: pioneer Texas horticulturalist and nurseryman Elbert W. Kirkpatrick, and famed horticulturalist Luther Burbank, whose birthday is celebrated as Arbor Day. …Read More

The Indian Marker Tree Project

To our knowledge, the Texas Historic Tree Coalition (TXHTC) is the only group in the Southwest that works to identify potential Indian marker trees. When our research began, there was no established protocol or set of procedures to follow. The process we use to submit, identify, research, and assist in recognizing a potential Indian marker …Read More