Butler Nelson Historic Cemetery Hosts Saluting Branches

Butler Nelson Memorial Park includes two historic cemeteries.  Today, the park is a link to local African Americans, many of whom came to Dallas before 1865. Among those buried here are business owners; civil rights activists; pastors; doctors; educators, four … Read More

What is Saluting Branches?

  On September 22nd, 2021, The City of Dallas Park and Recreation Department hosted a Saluting Branches event to help beautify historical L. Butler Nelson Cemetery in Dallas, TX. Saluting Branches is a non-profit organization honoring American service men and … Read More

Trees Among Us Photo Cost

The Dallas Urban Forest Master Plan Team is looking for inspiring images of urban trees in Dallas that portray the connection between trees and people. A selection of winning photographs will be published in the Urban Forest Master Plan. Th … Read More

Tell Your Tree Story

To Protect and Defend   Oh, how happy we should be, That we have shade under a tree. Shade that reduces bills, And also produces chills. We can’t relax, We’ve been given this task. To protect and defend, Just like … Read More

Award Nominations

Nomination Form Everyday Hero Award Awarded to an individual with outstanding community service who has demonstrated leadership in a project or organization and has  shown  exceptional  dedication  to improving the urban forests of Texas.   Excellence in Education Award Awarded … Read More