Reports/Studies

This is a collection of our research reports and studies which have shaped our urban forestry approach and direction for our projects and programs.

Urban Streetscape Master Plan Southwestern Medical District

Urban Streetscape Master Plan Southwestern Medical District Transforming the intersection of health and nature. Link to Report Rooted in the City of Dallas for more than a century, the Southwestern Medical District (SWMD) is a premier medical center surrounded by active communities. Just three miles from downtown Dallas, the District is the heart of the…

Urban Heat Island Management Study

Urban Heat Island Management Study A Study of Dallas' Urban Heat Island Effect from August 2017 Link to Report Texas Trees Foundation's Urban Heat Island Management Study from August 2017 is a year-long study of the impacts and implications of air temperatures at the neighborhood level. Most notable among them: Dallas is heating up faster than every…

State of the Dallas Urban Forest Report

State of the Dallas Urban Forest Report A Study of Dallas' Urban Forest From March 2015 Link to Report Dallas’ urban forest is comprised of the individual trees and groves in and around the places we live, work and play. Urban forest assessment provides a baseline from which to measure changes, trends and outcomes. Sound…

Texas Trees Foundation Brochure

Texas Trees Foundation Brochure Learn more about the Texas Trees Foundation in our organizational brochure! Link to Brochure Since 1982, Texas Trees Foundation has championed the transformation of North Texas landscapes. In our neighborhoods, parkways, medians, schools and other open public spaces, we plant large trees to shade and beautify our environment, and to comfort…