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​Branch Out Dallas

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Thank you for another successful year. Over 2,400 trees were distributed at six sites throughout Dallas to increase our tree canopy. The newly planted trees will benefit everyone by cooling temperatures, reducing stormwater runoff and improving air quality in the City. In addition, these trees will be enjoyed by generations to come. Registration for next year begins September 5, 2023.

We would also like to thank our wonderful volunteers!

See photos below of volunteers hard at work!

For information on how to plant your new tree, click on the images below:

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What is Branch Out Dallas?

The  Branch Out Dallas program was started as an effort to reduce the Heat Island Effect and to increase the overall tree canopy in the City.  Each tree planted helps the City get closer to meeting these goals. Trees benefit everyone by cooling temperatures and improving air quality.  Homeowners who plant a tree in their yard benefit by saving energy, cooling the air and the trees also provide shade.  Program inquiries can be sent to BranchOutDallas@dallas.gov 

Branch Out Dallas supports City-wide initiatives.  

  • Trees improve air quality and help filter stormwater and urban runoff  
  • Homeowners can replace damaged or aging trees 
  • Increase overall tree canopy City-wide 
  • Trees improve quality of life 
  • Public Education on green initiatives 
  • The program supports Neighborhood Beautification Programs 
  • Provides opportunities for City staff and communities to interact 

To learn more about the City's urban forestry efforts visit COD Forestry.

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Councilmember Ridley, 40 trees planted at homes in Munger Place!

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June shelton School - 264 trees handed out to homeowners!


White Rock Church of Christ - 912 trees handed out to homeowners!


Marsh Lane Baptist Church - 322 trees handed out to homeowners!