City of Dallas Forestry

Dallas Community Foresters

​Dallas Community Foresters are trained volunteers who are dedicated to the preservation, maintenance and expansion of a healthy urban forest in the Dallas community and region.The mission of the Community Forester Program is to care for, maintain and expand the Dallas Region Urban Forest through education, outreach and tree planting programs.Dallas Community Foresters complete a thirty hour training class which is a combination of classroom instruction and field training. Training classes are offered annually. Community Foresters will have the opportunity to volunteer through:*Community Education*Community Outreach/Volunteer Events*Community Tree PlantingsThe opportunities will be diverse and may include school programs, civic group presentations, large and small environmental events, or leading other citizens in planting.Community Foresters at the Big Spring historic bur oakCommunity Foresters help hand out trees to homeowners for Dallas Arbor Day!