November 4, 2016 Texas Arbor Day
TRINITY ENVIRONMENTAL ACADEMY PLANT TREES AT TRINITY RIVER AUDUBON CENTER
(Dallas - November4, 2016) Deputy Mayor Pro Tem Wilson, Haily Summerford from Audubon Texas and Celina Barajas Dallas Park Board led the way for the planting of 200 hardwood trees in celebration of Texas Arbor Day. Children from the Trinity Environmental Academy came for the morning and enthusiastically planted the wonderful variety of trees such as: pecan, black walnut, Mexican plum, bur oak, sumac, American beautyberry, persimmon, and others. The phrase of the day became, "trees are important to everything." Citizen Foresters and City staff taught the volunteers how to plant the trees and provided information about the Great Trinity Forest.