community awareness of the value and proper care of trees.
Conserve energy and water, improve air quality and
reduce storm water runoff through proper tree selection and planting.
Educate the public on healthy ecosystems, involving
appropriate placement and type of trees.
Promote and maintain healthy wildlife habitat and
Create inventory of existing trees and monitor the
placement of new tree planting.
L i n k s
J o i n
V o l u n t e e r
From November through
March is the best time to plant trees in the Alamo Region. Opportunities
now exist to assist in tree adoptions
and/or plantings being carried out to help increase the tree canopy in the
Alamo region. If you are interested in volunteering to help
adopt out or plant trees, please contact
Meredith Ruiz to sign up. Please help us spread the word to
potential volunteers. Improving our urban forest is a community
- Fruit and Nut Tree Adoption
January 25, 2013, 9:00 a.m.
Pearl Brewery Farmerís Market
200 E Grayson St
San Antonio, TX 78212
Donít miss the Fourth
Annual Jamminí Jams free fruit and nut tree adoption! The City of San
Antonio's Parks & Recreation Department will be giving away over 1,00
fruit and nut trees in effort to promote food security, enhance canopy
coverage, diversify, and beautify our community. An extensive tree canopy
helps to clean our air! Limit: one tree per household. For more
information, please contact
Life is Better in the Shade!
Native Tree Benefits:
Offers shade from the
Provides beauty and
Prevents erosion and
Cleans the air
Lowers cooling costs
based on placement
For a limited time only: CPS Energy's Green Shade Tree
Rebate Program is back!
Paul Johnson, Alamo Forest Partnership Board Member and Urban
Forestry Program Coordinator for Texas A&M Forest Service, presents his talk
"What's In the
Box? Growing Our Community" at TEDxSanAntonio 2012.
Alamo Forest Partnership, c/o Mark Bird, Planning and Development
Services Building, 1901 S. Alamo, San Antonio, TX 78204, (210) 207-8053