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. However,
there are a few occasions coming up in which trees will be adopted out or
planted to help increase our canopy and improve the health of our area
during April and May. 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
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