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MISSION

 Raise community awareness of the value and proper care of trees.

GOALS

  • 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 biodiversity.

  • Create inventory of existing trees and monitor the placement of new tree planting.


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Announcing...Volunteers Wanted!

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 effort.


Jamminí Jams - Fruit and Nut Tree Adoption

Saturday, January 25, 2014, 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 Mark Bird


Life is Better in the Shade!

Native Tree Benefits:

  • Increases property values

  • Offers shade from the Texas heat

  • Provides beauty and enhances landscaping

  • Prevents erosion and conserves water

  • Cleans the air

  • Lowers cooling costs based on placement


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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