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Resources

Bexar Branches Alliance serves as a tree educator and subject matter advisor to government agencies, private companies, non-profits, and community members throughout the Greater San Antonio Region.

Climate and Economic Justice Screening Tool
This map assesses and identifies communities that are disadvantaged according to Justice40 Initiative criteria in the U.S. and its territories.

American Forests' Tree Equity Map. Each score indicates whether there are enough trees in a neighborhood for everyone to experience the health, economic and climate benefits that trees provide. Scores are based on tree canopy, surface temperature, income, employment, race, age and health factors. A 0-to-100-point system makes it easy to understand how a community fares.

The Texas A&M Forest Service is a state agency that conserves and protects the resources and lands of the Lone Star State including wildfire management and prevention.  

Guide to the Selection, Planting and Care of  trees in the Alamo Region.

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is an education agency with a statewide network of professional educators, volunteers, and government offices. Major efforts include mitigating drought impacts, water conservation, production agriculture, enhancing food security, and healthcare.

AirNow is a one-stop source for air quality data.

My City’s Trees is an application that enables anyone to access Urban Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) data and produce custom analyses and reports of urban forests — public and private trees where people live, work, and play — in select cities across the country.

A comprehensive analysis of forest-related conditions, trends, threats, and opportunities in Texas and a strategy to address them.

The City of San Antonio Development Services Department oversees the development and improvement of land. The Tree Preservation Ordinance defines how to maintain, preserve, and add to the existing tree population. 

US Department of Agriculture’s mapping application offers census-tract-level data on food access that can be downloaded for community planning or research purposes.

 

 

 

Natural Capital Project Centered at Stanford University, study showing the benefits of turning unused green space into urban farms or food forests.  Tamox Talom at Padre Park and Garcia Street Farm, both located in San Antonio were included in this study.

See what action San Antonio is taking regarding climate change.

The Metropolitan Planning Organization’s (MPO) mission is to provide a comprehensive, coordinated and continuous ("3C") transportation planning process for the safe and efficient movement of people and goods, consistent with the region's overall economic, social and environmental goals. 

The master plan governs the development and management of new and existing parkland under the oversight of County government. The planning horizon is 12 years, and covers the period from 2008 to 2020. 

 The SA Parks System Plan will guide future planning decisions on the expansion, capital improvements and programming of the more than 250 City-owned parks and recreational facilities, 15,000 plus acres of green space, and over 181 miles of trails

Project Learning Tree is an award-winning environmental education program designed for teachers and other educators, parents, and community leaders working with youth from preschool through grade 12. 

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