Israel and his crew are so professional and courteous. I am very impressed. Also, I am the "North Dallas President of the Ken Smith Fan Club." ” - Sue R.

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Bird Watch: Keep an eye out for these summer birds.

Trees and local wildlife go hand-in-hand. By caring for and preserving your trees, you’re also helping to preserve healthy habitat for local birds and other wildlife. Here in North Texas, spring and summer are busy birding seasons! Many species of birds are busy building nests in your trees now for offspring that will emerge during summer. We’re always keen to keep an eye on which birds are frequenting the area each season.


Come See Us at Earth Day Texas April 24th-26th!

Eco-friendly Tree Care: Good for your family and the planet! Supporting our community and sharing information about responsible, Eco-friendly tree care is our passion. This weekend during Earth Day Texas you can visit with us one-on-one to find out the best ways to care for your valuable trees. Visit us April 24th-26th from 10am to 6pm in booth 2824 and 2826 to speak with one of our Certified Arborists about the most up-to-date information on tree care.


Helping the Homeless by Reviving a Forgotten Dallas Property.

Recently, we joined forces with Texas Land Care to help OurCalling​ rehabilitate a dilapidated South Dallas property. This once forgotten building will soon operate as a new homeless outreach center. But before any work on the building could begin, the property need a lot of clean up just to be accessible to staff and volunteers.


Preservation Tree Services Celebrates 20 Years Serving Dallas-Fort Worth

It all began with a passion for trees...


Recycle Your Fresh Christmas Trees

We've listed area locations to recycle your fresh Christmas tree! If you made the choice to decorate with a fresh live Christmas tree this year, you’ll want to make sure you can recycle it once the holiday season comes to a close.


Who are you hiring to trim your trees?

How often do you get home to find a multitude of business cards on your porch for “tree trimmers” in your area? It might seem like a good idea to call one since you know it’s important to keep trees trimmed for overall health. However, we highly recommend you go ahead and compost those cards!


Tree Removal: Wrong Tree, Wrong Place

This summer, we had a tree emergency come up that had to be addressed immediately. A large, established pecan tree planted many years ago in an east Dallas neighborhood, was struggling. Over time, it had outgrown the tight space where it was planted.

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Urban Forestry: Improving Life through Trees!

What is urban forestry? Understanding how trees improve our lives and how we can document and care for city trees is known as urban forestry. An urban environment filled with healthy trees has better air quality, more beautiful green space, habitat for wildlife and so much more.

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Celebrate Fall Arbor Day: Plant a Tree!

Fall…it’s almost here…can you feel it? Fall is a great time to lounge and entertain outdoors in Texas. The nights cool down, rainfall increases and we can look forward to starting a fire in the chiminea. Looking for more shade on back patio? You’re in luck…fall is the very best time to plant new trees.

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Care for Your Trees in Stage 3 Water Restrictions

Depending on where you live in North Texas, you may only be allowed to water your landscape twice a week or only twice every other week. But no matter where you live, there are things you can do to keep your trees as healthy as possible.

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Live in Ft. Worth? Oak Wilt is Spreading!

One of the most devastating diseases in trees is Oak Wilt. Oak Wilt is a fungal disease caused by the fungus Bretziella fagacearum.

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Storms Destroy More Drought Stressed Trees in Dallas

We never like having to write these kinds of posts; but with the dramatic climate and weather we experience here in North Texas, it seems there's alwas a new storm worth talking about.

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Tornadoes in Dallas! Storm Leaves Trees Battered.

Tornadoes in Dallas! Storm Leaves Trees Battered. Here in Texas we do everything big...even the weather! We're all in recovery mode after yesterdays torrential rain storm and tornado threats. Large trees and branches came down all over town as a result of the high winds


Right Tree, Right Place: Watch out for those Power lines!

Trees that were planted in the easement have outgrown their space and are now obstructing power lines. Sadly, the city is then forced to severely prune these trees in order to clear them from the power lines.


Good tree care and landscaping practices go hand in hand.

Preservation Tree is a local company. That means we regularly work with other local companies to make sure all of your tree and landscape needs are taken care of properly and holistically. One of the companies we really enjoy working with in Fort Worth is Cody Landscape.

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Storm damage to your trees? Don’t touch that power line!

Wow! With yesterday’s heavy rain and the recent windy days we’ve had, spring storm season is officially here! When trees are improperly pruned or haven’t been pruned for years, the danger of dead limbs or overgrown branches falling onto your home, car or even a loved one is always present.

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A Big Night for Leaders of Local Green Businesses

Here at Preservation Tree Services, we understand the importance of keeping your environment safe and beautiful. When we found out we were nominated for a Sustainable Business Award by Green Source DFW, we were thrilled!

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Tree Trimmings Left On the Easement: A Bad Idea!

An ongoing concern for many Eco-conscious homeowners in Dallas is the issue of bulk brush pick up on city easements.

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Removing Dead Trees at The Heard Museum

Recently, we were called up on to help out the The Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary, in Mckinney Texas, with some pruning and removal of dead trees.

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Transplanting Trees with City of Grapevine

Today, we want to give a shout out to the City of Grapevine for working to preserve trees! Currently, they are working on an extensive expansion project for their public library and recreation center.


The Case for Urban Trees: How do they affect you?

We’ve all heard and read stories about the need for trees. They clean the air, provide oxygen for us to breathe, cool our homes, offer shelter for wildlife, and prevent soil erosion. Here at Preservation Tree, we constantly think about and are aware of the trees around us. We heal them when they are sick, we care for them to keep them healthy

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Friday, November 15th is America Recycles Day!

Tomorrow is America Recycles Day. It’s a day for everyone to pledge to: Learn. I will find out what materials are collected for recycling in my community at Act. Reduce my personal waste by recycling. Within the next month, I will recycle more. Share. In the next month, I will encourage one family member or one friend to take the pledge.”

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5 Best Texas Shade Trees

Let’s face it: Texas is hot. Planting large shade trees not only adds value to your home, but it can also offer respite from the heat, shade your home to reduce energy costs, provide a home for habitat, and add beauty to your landscape. When you live in an urban environment, it’s even more important to provide shade to homes and surrounding areas – all that extra concrete from roadways, sidewalks and buildings significantly increase temperatures in the city. Shade trees are a great way to cool things off!

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How to spot tree care fakers.

Every homeowner eventually needs to hire an arborist.Perhaps your tree doesn't look healthy, is in urgent need of pruning, or may be damaging a roof or adjacent structure. In some situations, a tree may have become a hazard, or has already fallen and you need emergency tree services. Trees need regular care and so it's a good idea to have a relationship with a professional arborist.

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Urban Forest at The State Fair of Texas!

Have you made it out to the State Fair of Texas yet? If not, be sure to stop by our Urban Forest Garden Room, near the Aquarium. It's a place to hang out and relax in the shade at The Fair, so feel free to grab a tree bench and take a load off! Our "log couch" as been a popular lounging spot so far.

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Our State Fair Booth Will Feature Recycled Trees as Furniture

We're super busy over here at Preservation Tree getting our display booth ready for the Texas State Fair! Be sure to stop by our booth where you'll be able to check out some of the amazing furniture we've crafted with Urban Lumber Products, Inc.


Fall is for Tree Planting!

Did you know that fall is the very best time to plant trees in Texas? We all tend to get caught up with landscape and garden activities in the spring. But with our 12-month growing season and mild winters, planting in fall gives your new trees the best chance at not only surviving, but also thriving.

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Native Texas Trees: Texas Buckeye

Texas is a big state: That means we have lots of native trees. From time to time we like to feature a Texas native tree so you can identify them in your own area. The Texas Buckeye (also referred to as an Ohio Buckeye), Aesculus glabra var. arguta, is classified as a small multi-trunked tree or large shrub. Distinctive features of this native tree are its large palmate leaves and white to yellow spring blooms held in large clusters. The large spiny fruit appears in summer and produce large shiny black seeds.


Arbor Day with Preservation Tree Services at Dallas Baptist University

How did you celebrate Arbor Day this year? Last Friday, we spent a great day at Dallas Baptist University planting new trees, feeding existing trees on property and teaching staff and students about the importance of urban trees.


Earth Day Dallas 2013

It's going to be gorgeous weather for Earth Day Dallas this coming weekend! Admission to the event is FREE. Come join Preservation Tree at the event where we will be raffling off some beautiful Japanese Maples AND 5 memberships to the Texas Discovery Gardens each day!

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Preservation Tree partners with Commit! to Dallas

Preservation Tree Service is proud to have partnered with COMMIT! to Dallas recently in order to help improve the Sudie L. Williams Elementary School campus. Our efforts aided in making safety and aesthetic improvements to the trees surrounding the school grounds.

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Expert care continues for Highland Park's Historical Monarch Pecan Tree

The 150+ year-old Pecan tree predates the founding of Highland Park, Texas and is loved as a community treasure. Preservation Tree works diligently with the township's parks department to keep the living history lesson in fighting shape.