The 2023 Branch Out Dallas tree giveaway registration is officially closed!
All trees have been reserved and we would like to thank everyone that registered. If you missed the opportunity to reserve a free tree, check back with us next year!
Registered participants can pick up their trees on Saturday, Nov. 4, 2023 at the following locations:
Bishop Lynch High School
Cristo Rey Dallas College Prep
St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic School
Tyler Street Church
Marsh Lane Baptist Church
June Shelton School
Click the image below for a full-size view. Or click here for a Google Map of locations.
Branch Out Dallas is a great opportunity to volunteer, too! We load thousands of trees into residents' cars in a single morning and have a blast doing it. Join us on Saturday, Nov. 4, 2023, between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Email BranchOutDallas@dallas.gov to volunteer. Click the following links for copies of the volunteer flyer in English and Spanish to share with your community.
For information on how to plant your new tree, click on the images below:
What is Branch Out Dallas?
The Branch Out Dallas program was started as an effort to reduce the heat island effect and to increase the overall tree canopy in the city. Each tree planted helps Dallas get closer to meeting these goals. Trees benefit everyone by cooling temperatures and improving air quality. Homeowners who plant a tree in their yard benefit by saving energy, cooling the air and adding shade. Program inquiries can be sent to BranchOutDallas@dallas.gov
Branch Out Dallas supports citywide initiatives:
- Trees improve air quality, reduce stormwater runoff, cool temperatures and reduce the heat island effect.
- Residents can replace damaged or aging trees.
- Increases the overall tree canopy citywide.
- Trees improve residents' quality of life.
- Public education on green initiatives.
- Supports neighborhood beautification efforts.
To learn more about City of Dallas urban forestry efforts visit the City of Dallas Forestry web site.
Photos from 2022 Branch Out Dallas
Munger Place planted 40 trees at homes!
June Shelton School - 264 trees handed out to homeowners!
White Rock Church of Christ - 912 trees handed out to homeowners!
Marsh Lane Baptist Church - 322 trees handed out to homeowners!