Dallas lies between the Piney Woods of east Texas and the Great Plains in the Blackland Prairie. Rolling grasslands are laced with bottomland forests along rivers and creeks. The Trinity River runs through the city and just south of downtown is the 6,000-acre Great Trinity Forest, home to an estimated 1,300 plant and animal species.
Read more on the Trinity River Project.
Committed to a Sustainable Future
As a national leader in sustainability, the City of Dallas has been at the forefront of protecting and improving the environment: