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The park land dedication ordinance is effective on July 1, 2019. For more information please see the attached documents.
Park Land Dedication Ordinance
Park Land Dedication: Navigate the Process
The temperatures are starting to drop, and the Monarch butterflies are working their way south.
Unless you are in a designated, fenced in dog park, your dog must be on a leash. Recently we have heard of off-leash dogs being chased or bitten by coyotes at certain parks.
Just a friendly reminder, it is against City Ordinance 32-8 to drive any type of motorized vehicle on a City park.
As we head into the Spring season, there are several projects that you should know about!
A very unique and rare visitor to Texas has recently been spotted at Sunset Bay in White Rock Lake Park, the American Black Duck (Anas rubripes). The bird is being seen in company of Mallards near trail marker 176L
Fall is here and it is a great time to get outside and explore Dallas parks.
There are some exciting things going on with the assorted prairie restoration projects around Dallas Park and Recreation Department properties. The most noticeable of these efforts is some recent brush removal at Harry S. Moss Park in northeast Dallas.
Summer is the time of year where we start seeing various shades of green, blue, red and brown in Dallas area water bodies.
Do you like to look at the pretty flowers and breathe clean air? If you said yes, thank a pollinator!
Dallas Park and Recreation Department received a citizen report that geese are disappearing from White Rock Lake. Citizens are encouraged to call 911 if they witness the theft or abuse of animal life on park property.
Thank you, citizen scientists for making DFW the national winner of City Nature Challenge. Earlier this month we asked you to join us in submitting pictures of plants, animals and other living organisms that make up our diverse ecosystem.
Looking for a fun activity to get outside and enjoy nature? If so, join us for the 2017 Nature City Challenge on April 14-18. It’s a nationwide effort to get out, observe and document the incredible biological diversity found within the city.
Spring has arrived in Dallas. So what does this mean for nature in Dallas parks?
The Dallas Park and Recreation Department has identified the prairie remnant at Harry S. Moss Park as a priority for restoration.
Beavers provide good environmental services for our parks but they create some challenges and the Dallas Park and Recreation Department is doing its part to minimize those.
Winter has arrived in Dallas and that means an increase in coyote sightings. Coyotes sightings increase as they search for food.
Over the years we’ve learned that wildlife feeding is not the best idea. In fact, wildlife feeding tends to be the cause of many problems.
Dallas Park and Recreation received help from three of the state’s top plant and prairie experts to conduct a formal assessment of White Rock’s prairie remnants. Read how the department is working to improve the conditions of this endangered ecosystem.
Spring is here and outdoor activity is at its peak in Dallas parks and on trails. While you are out, keep in mind that if it feels really good to you, it probably feels really good for a lot of wild animals. That of course includes snakes.
Some 34 citizens joined the Dallas Park and Recreation Department for its first ever BioBlitz
Nature lovers, now’s your chance to become a volunteer Citizen Scientist for the City of Dallas Park and Recreation. Join us Saturday, June 11 for our first ever BioBlitz.
As you head out this weekend to celebrate Easter with family and friends, we want to personally invite you to visit our Dallas parks and trails. Our Park Maintenance Services Division has been working hard to roll out the red, or green carpet for you.
The pollinator conservation program will help the declining pollinator population and you too are encouraged to join in the effort.
Feral Hogs are a menace to our City and are causing tens of thousands of dollars in property damage every year.