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Celebration of the Trees

It’s time to let the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) know that we strongly oppose their destruction of 288 legacy trees to build a twelve lane highway. You are cordially invited to Celebration of the Trees!

Date: July 10th, 2021

Time: 9:00am

Location: Right of Way in front of Hampton Inn  (see detailed parking and gathering directions below)


How you can help: talk to neighbors and friends; post this information on your social media; sign the petition; make a donationall donations will be matched, dollar for dollar!

Volunteer to: bring water bottles in ice chests; to make signs; bring card tables; to bring your musical instrument (or your whole band) and play for us


To volunteer, email karon.rilling@gmail.com

Donations will be matched up to a total of $2,500 through July 30th!

Park: at the old SW Park and Ride

Driving directions: From William Cannon at the cemetery, turn right toward Ben White. Go past the former Park and Ride and take a right.

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There’s still an entrance onto the Park and Ride pavement. Park here!

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Gather: On foot, take the trail inside the railing east towards the Hampton Inn.

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Between the two driveways for Hampton Inn is a mowed area with multiple trees. As part of the Right of Way, we can meet there unless TXDOT asks us to leave. On a Saturday morning, we’re doubting that happens.

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