February 26, 2014 – CLEBURNE, Texas – Disaster struck last
spring when a tornado ripped through the City of Cleburne creating 8.5 miles of destruction and
leaving residents to rebuild their
damaged homes, businesses and landscapes.
Over 1,500 homes were impacted by the storm, including the
loss of many of the surrounding trees. According to the Texas Trees Foundation,
the loss of these trees has been accompanied by a decrease in shade, energy
efficiency and property values.
Partnering to help the community recover, H.E.B., Texas Trees
Foundation, ReTreet America, Texas A&M Forest Service, the City of
Cleburne, and Cross Timbers Urban Forestry Council are providing free trees to
homeowners in the affected area.
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