The Dallas Water Commons-Urban Wetland is a dynamic public–private partnership between the City of Dallas and The Dallas Wetlands Foundation. This wetlands project is unique because of its location – the urban core of one of the fastest-growing U.S. cities.
The Dallas Water Commons provides all three.
As a beautiful and educational place of respite and purpose, The Commons will draw:
Immediately south of downtown and just north of the Great Trinity Forest, the Dallas Water Commons-Urban Wetland provides an accessible amenity in the urban core of Dallas, one of the fastest growing cities in the US. The Commons is approximately 17 acres.
A Dallas Wetlands Foundation Project
Land Contribution and Project Manager
Feasibility Study Grant
Phase I Study Engineer
The Dallas Wetlands Foundation, a 501 (c)(3) organization, was established in order to facilitate the design, completion, maintenance and ongoing programming of the Dallas Water Common.
President, Matthews West
Senior Vice President, Development, Matthews Southwest
Director, Dallas Water Commons
Board Member, Dallas Independent School District, Executive Director, Texas Impact Network
Principal, Jones Baker Design & Vice President, Cedars Neighborhood Association
Director, John Bunker Sands Wetland Center
Artist & Former Manager of the South Dallas Cultural Center
President & CEO, Texas Trees Foundation
Vice President, Allyn Media
Governmental Affairs & Environmental Advocacy
Development and Engagement