Street Trees Are Key by Trees Are Key published on 2018-06-07T15:22:00Z Municipal trees are often broken down into two categories, park trees and street trees. Street trees are fascinating because they are often municipally owned, but are often cared for by the residents… that get the majority of their benefits. Join us this week as we explore the world of street trees and why they are key. Species Spotlight Listen this week to learn more about our native arborescent Texas sabal palm, Sabal mexicana. This fairly cold tolerant 'tree' can be a great option in limited rooting areas along our streets or in parking lots.