We are so excited that you are here at Cross Timbers Urban Forestry Council.  Please check out a few of our wonderful activities and resources.

Its A Trees Life

IT’S  A  TREE’S  LIFE!! by Cheryl Bourne Netto – copyright  © June 2017 Have you ever given thought To the benefits that are brought By those majestic living statues that are trees? We may take them for granted Not knowing how they were planted, Decorating outdoor...

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Big Tree Tour 2017 Thank You

Mother nature cooperated and the predicted storms held off long enough to complete our spring Tree Tour. Over 20 people spent the day visiting some of the most notable trees in the region. Some were historic, some were really big and some were just odd! Local arborist...

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Forestry Scholarship

Every year the Cross Timber's Urban Forester Council helps student fulfill there forestry career dreams by giving scholarships.  We give out 2 scholarships in total for $1000 each.  Each scholarship recipient is required to complete an application that states need,...

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Texas Tree Legislation

Article written by Richard Alles, Forests/Trees Conservation Leader Alamo Group of the Sierra Club (210) 494-2088 alamosierraclub@gmail.com www.alamosierraclub.org   Bills Would Reduce Tree Mitigation Requirements Across Texas Two bills in the Texas Legislature...

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Citizen Forester Report

First Quarter 2017 CTUFC Newsletter Citizen Forester Report By David Coke The Citizen Forester Liaison to the CTUFC Board resigned in January.  The Citizen Forester Leadership has presented to the Board a revisited the definition of that position and is working on...

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Local Celebrations

Local Events TCC South East Campus Arbor Day Celebration April 28,2017 10am-1pm TCC celebrates Arbor Day and Tree Campus USA with a fun filled celebration which includes- 250 Free Trees, Education, Food Trucks, Music, Chalk the Walk contest, Ceramics...

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WILDLIFE LEGISLATION

LANDMARK WILDLIFE LEGISLATION In July 2016, Congressman Don Young introduced HR 5650, entitled “Recovering America’s Wildlife Act of 2016.”  The bill, which is the result of a three-year process by wildlife and industry representatives (the “Blue Ribbon Panel”), says...

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2017 Urban Forestry Conference

  The Crosstimbers Urban Forestry Council and Trinity Blacklands Urban Forestry Council would like to thank The Summit and the City of Grand Prairie for hosting our 2017 Urban Forestry Conference. This was a great conference with almost 200 in attendance, 14...

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Bronze Leaf Award Recipients

Congratulations to all of our Bronze Leaf Award winners, Thank you for your tireless efforts enhancing and preserving the Urban Forest. Micah Pace, Preservation Tree - State of the Denton Urban Forest project Micah Pace, Preservation Tree Services Urban Forester,...

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Big Tree Tour

Our Tree Tour is Full Tour of Famous Trees of North Texas April 29, 2017 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Fort Worth Heritage Trees and Big Champion Trees Tour Guide Courtney Blevins, CF, CA -Wes Culwell, BCMA   If you would like to be on the waiting list or need more...

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