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.
One of the hot topics in many industries today is the use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, also known as drones, to help conduct business in a more cost effective manner. Keep reading to see how drones have been utilized in Urban Forestry specifically.read more
Mayfest 2018 is right around the corner and once again Cross Timbers Urban Forestry Council will be taking part in the festivities!read more
Come to Waxahachie and see if you have what it takes to be the next Texas Tree Climbing Champion!
This year the competition will be held in Getzendaner Park, 400 S Grand Ave, Waxahachie, TX 75165. The competition aims to simulate working conditions of arborists in the field. Male and female competitors perform five different events during preliminary rounds. Each event tests a competitor’s ability to professionally, and safely maneuver in a tree while performing work-related tree-care tasks in a timely manner. Tree climbing competitions under ISA rules are held in countries around the world. The winners of our Texas competition qualify to represent the Texas Chapter in the 2018 International Tree Climbing Championship in Ohio and the 2018 North American Climbing Championship.
Unique Trees Series: Black Walnutread more
A view of the wide west on the tree tour The Memorial Oak, one of the largest bur oaks in it's area and a former state champion tree WHEN: April 28, 2018 – Tour check in by 8:30am. Bus will leave no later than 8:45am. We will return by 6-6:30pm that day....read more
Wrap up of the 2018 conference held at the Arlington Convention Center. See a slide show of new and exciting trees that can be planted in Texas.read more
Free tree seedlings will be available February 24th at 9 a.m. in Arlington. The giveaway is open to anyone and will be held at Harold Patterson Sports Center in Arlington, TX. Limit 3 trees.read more
The theft of landscape equipment is often thought of as a crime of opportunity, but thieves often plan their actions. Read about protecting your valuable equipment from theft.read more
Read about the history and characteristics of the iconic Cross Timbers species, the post oak (Quercus stellata).read more
Citizen Foresters and other volunteers planted 16 trees on the median of Shorewood Drive in Arlington. The event was hosted by the Arlington Parks and Recreation Department and coordinated by Juliet Bran, an Arlington resident.read more