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.

Anacacho Orchid Tree

Unique Trees of North Texas:  Anacacho Orchid Tree (Bauhinia lunarioides) The Anacacho Orchid Tree is a unique tree not seen often in the North Texas area. It is a small tree in the Fabaceae family which grows to approximately 15 feet tall. It is reportedly native to...

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North Texas Giving Day

Please Support Us! Cross Timbers Urban Forestry Council Mission Statement To promote programs in the region to increase interest in urban and community forestry Agency Needs Our current objectives are: • Continue providing up to date, science based information to tree...

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2018 Tree Conference

Just Announced  2018 Urban Forestry Conference February 1, 2018 Arlington Convention Center 1200 Ballpark Way Arlington, TX. 76011  The Crosstimbers Urban Forestry Council and Trinity Blacklands Urban Forestry Council are teaming up with North Texas Nursery Growers...

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Texas Tree Bill

Article from Texas Tribute 8/16/2017 by Emma Platoff Gov. Greg Abbott signs bill restricting city tree removal policies Read Article...

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Emerald Ash Borer

Emerald Ash Borer: The Ash Nightmare By Rachel Murray Many US cities are preparing for an Emerald Ash Borer, Agrilus planipennis (EAB) invasion. The EAB is native to northern Asia, but was discovered in Michigan and Ontario in 2002. The adult EAB has a bright outer...

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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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