Calendar

Mar
29
Wed
Cross Timbers Urban Forestry Council Board Meeting @ Tarrant Plaza Building
Mar 29 @ 7:35 pm – 8:35 pm

Please RSVP through Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ctufc-board-meeting-tickets-32725550001

March Board Meeting

Board Meetings are open to all CTUFC members, but only Board Members may vote.

Our next board meeting will be held Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at the Tararnt County AgriLife Extension office in the Tarrant Plaza Building, 200 Taylor, Suite 500, in beautiful downtown Fort Worth. The entrance to the building is actually on Burnett Street, the west side of the building, and you enter the surface parking lot from 2nd Street. Check in with our receptionist Ruth Zavala to have your parking validated.

Directions

The entrance to the building is on the West side of the building facing the surface parking lot and Burnett Street, it is not on Taylor Street- that entrance is locked at all times. When you enter the building you will be on the 2nd floor, take the elevators to the 5th floor where the AgriLive Extension office is located.

Apr
29
Sat
Cross Timbers 2017 Tree Tour @ Tarrant County College-Northwest Campus
Apr 29 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Cross Timbers 2017 Tree Tour @ Tarrant County College-Northwest Campus

Come touch some of the oldest and most historic trees in Fort Worth and surrounding areas.

Take a guided one day  tour across the western metroplex to experience some of the areas most historic and famous trees.  This unique tour will include trees from the Famous Trees of Texas, Fort Worth Heritage Trees, and State Champion trees .  Your tour guides will be Texas A&M Regional Forester, Courtney Blevins, and Wes Culwell, Board Certified Master Arborist and Chairman Elect of the Tarrant County Historical Commission

We will leave from the parking lot of the NW campus of Tarrant County College on Marine Creel Pkwy in northwest Ft. Worth at 9:00 am sharp.  Transportation and lunch will be provided.  We will return around 4:00 pm.

Itenarary

SAM HOUSTON CAMPSITE OAK, Coppell, Dallas Cty.,  1st treaty w/Indians & Rep. of TX site

ISSAC PARKER OAKS, Hurst, oldest structure in T. Cty. Site. Cynthia Ann Parker info

TRADERS OAK, NE Fort Worth, first T. Cty election site

LUNCH            Probably Angelo’s BBQ

TURNERS OAK, W of Downtown FW, tree roots filled with gold

FURSMAN BUR OAK, Westworth Village, huge tree

TANNAHILL OAK, W Ft. Worth, Stagecoach stop, 1874 , oldest in T. Cty. structure still occupied

STATE CHAMPION BLACK WILLOW, W L. Worth, baddest willow in TX, 19’ circ.

CIVILIAN CONSERVATION POST OAKS, NW L. Worth, incredible history and tree galls

WILLIAM F. CHARBONEAU LIVE OAK, L. Worth, more notoriety than any tree in the LW area

 

 

 

FAQs

What can I bring into the event?

We suggest you bring a water bottle, comforable clothing, sturdy shoes and an interest in history and nature.  Cameras are welcome.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

For questions contact  Courtney Blevens (817) 879-3974 cblevins@tfs.tamu.edu