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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.
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.
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.
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org