When:
April 29, 2017 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
2017-04-29T09:00:00-05:00
2017-04-29T16:00:00-05:00
Where:
Tarrant County College-Northwest Campus
4801 Marine Creek Pkwy Fort Worth
TX 76179
Cost:
$40
Contact:
Courtney Blevins
817 879 3974
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