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Seedling Giveaway in Arlington

Seedling Giveaway in Arlington

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.

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State Arbor Day

State Arbor Day

Nov. 3, 2017 — GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas — Texans from across the state gathered today in Grand Prairie, Texas to celebrate the State Arbor Day and all the benefits trees provide to people and communities. Festivities were held at Grand Central and featured an Arbor Day...

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Fort Worth Celebrates Arbor Day

Fort Worth Celebrates Arbor Day

By Wes Culwell Fort Worth Arbor Day was held on Friday, November 3, 2017 near the amphitheater at the entrance to the Lotus Marsh Boardwalk.  This was the first time that the Arbor Day celebration had been held at the FWNC&R.  It was a cloudy, cool morning, a relief...

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North Texas Giving Day 2017

North Texas Giving Day 2017

Cross Timbers Urban Forestry Council is proud to be a part of North Texas Giving Day. North Texas Giving Day is an online giving event for people in North Texas to come together and raise as much money as possible for local nonprofits in the 16 county region around...

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Anacacho Orchid Tree

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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Crosstimbers Annual Meeting

Crosstimbers Annual Meeting

Loyd Park, Grand Prairie September 22, 2017 11 AM   Make plans to join us for our annual membership meeting.  Everyone is invited to have lunch, review the year that was and vote on a new Executive Committee.   After the business meeting, you can enjoy the hiking...

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North Texas Giving Day

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

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

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

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

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

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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Cross Timbers Urban Forestry Council
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2525 Joe B Rushing Road
Fort Worth, TX 76119
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