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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...

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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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Forestry Scholarship

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

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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Citizen Forester Report

Citizen Forester Report

First Quarter 2017 CTUFC Newsletter Citizen Forester Report By David Coke The Citizen Forester Liaison to the CTUFC Board resigned in January.  The Citizen Forester Leadership has presented to the Board a revisited the definition of that position and is working on...

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Local Celebrations

Local Celebrations

Local Events TCC South East Campus Arbor Day Celebration April 28,2017 10am-1pm TCC celebrates Arbor Day and Tree Campus USA with a fun filled celebration which includes- 250 Free Trees, Education, Food Trucks, Music, Chalk the Walk contest, Ceramics...

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WILDLIFE LEGISLATION

WILDLIFE LEGISLATION

LANDMARK WILDLIFE LEGISLATION In July 2016, Congressman Don Young introduced HR 5650, entitled “Recovering America’s Wildlife Act of 2016.”  The bill, which is the result of a three-year process by wildlife and industry representatives (the “Blue Ribbon Panel”), says...

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2017 Urban Forestry Conference

2017 Urban Forestry Conference

  The Crosstimbers Urban Forestry Council and Trinity Blacklands Urban Forestry Council would like to thank The Summit and the City of Grand Prairie for hosting our 2017 Urban Forestry Conference. This was a great conference with almost 200 in attendance, 14...

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Bronze Leaf Award Recipients

Bronze Leaf Award Recipients

Congratulations to all of our Bronze Leaf Award winners, Thank you for your tireless efforts enhancing and preserving the Urban Forest. Micah Pace, Preservation Tree - State of the Denton Urban Forest project Micah Pace, Preservation Tree Services Urban Forester,...

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Big Tree Tour

Big Tree Tour

Our Tree Tour is Full Tour of Famous Trees of North Texas April 29, 2017 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Fort Worth Heritage Trees and Big Champion Trees Tour Guide Courtney Blevins, CF, CA -Wes Culwell, BCMA   If you would like to be on the waiting list or need more...

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