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Drone Use in Urban Forestry

Drone Use in Urban Forestry

One of the hot topics in many industries today is the use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, also known as drones, to help conduct business in a more cost effective manner. Keep reading to see how drones have been utilized in Urban Forestry specifically.

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Mayfest 2018

Mayfest 2018

Mayfest 2018 is right around the corner and once again Cross Timbers Urban Forestry Council will be taking part in the festivities!

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2018 Texas Tree Climbing Championship

2018 Texas Tree Climbing Championship

Come to Waxahachie and see if you have what it takes to be the next Texas Tree Climbing Champion!
This year the competition will be held in Getzendaner Park, 400 S Grand Ave, Waxahachie, TX 75165. The competition aims to simulate working conditions of arborists in the field. Male and female competitors perform five different events during preliminary rounds. Each event tests a competitor’s ability to professionally, and safely maneuver in a tree while performing work-related tree-care tasks in a timely manner. Tree climbing competitions under ISA rules are held in countries around the world. The winners of our Texas competition qualify to represent the Texas Chapter in the 2018 International Tree Climbing Championship in Ohio and the 2018 North American Climbing Championship.

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Spring 2018 Western Tree Tour

Spring 2018 Western Tree Tour

A view of the wide west on the tree tour The Memorial Oak, one of the largest bur oaks in it's area and a former state champion tree WHEN: April 28, 2018 – Tour check in by 8:30am.  Bus will leave no later than 8:45am.  We will return by 6-6:30pm that day....

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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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Cross Timbers Urban Forestry Council
Attn: Courtney Blevins
2525 Joe B Rushing Road
Fort Worth, TX 76119
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