Texas

  • Texas Trees Foundation
    • A local organization dedicated to the preservation beautification and expansion of parks and other public natural green spaces in a six county area surrounding the City of Dallas. Alliance for Community Trees (ACT) Member.
  • TreeFolks
    • TreeFolks’ mission is to promote community partnerships in the renewal, restoration and care of our urban forest through public tree plantings and education. Alliance for Community Trees (ACT) Member
  • Plant Answers: Trees and Shrubs
    • Questions and answers organized by tree species, presented by Texas A&M university.
  • Houston Regional Forest
    • This report provides detailed information on the structure, functions, and values of Houston’s regional forest. The report is the major output of Houston’s Regional Forest project, a collaboration of government researchers and local planners, policy makers, and managers to analyze the region’s tree cover using field research and computer modeling.
  • SPARK – School Park Program
    • SPARK helps public schools develop their playgrounds into community parks. Alliance for Community Trees (ACT) Member.
  • A Natural History of North Central Texas
    • Contains a great deal of urban forestry information for Dallas, including the newsletter of the Trinity Blacklands Urban Forestry Council and information on oak wilt in the Dallas area.
  • City of Fort Worth Forestry
    • The City of Fort Worth’s Forestry web page offers a wide variety of information about the City’s forestry program and tips for tree care and maintenance. Visitors to the site can discover how to receive free trees for their neighborhoods, parks and medians, as well as learn how to become a volunteer at the tree farm and how to report hazardous trees. There is also information on nominating trees for the Big Tree Registry, proper planting techniques and tree maintenance.
  • State Government- Texas
    • Official state web site.
  • Texas State Forest Service
    • The Texas State Forest Service.
  • Texas Urban Forestry Council
    • The Texas Urban Forestry Council fosters green, cool, forested communities throughout Texas. Their mission is to serve as a forum for education, networking, and advocacy for those interested in and impacting the urban and community forests of Texas. Desiree Brooks, Exec. Director.
  • The Botanical Research Institute of Texas
    • The Institute’s mission is to conserve our natural heritage by deepening our knowledge of the plant world and achieving public under- standing of the value plants bring to life.
  • The San Antonio Botanical Gardens
    • The San Antonio Botanical Gardens.
  • Trees For Houston
    • Trees For Houston is the volunteer non-profit 501(c)(3) organization in Houston, Texas dedicated to the orderly planting of street trees along Houston’s major arterial streets and freeways. Since their incorporation in 1983, they have been responsible for the planting and monitoring of almost 153,000 street trees and seedlings.
  • Trinity Blacklands Urban Forestry Council
    • This organization promotes the protection and development of urban forest resources through communicating important issues, needs, and information about urban forest resources to local officials, civic leaders, and the media.

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