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  • Texas A&M Forest Service Home Page
    ENFORCEMENT Arson Hotline Arson Dogs Report Timber Theft WATER RESOURCES BEST MANAGEMENT PRACTICES WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT Game Non Game FOREST TAXATION Estate Planniing FOREST LEGACY COMMUNITY URBAN FORESTRY Community Urban Forestry We work with communities to plant care for and conserve trees where people live work and play We foster appreciation and stewardship of urban forests empowering local volunteers to make a positive impact in their communities We are here to assist when disaster strikes From damage assessment to information and technical assistance to long term recovery we help property owners and communities thrive SERVICES FOR RESIDENTS HOMEOWNERS ABOUT URBAN COMMUNITY FORESTRY TREE PLANTING GUIDE WILDLAND URBAN INTERFACE TREE CITY USA TREE CAMPUS USA TREE LINE USA ARBOR DAY SERVICES FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT Urban Forestry Mgmt Planning Tree Ordinance Tutorial Urban Tree Canopy Inventories Reports COMMUNITY FORESTRY RESOURCES DATA AND ANALYSIS Data Analysis Our experts research analyze and carefully monitor forests landscapes and communities for susceptibility to health and wildfire risks We take action with education information diagnosis and treatment We know that any information or knowledge we have is more powerful when we give it to you As a state agency our responsibility is share what we know FOREST INVENTORY ANALYSIS FIA GEOSPATIAL SYSTEMS TEXAS WILDFIRE RISK PORTAL FOREST ECONOMICS RESOURCE ANALYSIS Resource Analysis Forest Taxation Economic Development Forest Sector Economic Impact Wood Technology Utilization Timber Price Trends ECOSYSTEM SERVICES TEXAS FOREST INFO PORTAL TREE IMPROVEMENT LEARN EXPLORE Learn And Explore If you have an unquenchable thirst for learning we offer programs and information that you may either explore independently or share with a group Learn about trees forests the benefits they provide and the challenges they face Read stories about trees that are living witness to Texas history Locate champion trees across the state And bring activities into the classroom to open a world of conservation to a new generation CONSERVATION EDUCATION RESOURCES Connect with Nature Educational Supplements Tree Trails INSECTS DISEASES TREE IDENTIFICATION FAMOUS TREES OF TEXAS PODCASTS TEXAS BIG TREE REGISTRY STATE FORESTS ARBORETUMS VIDEO GALLERY PHOTO GALLERY GEOCACHING FIRE RISK WILDFIRES BURN BANS OAK WILT FIRE DEPTS DROUGHT FIRE RISK WILDFIRES BURN BANS OAK WILT FIRE DEPTS DROUGHT 126TH TEXAS STATE ARBOR DAY CELEBRATION Texas State Arbor Day is being celebrated at the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum on Nov 6 2015 The ceremony will more Learn how to properly plant your trees this fall season Learn how to properly plant your trees this fall season FALL TREE PLANTING Learn how to properly plant your trees this fall season CENTENNIAL TFSCenturyofService tamu edu provides visitors access to historical images and documents allows them to explore historic films more NEWSROOM EVENTS Nov 2 2015 COLLEGE STATION Texas Taking care of America s lands and natural resources is a big job No single organization can do it alone Knowing that we are stronger together the USDA Forest Service has entered into a Good Neighbor Authority agreement with Texas A amp M Forest Service to help conserve p

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  • Texas A&M Forest Service Home Page
    ENFORCEMENT Arson Hotline Arson Dogs Report Timber Theft WATER RESOURCES BEST MANAGEMENT PRACTICES WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT Game Non Game FOREST TAXATION Estate Planniing FOREST LEGACY COMMUNITY URBAN FORESTRY Community Urban Forestry We work with communities to plant care for and conserve trees where people live work and play We foster appreciation and stewardship of urban forests empowering local volunteers to make a positive impact in their communities We are here to assist when disaster strikes From damage assessment to information and technical assistance to long term recovery we help property owners and communities thrive SERVICES FOR RESIDENTS HOMEOWNERS ABOUT URBAN COMMUNITY FORESTRY TREE PLANTING GUIDE WILDLAND URBAN INTERFACE TREE CITY USA TREE CAMPUS USA TREE LINE USA ARBOR DAY SERVICES FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT Urban Forestry Mgmt Planning Tree Ordinance Tutorial Urban Tree Canopy Inventories Reports COMMUNITY FORESTRY RESOURCES DATA AND ANALYSIS Data Analysis Our experts research analyze and carefully monitor forests landscapes and communities for susceptibility to health and wildfire risks We take action with education information diagnosis and treatment We know that any information or knowledge we have is more powerful when we give it to you As a state agency our responsibility is share what we know FOREST INVENTORY ANALYSIS FIA GEOSPATIAL SYSTEMS TEXAS WILDFIRE RISK PORTAL FOREST ECONOMICS RESOURCE ANALYSIS Resource Analysis Forest Taxation Economic Development Forest Sector Economic Impact Wood Technology Utilization Timber Price Trends ECOSYSTEM SERVICES TEXAS FOREST INFO PORTAL TREE IMPROVEMENT LEARN EXPLORE Learn And Explore If you have an unquenchable thirst for learning we offer programs and information that you may either explore independently or share with a group Learn about trees forests the benefits they provide and the challenges they face Read stories about trees that are living witness to Texas history Locate champion trees across the state And bring activities into the classroom to open a world of conservation to a new generation CONSERVATION EDUCATION RESOURCES Connect with Nature Educational Supplements Tree Trails INSECTS DISEASES TREE IDENTIFICATION FAMOUS TREES OF TEXAS PODCASTS TEXAS BIG TREE REGISTRY STATE FORESTS ARBORETUMS VIDEO GALLERY PHOTO GALLERY GEOCACHING FIRE RISK WILDFIRES BURN BANS OAK WILT FIRE DEPTS DROUGHT FIRE RISK WILDFIRES BURN BANS OAK WILT FIRE DEPTS DROUGHT 126TH TEXAS STATE ARBOR DAY CELEBRATION Texas State Arbor Day is being celebrated at the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum on Nov 6 2015 The ceremony will more Learn how to properly plant your trees this fall season Learn how to properly plant your trees this fall season FALL TREE PLANTING Learn how to properly plant your trees this fall season CENTENNIAL TFSCenturyofService tamu edu provides visitors access to historical images and documents allows them to explore historic films more NEWSROOM EVENTS Nov 2 2015 COLLEGE STATION Texas Taking care of America s lands and natural resources is a big job No single organization can do it alone Knowing that we are stronger together the USDA Forest Service has entered into a Good Neighbor Authority agreement with Texas A amp M Forest Service to help conserve p

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    ENFORCEMENT Arson Hotline Arson Dogs Report Timber Theft WATER RESOURCES BEST MANAGEMENT PRACTICES WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT Game Non Game FOREST TAXATION Estate Planniing FOREST LEGACY COMMUNITY URBAN FORESTRY Community Urban Forestry We work with communities to plant care for and conserve trees where people live work and play We foster appreciation and stewardship of urban forests empowering local volunteers to make a positive impact in their communities We are here to assist when disaster strikes From damage assessment to information and technical assistance to long term recovery we help property owners and communities thrive SERVICES FOR RESIDENTS HOMEOWNERS ABOUT URBAN COMMUNITY FORESTRY TREE PLANTING GUIDE WILDLAND URBAN INTERFACE TREE CITY USA TREE CAMPUS USA TREE LINE USA ARBOR DAY SERVICES FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT Urban Forestry Mgmt Planning Tree Ordinance Tutorial Urban Tree Canopy Inventories Reports COMMUNITY FORESTRY RESOURCES DATA AND ANALYSIS Data Analysis Our experts research analyze and carefully monitor forests landscapes and communities for susceptibility to health and wildfire risks We take action with education information diagnosis and treatment We know that any information or knowledge we have is more powerful when we give it to you As a state agency our responsibility is share what we know FOREST INVENTORY ANALYSIS FIA GEOSPATIAL SYSTEMS TEXAS WILDFIRE RISK PORTAL FOREST ECONOMICS RESOURCE ANALYSIS Resource Analysis Forest Taxation Economic Development Forest Sector Economic Impact Wood Technology Utilization Timber Price Trends ECOSYSTEM SERVICES TEXAS FOREST INFO PORTAL TREE IMPROVEMENT LEARN EXPLORE Learn And Explore If you have an unquenchable thirst for learning we offer programs and information that you may either explore independently or share with a group Learn about trees forests the benefits they provide and the challenges they face Read stories about trees that are living witness to Texas history Locate champion trees across the state And bring activities into the classroom to open a world of conservation to a new generation CONSERVATION EDUCATION RESOURCES Connect with Nature Educational Supplements Tree Trails INSECTS DISEASES TREE IDENTIFICATION FAMOUS TREES OF TEXAS PODCASTS TEXAS BIG TREE REGISTRY STATE FORESTS ARBORETUMS VIDEO GALLERY PHOTO GALLERY GEOCACHING CONNECT Contact Us County Employee Organizational Unit Program TFS Locations Questions Feedback Contact a Professional Texas A M Forest Service Professional Management Services List Report Timber Theft Newsroom January February March April May June July August September October November December Events Show All Events Past 30 Days Past 90 Days Past Year Employment Opportunities East Texas Forestry Vendors Seedling Store and Nursery Questions and Feedback Social Media About Director Mission Open Records Logo Style Guidelines Search A well informed community is a supportive community We offer many ways for you to stay informed and engaged with us Explore these links and join our community to receive relevant up to date information as soon as it is available Connect with TFS Contact Us Contact a Professional Texas A M Forest Service East Texas Professional Managers East Texas Forestry Vendors Texas Fuel Mitigation Vendors Certified Arborists Certified Oak Wilt Vendors Report Timber Theft Newsroom Events Employment Opportunities Seedling Store Nursery

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  • to wildfires We study weather patterns drought cycles and the status of vegetation across the state to predict when and where dangerous fire conditions may occur Should a wildfire ignite we maintain a statewide network of strategically placed teams of firefighters and equipment so that we re able to respond quickly when the call comes FIRE DANGER Wildfire Risk Burn Ban Daily Fire Danger Drought Fire Weather Outlook GET HELP AFTER THE FIRE WILDLAND FIRE RESPONSE Fire Emergency Response All Hazard Response LAW ENFORCEMENT Arson Hotline Arson Dogs Report Timber Theft FIRE DEPARTMENT PROGRAMS Volunteer Career TIFMAS Training PREDICTIVE SERVICES TEXAS WILDFIRE PROTECTION PLAN FIRE DEPARTMENT REPORTING PREPARING FOR WILDFIRES Preparing for Wildfires Rural fire departments respond to 80 percent of the wildfires in Texas and they do it with shoestring budgets and a staff often made up almost entirely of volunteers Sometimes they need a little help Our programs help fire departments pay for needed training and equipment We also help communities and property owners learn to prevent prepare for and protect against wildfire PREPARE FOR WILDFIRE Protect Your Home Protect Your Wildlands Protect Your Community Community Protection Program PREVENT WILDFIRES FIRE DEPARTMENT PROGRAMS Volunteer Career TIFMAS Training WILDLAND URBAN INTERFACE Communities in Action PLANNING PREPARATION Emergency Operations Center Texas Interagency Coordination Center MANAGE FORESTS LAND 19854 Manage Forests Land With roughly 94 percent of the forestland in Texas privately owned the management of our state s trees and forests as well as the benefits they provide rests in the hands of thousands of Texans Who better than the state s tree experts to lead them While keeping the entire state s forested landscape in mind we inform and educate landowners on sustainable property management practices LANDOWNER ASSISTANCE Stewardship Timber Harvesting Reforestation Forest Management Information Sheets East Texas Forestry Vendors Consulting Forester List Forest Landowner Resources West Texas Nursery WINDBREAKS FOREST HEALTH Diseases Insects Invasive Species Forest Pest Management Cooperative VEGETATION MANAGEMENT LAW ENFORCEMENT Arson Hotline Arson Dogs Report Timber Theft WATER RESOURCES BEST MANAGEMENT PRACTICES WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT Game Non Game FOREST TAXATION Estate Planniing FOREST LEGACY COMMUNITY URBAN FORESTRY Community Urban Forestry We work with communities to plant care for and conserve trees where people live work and play We foster appreciation and stewardship of urban forests empowering local volunteers to make a positive impact in their communities We are here to assist when disaster strikes From damage assessment to information and technical assistance to long term recovery we help property owners and communities thrive SERVICES FOR RESIDENTS HOMEOWNERS ABOUT URBAN COMMUNITY FORESTRY TREE PLANTING GUIDE WILDLAND URBAN INTERFACE TREE CITY USA TREE CAMPUS USA TREE LINE USA ARBOR DAY SERVICES FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT Urban Forestry Mgmt Planning Tree Ordinance Tutorial Urban Tree Canopy Inventories Reports COMMUNITY FORESTRY RESOURCES DATA AND ANALYSIS Data Analysis Our experts research analyze and carefully monitor forests landscapes and communities for susceptibility to health and wildfire risks We take action with education information diagnosis and treatment We know that any information or knowledge

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    placed teams of firefighters and equipment so that we re able to respond quickly when the call comes FIRE DANGER Wildfire Risk Burn Ban Daily Fire Danger Drought Fire Weather Outlook GET HELP AFTER THE FIRE WILDLAND FIRE RESPONSE Fire Emergency Response All Hazard Response LAW ENFORCEMENT Arson Hotline Arson Dogs Report Timber Theft FIRE DEPARTMENT PROGRAMS Volunteer Career TIFMAS Training PREDICTIVE SERVICES TEXAS WILDFIRE PROTECTION PLAN FIRE DEPARTMENT REPORTING PREPARING FOR WILDFIRES Preparing for Wildfires Rural fire departments respond to 80 percent of the wildfires in Texas and they do it with shoestring budgets and a staff often made up almost entirely of volunteers Sometimes they need a little help Our programs help fire departments pay for needed training and equipment We also help communities and property owners learn to prevent prepare for and protect against wildfire PREPARE FOR WILDFIRE Protect Your Home Protect Your Wildlands Protect Your Community Community Protection Program PREVENT WILDFIRES FIRE DEPARTMENT PROGRAMS Volunteer Career TIFMAS Training WILDLAND URBAN INTERFACE Communities in Action PLANNING PREPARATION Emergency Operations Center Texas Interagency Coordination Center MANAGE FORESTS LAND 19854 Manage Forests Land With roughly 94 percent of the forestland in Texas privately owned the management of our state s trees and forests as well as the benefits they provide rests in the hands of thousands of Texans Who better than the state s tree experts to lead them While keeping the entire state s forested landscape in mind we inform and educate landowners on sustainable property management practices LANDOWNER ASSISTANCE Stewardship Timber Harvesting Reforestation Forest Management Information Sheets East Texas Forestry Vendors Consulting Forester List Forest Landowner Resources West Texas Nursery WINDBREAKS FOREST HEALTH Diseases Insects Invasive Species Forest Pest Management Cooperative VEGETATION MANAGEMENT LAW ENFORCEMENT Arson Hotline Arson Dogs Report Timber Theft WATER RESOURCES BEST MANAGEMENT PRACTICES WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT Game Non Game FOREST TAXATION Estate Planniing FOREST LEGACY COMMUNITY URBAN FORESTRY Community Urban Forestry We work with communities to plant care for and conserve trees where people live work and play We foster appreciation and stewardship of urban forests empowering local volunteers to make a positive impact in their communities We are here to assist when disaster strikes From damage assessment to information and technical assistance to long term recovery we help property owners and communities thrive SERVICES FOR RESIDENTS HOMEOWNERS ABOUT URBAN COMMUNITY FORESTRY TREE PLANTING GUIDE WILDLAND URBAN INTERFACE TREE CITY USA TREE CAMPUS USA TREE LINE USA ARBOR DAY SERVICES FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT Urban Forestry Mgmt Planning Tree Ordinance Tutorial Urban Tree Canopy Inventories Reports COMMUNITY FORESTRY RESOURCES DATA AND ANALYSIS Data Analysis Our experts research analyze and carefully monitor forests landscapes and communities for susceptibility to health and wildfire risks We take action with education information diagnosis and treatment We know that any information or knowledge we have is more powerful when we give it to you As a state agency our responsibility is share what we know FOREST INVENTORY ANALYSIS FIA GEOSPATIAL SYSTEMS TEXAS WILDFIRE RISK PORTAL FOREST ECONOMICS RESOURCE ANALYSIS Resource

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  • Connect | Texas A&M Forest Service
    TEXAS WILDFIRE RISK PORTAL FOREST ECONOMICS RESOURCE ANALYSIS Resource Analysis Forest Taxation Economic Development Forest Sector Economic Impact Wood Technology Utilization Timber Price Trends ECOSYSTEM SERVICES TEXAS FOREST INFO PORTAL TREE IMPROVEMENT LEARN EXPLORE Learn And Explore If you have an unquenchable thirst for learning we offer programs and information that you may either explore independently or share with a group Learn about trees forests the benefits they provide and the challenges they face Read stories about trees that are living witness to Texas history Locate champion trees across the state And bring activities into the classroom to open a world of conservation to a new generation CONSERVATION EDUCATION RESOURCES Connect with Nature Educational Supplements Tree Trails INSECTS DISEASES TREE IDENTIFICATION FAMOUS TREES OF TEXAS PODCASTS TEXAS BIG TREE REGISTRY STATE FORESTS ARBORETUMS VIDEO GALLERY PHOTO GALLERY GEOCACHING CONNECT Contact Us County Employee Organizational Unit Program TFS Locations Questions Feedback Contact a Professional Texas A M Forest Service Professional Management Services List Report Timber Theft Newsroom January February March April May June July August September October November December Events Show All Events Past 30 Days Past 90 Days Past Year Employment Opportunities East Texas Forestry Vendors Seedling Store and Nursery Questions and Feedback Social Media About Director Mission Open Records Logo Style Guidelines Search Texas A M Forest Service conserves and protects the resources and lands of the Lone Star State Conserving Texas trees and forests the state agency helps property owners maintain land and natural resources to ensure forestlands remain productive and healthy not only for the environment but for generations of Texans to come TFS is also one of the lead agencies for incident management in the state From the initial response to ongoing recovery the agency strives to protect Texas from wildfire and other types of disasters TFS does this by not only fighting wildfire and responding to incidents but also by building capacity and increasing public awareness about community protection and wildfire prevention In partnership with other agencies local governments and fire departments TFS provides programs to aid communities across the state giving them tools and resources to actively protect themselves and their properties How Texas A M Forest Service was established TFS was created in 1915 out of a need for a conservation plan and state forester for Texas In November 1914 W Goodrich Jones and conservation minded leaders in Temple Texas created the Texas Forestry Association a non partisan non profit organization and lobbied to form a state forestry agency and develop a statewide plan for forest conservation Texas lawmakers created a new state agency and entrusted in it the responsibilities of monitoring and protecting the state s forests March 31 1915 House Bill No 9 An Act to Promote Forest Interests in the State created the Department of Forestry subsequently renamed Texas Forest Service and now called the Texas A M Forest Service The legislative authority of Texas A M Forest Service The 34th Texas Legislature mandated TFS to assume direction of all

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  • Connect | Newsroom
    IMPROVEMENT LEARN EXPLORE Learn And Explore If you have an unquenchable thirst for learning we offer programs and information that you may either explore independently or share with a group Learn about trees forests the benefits they provide and the challenges they face Read stories about trees that are living witness to Texas history Locate champion trees across the state And bring activities into the classroom to open a world of conservation to a new generation CONSERVATION EDUCATION RESOURCES Connect with Nature Educational Supplements Tree Trails INSECTS DISEASES TREE IDENTIFICATION FAMOUS TREES OF TEXAS PODCASTS TEXAS BIG TREE REGISTRY STATE FORESTS ARBORETUMS VIDEO GALLERY PHOTO GALLERY GEOCACHING CONNECT Contact Us County Employee Organizational Unit Program TFS Locations Questions Feedback Contact a Professional Texas A M Forest Service Professional Management Services List Report Timber Theft Newsroom January February March April May June July August September October November December Events Show All Events Past 30 Days Past 90 Days Past Year Employment Opportunities East Texas Forestry Vendors Seedling Store and Nursery Questions and Feedback Social Media About Director Mission Open Records Logo Style Guidelines Search NEWSROOM Nov 2 2015 COLLEGE STATION Texas Taking care of America s lands and natural resources is a big job No single organization can do it alone Knowing that we are stronger together the USDA Forest Service has entered into a Good Neighbor Authority agreement with Texas A amp M Forest Service to help conserve width 125px style margin 10px 11 2 2015 10 10 00 AM Nov 2 2015 COLLEGE STATION Texas Taking care of America s lands and natural resources is a big job No single organization can do it alone Knowing that we are stronger together the USDA Forest Service has entered into a Good Neighbor Authority agreement with Texas A amp M Forest Service to help conserve Texas signs Good Neighbor Authority to keep our forests healthy Nov 2 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Chapter Steve Houser shouser arborilogical com 972 877 0361 John Giedraitis Exec Dir ISAT jpg isatexas com 979 324 1929 Oct 30 2015 DALLAS Texas Dallas area tree climber Miguel Pastenes took top honors at the North American Tree Cl Dallas tree climber proves he is the best in North America International Society of Arboriculture Texas Chapter Steve Houser shouser arborilogical com 972 877 0361 John Giedraitis Exec Dir ISAT jpg isatexas com 979 324 1929 Oct 30 2015 DALLAS Texas Dallas area tree climber Miguel Pastenes took top honors at the North American Tree Cl Oct 29 2015 COLLEGE STATION Texas Intense wildfire seasons and life altering emergencies call for better equipment and more training for our firefighters on the frontline With over 85 percent of Texas fire departments being operated by volunteers funding for essential equipment and training can be hard to c width 125px style margin 10px 10 29 2015 02 35 00 PM Oct 29 2015 COLLEGE STATION Texas Intense wildfire seasons and life 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  • Wildfires and Disasters We re tasked by the state with responding to wildfires We study weather patterns drought cycles and the status of vegetation across the state to predict when and where dangerous fire conditions may occur Should a wildfire ignite we maintain a statewide network of strategically placed teams of firefighters and equipment so that we re able to respond quickly when the call comes FIRE DANGER Wildfire Risk Burn Ban Daily Fire Danger Drought Fire Weather Outlook GET HELP AFTER THE FIRE WILDLAND FIRE RESPONSE Fire Emergency Response All Hazard Response LAW ENFORCEMENT Arson Hotline Arson Dogs Report Timber Theft FIRE DEPARTMENT PROGRAMS Volunteer Career TIFMAS Training PREDICTIVE SERVICES TEXAS WILDFIRE PROTECTION PLAN FIRE DEPARTMENT REPORTING PREPARING FOR WILDFIRES Preparing for Wildfires Rural fire departments respond to 80 percent of the wildfires in Texas and they do it with shoestring budgets and a staff often made up almost entirely of volunteers Sometimes they need a little help Our programs help fire departments pay for needed training and equipment We also help communities and property owners learn to prevent prepare for and protect against wildfire PREPARE FOR WILDFIRE Protect Your Home Protect Your Wildlands Protect Your Community Community Protection Program PREVENT WILDFIRES FIRE DEPARTMENT PROGRAMS Volunteer Career TIFMAS Training WILDLAND URBAN INTERFACE Communities in Action PLANNING PREPARATION Emergency Operations Center Texas Interagency Coordination Center MANAGE FORESTS LAND 19854 Manage Forests Land With roughly 94 percent of the forestland in Texas privately owned the management of our state s trees and forests as well as the benefits they provide rests in the hands of thousands of Texans Who better than the state s tree experts to lead them While keeping the entire state s forested landscape in mind we inform and educate landowners on sustainable property management practices LANDOWNER ASSISTANCE Stewardship Timber Harvesting Reforestation Forest Management Information Sheets East Texas Forestry Vendors Consulting Forester List Forest Landowner Resources West Texas Nursery WINDBREAKS FOREST HEALTH Diseases Insects Invasive Species Forest Pest Management Cooperative VEGETATION MANAGEMENT LAW ENFORCEMENT Arson Hotline Arson Dogs Report Timber Theft WATER RESOURCES BEST MANAGEMENT PRACTICES WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT Game Non Game FOREST TAXATION Estate Planniing FOREST LEGACY COMMUNITY URBAN FORESTRY Community Urban Forestry We work with communities to plant care for and conserve trees where people live work and play We foster appreciation and stewardship of urban forests empowering local volunteers to make a positive impact in their communities We are here to assist when disaster strikes From damage assessment to information and technical assistance to long term recovery we help property owners and communities thrive SERVICES FOR RESIDENTS HOMEOWNERS ABOUT URBAN COMMUNITY FORESTRY TREE PLANTING GUIDE WILDLAND URBAN INTERFACE TREE CITY USA TREE CAMPUS USA TREE LINE USA ARBOR DAY SERVICES FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT Urban Forestry Mgmt Planning Tree Ordinance Tutorial Urban Tree Canopy Inventories Reports COMMUNITY FORESTRY RESOURCES DATA AND ANALYSIS Data Analysis Our experts research analyze and carefully monitor forests landscapes and communities for susceptibility to health and wildfire risks We take action with education

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