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  • August 15, 2017

    Are you selling in the Texas market? Exhibitors Wanted

    Register to exhibit today! Early Registration Ends Sept. 1st
    2017 Texas Tree Conference and Trade Show
    September 27-29, 2017
    Waco Convention Center
    We’re back! After hosting the International Conference last year, the Texas Tree Conference is back in Waco. Register now to exhibit at

  • August 8, 2017

    Alert – Hearing Tomorrow – Tree Legislation in the 2017 Texas Legislature Special Session

    The 30-day Special Session of the Texas Legislature is winding down. Senate Bill 14, a bill that would undermine all local city ordinances regulating tree removal on private property has passed the Senate but its companion bill, House

  • July 24, 2017

    Alert – Tree Legislation in the 2017 Texas Legislature Special Session

    The 30-day Special Session of the Texas Legislature started last week and tree related bills are moving very quickly. On Saturday, a Senate committee heard several hours of testimony on SB 14. This bill would eliminate all city ordinances regulating

  • July 20, 2017

    Texas Senate Committee to Debate Tree Bill This Saturday

    The Texas Special Session is now in action. The Senate Business and Commerce Committee is set to hear a bill limiting local governments ability to protect trees on private property at 9:00am this Saturday morning. You are invited to give

  • July 13, 2017

    Defend Texas Tree Ordinances – Petition Now Online

    Special Session Tree Legislation
    No more tree protection in cities?
    The rapid growth of Texas cities has led to the citizens in dozens of fast growing cities passing ordinances that protect trees. Gov. Abbott recently vetoed the broadly supported SB 744 tree

  • July 3, 2017

    OSHA and NIOSH Team Up to Offer Updated Heat Safety App

    The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health and OSHA have collaborated to update OSHA’s original Heat Safety Tool. The updated app, available for both Android and iPhone, provides a clearer user interface, while still providing the same information to help

  • July 3, 2017

    Texas Tree Conference – Registration Now Open

    2017 Texas Tree Conference
    September 27-29, 2017
    Waco Convention Center

    We are back! After hosting the International Conference last year the Texas Tree Conference is back in Waco for 2017. Mark your calendar now for the biggest and best Texas Tree Conference yet!

    We

  • July 3, 2017

    Invasive Chinese Privet

    Chinese privet is an evergreen shrub that is aggressive and troublesome, spreading easily and crowding out native plants. It often forms dense thickets, particularly in bottom-land forests and along fencerows, thus gaining access to forests, fields, and right-of-ways. Being shade