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  • June 27, 2017

    Protecting Community and Urban Forestry in the Federal FY18 Budget

    From the Sustainable Urban Forests Coalition
    Last month, the Administration released its proposed FY18 budget. At SUFC, we were deeply concerned about the devastating impact that the proposed budget would have on America’s urban and community forests. The SUFC Policy Working

  • June 19, 2017

    Local Tree Ordinances Under Fire in the Legislature

    Dozens of cities in Texas have ordinances that protect trees. Gov. Abbott has vetoed a broadly supported SB 744 tree mitigation bill supported by both houses of the state legislature, the development community and municipal interests charged with protecting the

  • June 15, 2017

    Texas Chapter ISA Elections – Time for Nominations – Deadline

    Nominate yourself or another ISAT Member
    Our 1,100 members need you!
    Deadline July 21st

    How can you share your knowledge and experience with others? How can you give something back and leave a legacy to your profession? How can you develop as a

  • June 15, 2017

    2017 Texas Tree Award Nominations – June 19th deadline!!!

    2017 Texas Tree Award Nominations
    Nominations Due June 19th at 3 pm
    Celebrate the accomplishments of those who have dedicated their talents to spreading a leafy green canopy over Texas by nominating them for the 2017 Texas Community Forestry Awards Program. This

  • June 15, 2017

    Webinar: Soil Profile Rebuilding: Rehabilitating Compacted Soils

    Dr. Susan Day
    Associate Professor of Urban Forestry, Virginia Tech
    If you’ve ever been frustrated by trying to grow trees in the compacted, rock-hard soils left behind after urban development and construction, then this is the webinar for you. Dr. Day will

  • May 25, 2017

    Counting on Houston’s trees

    The largest city in the largest state in America has an urban forest to match. And now, for the first time, information about Houston’s trees is available online. The My City’s Trees web application is a free tool that makes

  • May 1, 2017

    Sentinel Pest Network and Invaders of Texas Species Workshops


    Invaders of Texas workshops train volunteers to become citizen scientists to detect and report invasive species. Workshops, which are free, include information on the Sentinel Pest Network, which serves to increase the awareness and early detection of the Emerald Ash

  • March 31, 2017

    Webinar: Smart Growth for Dallas: Leveraging GIS and local partnerships to drive urban forestry investments toward climate equity

    USDA Forest Service Urban Forest Connections Webinar Series
    Wednesday, April 12, 2017, 1 PM – 2:15 PM (Eastern Time)
    With limited budgets and multiple objectives, municipalities often struggle to prioritize urban forestry activities in order to maximize on the ground impact. The