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2017 Historic Tree Tour – DFW

April 29 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

$40
Join us and meet some of the oldest and most historic trees in our region!

Take a guided one day  tour across the western metroplex to experience some of the areas most historic and famous trees.  This unique tour will include trees from the Famous Trees of Texas, Fort Worth Heritage Trees, and State Champion trees .  Your tour guides will be Texas A&M Regional Forester, Courtney Blevins, and Wes Culwell, Board Certified Master Arborist and Chairman Elect of the Tarrant County Historical Commission.

We will leave from the parking lot of the NW campus of Tarrant County College on Marine Creel Pkwy in northwest Ft. Worth at 9:00 am sharp.  Transportation and lunch will be provided.  We will return around 4:00 pm.

 

Itinerary

SAM HOUSTON CAMPSITE OAK, Coppell, Dallas Cty.,  1st treaty w/Indians & Rep. of TX site

ISSAC PARKER OAKS, Hurst, oldest structure in Tarrant County

TRADERS OAK, NE Fort Worth, first Tarrant County election site

LUNCH            Probably Angelo’s BBQ

TURNERS OAK, W of Downtown Fort Worth, tree roots filled with gold

FURSMAN BUR OAK, Westworth Village, huge tree

TANNAHILL OAK, W Ft. Worth, Stagecoach stop, 1874 , oldest in Tarrant County.

STATE CHAMPION BLACK WILLOW, W Lake Worth, baddest willow in TX, 19′ circ.

CIVILIAN CONSERVATION POST OAKS, NW L. Worth, incredible history and tree galls

WILLIAM F. CHARBONEAU LIVE OAK, Lake Worth, more notoriety than any tree in the Lake Worth area

 

Limited Seating!  Register Today.

We will limit seating to 19 paid registrants.

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Details

Date:
April 29
Time:
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost:
$40
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cross-timbers-urban-forestry-council-tree-tour-tickets-31522568852

Organizer

Cross Timbers Urban Forestry Council