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Oak Wilt in Texas
Professional Tree Care Information
Urban Forestry Information Sheets – Texas A&M Forest Service
Planting Details and Specifications (CAD-ready and PDF) Urban Tree Foundation
The Plant List: A working list of all known plant species.
Tree Damage Appraisal
Forest Drought application www.TexasForestInfo.com from Texas A&M Forest Service
Effects of Drought on Forests and Rangelands in the United States: A Comprehensive Science Synthesis from USDA 2016
Landscape Water Management and Conservation: Center for Landscape and Urban Horticulture – University of CA. Coop Ext.
Tree Risk Evaluation
Forest Health and Invasive Species in the SE U.S. (Southern Region Extension Forestry)
(includes Plants, Insects and Fungi)
Online Mapping Tool
Soil, Water, Climate
Web Soil Survey:
Web Soil Survey (WSS) provides soil data and information produced by the National Cooperative Soil Survey.
Texas Online Soil Survey Manuscripts:
This Web site lists soil surveys that have been published by the U.S. Department of Agriculture since 1899.
The laboratory’s primary mission is to provide research based analysis and non-bias recommendations for agronomic, horticultural and non-crop related soil analysis, plant tissue analysis, forage nutritive analysis, and non-drinking water analysis.
The Office of the State Climatologist strives to provide the state of Texas with accurate climate information and critical expertise in the field of climatology. In addition, this office hopes to play a significant role in the education and understanding of the climate, its elements, and its impact on Texas.
The Ground-Water database consists of more than 850,000 records of wells, springs, test holes, tunnels, drains, and excavations in Texas and the United States. Available site descriptive information includes well location information such as latitude and longitude, well depth, and aquifer.
Fruit and Nut Resources
News Search -Google – Keyword ‘Arborist’
TreeLink has a couple at http://www.treelink.org/list/
Society of Municipal Arborists is working on theirs at
Texas Big Trees
Hardiness Zone Map
Woodturning resources for arborists (from Curtis Turner Studios)