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Want to learn more about Urban Forestry?
eLEARN URBAN FORESTRY distance learning program
Oak Wilt in Texas
Here is the Oak Wilt In Texas website
Professional Tree Care Information
Urban Forestry Information Sheets – Texas A&M Forest Service
Dr. Ed Gilman: Landscape Trees
Tree Selection for Texas Urban Landscapes
Videos – How to select, plant and care for your new tree
Planting Details and Specifications (CAD-ready and PDF) Urban Tree Foundation
Penn State University – Pruning Landscape Trees Publication
National Arbor Day Foundation Animated Tree Pruning Guide
OSHA Assistance for the Tree Care Industry
Best Management Practices for Tree Protection (TFS)
Construction Damage to Trees and Prevention (TFS)
ITIS, the Integrated Taxonomic Information System
The Plant List: A working list of all known plant species.
Tree Damage Appraisal
Texas Supplement to the Guide for Tree Appraisal
Income Tax Deduction for Yard Trees Loss (TFS Sept. 2011)
Income Tax Deduction for Casualty Timber Loss (TFS June 2011)
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
Tree Risk Assessment Qualification Courses
Forest Health and Invasive Species in the SE U.S. (Southern Region Extension Forestry)
(includes Plants, Insects and Fungi)
Online Mapping Tool
Texas Forest Service Forest Information Portal
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.
Texas Agrilife Extension Soil, Water and Forage Testing Laboratory:
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.
Office of the State Climatologist for Texas (OSC):
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.
USGS Ground Water Data for 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
Fruit and Nut Fact Sheets (TAMU)
Small Acreage Horticulture Crops (TAMU)
Texas Pecan Growers Association
Pecan Budding and Grafting (TAMU)
News Search -Google – Keyword ‘Arborist’
Cross Timbers Urban Forestry Council