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Texas Tree Trails
A Geographic Guide To Texas' Significant Trees

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About Tex Treetrails
Maps and Trails
Tree Search
Tree Nomination/Lists
Tree Trail News
Our Mission is to find and catalog each of these treasures in order to preserve their integrity for future generations - before they all disappear.

Texas Forest Service

Texas Historic Tree Coalition

Trinity Blacklands Urban Forestry Council

Cross Timbers Urban Forestry Council


The Texas Tree Trails organization is a cooperative effort of the Texas Forest Service, the Texas Historic Tree Coalition, the Trinity Blacklands Urban Forestry Council and the Cross Timbers Urban Forestry Council, among others.


Sister Sites

West Texas Urban Forestry Council

Tree ID Web Sites

Tree ID Web Sites

Leaf, Twig, Fruits, Seeds ID Sites

Leaf & Twig ID Web Sites
Texas Tree Trails Glossary

Big Tree Wallpaper for Your PC

PC Wallpaper images Courtesy of American Forests

Big Trees in the News

On the Trail of Champion Trees in South Texas
Nation's Biggest Trees to Be Announced
Texas Cottonwood Controversy
National Champion American Elm Dies
Wanted: National Champion Trees
Huge Trees Found in New York's Zoar Valley
National Champion Tree Photo Album, by Species
State Champion Tree Program Coordinators
Reaching the Tops of the World's Tallest Trees
Ancient trees to be cloned for 'living library'
Gnarly Ancient Limber Pine in Oregon Wilderness

Big Tree Sites

National Champion Tree List
Champion Trees of Pennsylvania
Champion Trees of Alabama
Champion Trees of Colorado
Champion Trees of Mississippi
Champion Trees of Nebraska
Champion Trees of North Carolina
Champion Trees of Oklahoma
Champion Trees of Rhode Island
Champion Trees of Arkansas
Champion Trees of England
Champion Trees of Wisconsin
Champion Trees of Florida
Champion Trees of Georgia
Champion Trees of New Mexico
Champion Trees of Arizona
Champion Trees of Tennessee

Texas Forest Service

Identify our local trees by leaf type. Developed by Courtney Blevins, Texas Forest Service. 

The Texas Tree Planting Guide
This TFS guide is another offering of the TFS to help you get those trees in the ground and growing! Look under Urban Forestry then Landscaping on the TFS web site.

TFS Urban Forestry - public programs for and about our city and suburban tree population and those in our backyard.

Famous Trees of Texas - living legends in our midst

TFS Calendar

Some of the content on our pages come from an excellent bulletin of the Texas Forest Service:

Forest Trees of Texas, How to Know Them; Bulletin 20, Texas Forest Service, Eighth Edition, ninth printing, October 1990, Texas Forest Service College Station, Texas; Note, this bulletin is out of print from TFS but can be obtained from Amazon on-line. See below.

The Big News

"Happenings in the World of Texas Champion Trees"

Read the TFS Big News Newsletter
from the Texas Forest Service web site.

Of Interest

Mountain Stewards - Indian Marker Tree Trails
Mountain Stewards Blog/Newsletter
Prehistoric Tree Computer Reconstructed
Scenic America - Tree Conservation

Keystone Ancient Forest Preserve,
   Sand Springs, OK. - 300 to 500 year old cedars
   and post oaks.

Two Trees for Hawai˙iloa - a math lesson (designed
   for 8th graders!) that focuses on finding trees large
   enough to build a Hawaiian voyaging canoe.

Get A Forestry Degree On-Line  - take courses on-
   line from accredited universities that lead to a degree
   in Forestry or Forest Science.


Inspiration Community & Friends

American Forests, National Register of Big Trees
Texas Native Trees
Walden Woods Project
Dallas County Park and Open Space Program
The Texas Historic Tree Coalition
Trinity Blacklands Urban Forestry Council
Cross Timbers Urban Forestry Council
City of Dallas Arborist's Page
Fort Worth Forestry
Texas Trees Foundation
Dallas Urban Forestry Advisory Committee
Dallas Foundation - Urban Forestry Fund
The Dallas Morning News

Bowman-Melton Associates
Texas Trails Network
The Texas Forest Service
TAMU Research and Extension Center - Dallas
NHNCT - A Natural History of North Central Texas
North Texas Master Naturalists
Cross Timbers Master Naturalists
North Texas Master Gardeners
G Sandy Rose, Certified Arborist
Dallas Trees Blog
LEAF - Let's Enhance Arlington's Forest
The Pacific American Foundation
The Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Texas Tree Trails as an organization does not endorse nor hold any preferences for organizations or businesses, but does acknowledge those individual groups and organizations that are instrumental in increasing the cause for betterment of life and sustainability in the Dallas-Forth Worth Metroplex, in Texas and the Nation.

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