Tag Archive: Texas Forest Service

Apr 24 2012

Master gardeners meeting slated

 The Gregg County Master Gardeners, “Learn at Lunch” program, will be Wednesday, May 9.  Daniel Duncum, with the Texas Forest Service, will present a power presentation on identifying trees.  Following his program, there will be time for questions.  The program will be held at the Gregg County Extension Auditorium, 405 E. Marshall in Longview, noon …

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Feb 21 2012

Drought: Millions of shade trees dead

By Hugh Soape An estimated 5.6 million trees that once shaded homes, streets and parks in communities across Texas now are dead as a result of last year’s unrelenting drought.  The finding comes from a study conducted by Texas Forest Service urban foresters, who spent the last month surveying tree mortality in cities and towns …

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Jul 13 2011

Living green when everything is turning brown: tips to help your trees survive a drought

By Holly Huffman You’ve listened to the experts, taken classes and done everything from mulching to spraying to soaking to standing on your head. You might have even done a rain dance. And still, your tree — your pride and joy — looks like it might just be on its last leaf. Drought can truly …

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