Texas State Forests and Arboretums

Texas state forests are working forests cared for using sound scientific forest management practices while protecting native plants and animals. The arboretums are places where varieties of trees are grown for research, educational, memorial and ornamental purposes. Tour through the state forests and arboretums managed by Texas A&M Forest Service that serve as educational resources for Texans and visitors.

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Famous Trees of Texas

It’s been said that every tree tells a story. If Texas’ trees could speak, what stories they would tell—stories of love, honor, mystery, justice and injustice. Famous Trees of Texas, the state’s historic tree program, is an elite group of trees that have witnessed exciting events in Texas’ frontier history. Tour the trees through our Story Map, and learn more about Texas history and the connection of people and trees through time.

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Forest Legacy

Texas is under threat of losing much of its working forests to non-forest uses. The State and Private Forestry branch of the USDA Forest Service administers the Forest Legacy Program (FLP) in cooperation with Texas A&M Forest Service. Tour through our Story Map, and learn more about the ecologically important forests protected by the Forest Legacy Program.

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Bastrop - A Story of Wildfire and Restoration

Bastrop is no stranger to the devastation that wildfire can bring to a community. However, several agencies including Texas A&M Forest Service have been restoring the unique Lost Pines ecosystem. Tour through the story of Bastrop wildfire, restoration and more with interactive maps and compelling multimedia content.

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