Trees, and the habitats they provide.
2009 Class – Rob Grotty, Staff Forester, Tx Forest Service
Below is the General Forestry presentation, and one on Pruning. Also his Advanced Training Session. Rob’s contact information is: office 512-339-7807, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Download TMN Forestry Lecture PDF file
- Download Grotty Pruning PDF file
- Forest Ecology & Management by Jon Gersbach, 2012 class
- Grotty – Drought and Urban Tree Issues Advanced Training session Jan 17, 2013
May 2009 Jim Houser, Texas Forester-Oak Wilt and Oak Decline
Download the Oak Wilt and Oak Decline PDF file
- Top 100 Forestry Resources website.
- Texas Tree Planting Online Guide, by Texas A&M Forest Service, suggested by Rob Grotty
- New smartphone app to ID trees by taking a leaf picture – LeafSnap – and their great ID website LeafSnap.
- The best tree ID web site, comprehensive with great photos of details is Virginia Tech Dept of Forestry – Dendrology.
- Excellent overview and tree ID information, with many references, on About.com Forestry website.
- Will Cook’s Duke University web site of detailed photos of many trees and their features.
- Main web site for The Texas Forest Service and has an excellent tree planting selection tool.
- Main web site for US Forest Service.
- Cirrus Image.com’s tree encyclopedia, good pics and info.
- GardenGuides.com web site on plants/trees.
- Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health at the University of Georgia, known as Bugwood.org
- All you wanted to know about Oak Wilt at TexasOakWilt.org.
- The Texas Forest Service Big Tree Registry
- Forest Health, Natural Resources and Silviculture .
- Austin’s Wild Basin Wilderness Preserve
- Texas Forestry Museum
- Nat’l Park Svc – Big Thicket Preserve
- Guide books on Amazon for Texas trees leaf identification, The Trees of Texas
From Shawn Walton’s weekly blog / column in Rockdale and Cameron Newspapers: