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Texas Forestry Association Hosts Seminar for Forest Landowners, August 8, 2024

Texas Forestry Association (TFA) will host Branching Out, an annual seminar and workshop for forest landowners, foresters, loggers and others on Thursday, August 8, 2024, at the Lufkin Convention Center in Lufkin, Texas. “Branching Out
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Stewardship Week April 28 - May 5

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Nominations are being accepted for the Excellence in Wood Design Awards

The TFA Marketing Committee is now accepting nominations for the 2024 Excellence in Wood Design Awards. Nominations are open to projects completed in the last five years that aesthetically utilize wood and/or use wood products
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NRCS Local Working Group Meeting in Cherokee County, March 15

The NRCS sponsored Cherokee County Local Work Group (LWG) meeting will be held at the ID Fairchild State Forest on March 15th. Jason Ellis (TFS), Reuben Gay (TPWD) and Bill Bartush (NETXCDN) will be speaking
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Get Involved with Locally Led Conservation Efforts

The locally led conservation effort is the foundation of the Natural Resources Conservation Service's conservation program delivery process. Through local input, such as the Local Work Group (LWG), the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) gathers
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REGION LAND MANAGER LEADS TEXAS FORESTRY ASSOCIATION

Trevor Terry of Nacogdoches, Texas, has been elected President of the Texas Forestry Association (TFA). Terry was recommended by TFA’s Nominating Committee and approved by the Board of Directors to fill the position during
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This Texas Arbor Day, celebrate the positive impact of working forests and foresters

Billy Geier, Rayonier My interest in forestry began when I was a young boy always spending time outdoors. Over time, I began to notice the clearing of land, and the trees not being utilized. I
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Texas State Arbor Day November 3, 2023

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Hunting Season Fire Prevention in Texas

Attention all Hunters: Fire safety is so important during this drought season. The Texas A&M Forest Service has great fire safety information below.
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Timber Asset Protection Act - New Sign Requirement for Every Forest Products Facility

All mills will need to update the “Notice Concerning Sale or Purchase of Trees or Timber” sign required for every primary forest products facility. TFA is in the process of printing metal signs compliant with
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Timber Asset Protection Act (2023) - What You Need to Know

Legislative statute revisions to affect Texas timber sales, forest products mills and protection for private landowners Effective September 1, 2023, members of the timber industry will be better protected buying and selling timber in Texas
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