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Texas Scenic Views Leads Texans to Fall Foliage

COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Texas A&M Forest Service launched Texas Scenic Views in celebration of the first day of fall. This new online application helps Texans find the most impressive views of fall foliage and spring wildflowers throughout the state.

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$543,478 in grant funds available for prescribed burning

COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Some Texas landowners may be eligible for funding to help with prescribed burning costs on private lands.

Now through September 30, 2019, Texas A&M Forest Service is accepting grant applications to reimburse landowners for the costs of having a prescribed burn conducted on their property by certified and insured prescribed burn mangers. Last year the programs were utilized for over 13,500 acres of treatments.

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Funds may be available for landowners who help prevent Southern Pine Beetle by thinning their forests

COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Eligible forest landowners can receive financial and technical assistance by helping reduce the threat of Southern Pine Beetle (SPB) infestations and outbreaks.

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USDA Forest Service awards first community forest conservation program grant in Texas

SAN MARCOS, Texas — Through the Community Forest and Open Space Conservation Program, the USDA Forest Service awarded the first grant to a project in Texas. The funds will benefit a community forest project on Sink Creek in the city of San Marcos, Hays County, Texas.

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Texas A&M Forest Service launches online tools to assist landowners

COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Texas A&M Forest Service launched the Learn Plan Act Texas website in partnership with the Southern Group of State Foresters and the Texas Forestry Association to educate Texans on land stewardship practices. The agency also redesigned its My Land Management Connector application in an effort to make stewardship easier than ever before. 

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Arrest made in timber theft case in Rusk County

COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Texas A&M Forest Service Law Enforcement Investigators made an arrest earlier this month in an alleged timber theft case in Rusk County. 

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