Tree Care Resources

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Tree Ordinance Review Application (Permit)

The City of Austin Build + Connect Portal allows users to apply for permits, check permit status, and more. Complete a Tree Ordinance Review Application (TORA) for a tree removal permit request.

A helpful user manual is available to guide new users through the application process.

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Oak Wilt Information

The Oak Wilt Information Partnership is a collaborative project between the Texas A&M Forest Service, the Forest Health Protection branch of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service and the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center.

Tree Watering Guide from Texas A&M

Proper Amounts and Ways to Water Trees

Texas A&M University has prepared a comprehensive resource to provide in-depth information on proper watering to maintain the health of your trees.

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Texas Tree Planting Guide

Comprehensive guide to selecting, planting and caring for trees in Texas. Provided by the Texas A&M Forest Service.

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Tree Care Tips

In this guide, the Arbor Day Foundation provides valuable information about caring for trees, including why mulch is important and how to mulch properly.

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Caring for Roots on Urban Trees

The University of Florida hs provided this detailed resource on all aspects of root care in urban environments.

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Common Tree Pests & Diseases of Central Texas

This detailed guide specifically addresses pest and disease issues faced by trees in Central Texas. Produced and provided by the City of Austin Urban Forestry Program.

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Wood Decay Fungi of Living Trees

A helpful resource to identify mushrooms that affect the health of trees. Everything you need to know about fungi and trees.

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Tree Wound Care

Comprehensive information about caring for tree wounds provided by Texas A&M Agrilife Extension.

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Trees Are Good

This educational website is a resource for homeowners and other tree owners with information about tree care, benefits of trees, and how to help trees thrive in urban environments.

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TreeFolks is a non-profit organization based in Central Texas with a mission to promote tree planting and education. Visit their website to learn about programs, events, and how you can get involved.

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Rapid Decline of Post Oaks in Texas

By Sheila McBride, Extension Program Specialist and David Appel, Professor, Plant Pathology and Microbiology, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, The Texas A&M University System.

Serving Central Texas Since 2010

One-stop comprehensive tree care services for: Bastrop, Cedar Creek, Elgin, McDade, Paige, Red Rock, Rosanky, Smithville, Camp Swift, Circle D-KC Estates, Mustang Ridge, Wyldwood, Alum Creek, Bateman, Butler, Circle D Estates, Clearview, Colorado, Elysium, Flower Hill, Grassyville, Hills Prairie, Jeddo, Jordan, KC Estates, Kovar, Phelan, Pin Oak, Pine Hills, Rockne, Salem, Sayersville, String Prairie, Swiftex, Togo, Upton, Utley, Watterson and Willman.

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