;
CONNECT
  • EVENTS: VAN ZANDT COUNTY TREE & LANDSCAPE CARE WORKSHOP

    Time: 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 pm

    Location: Van Zandt County Fairgrounds, Freestate Building

    The Van Zandt County Long Term Recovery Group, Texas A&M Agrilife Extension, Van Zandt County Emergency Management, and the Texas A&M Forest Service are hosting a tree and landscape care workshop for interested landowners and residential homeowners interested in tree care, tree planting in a residential or rural landscape, and firewise landscaping.

    The workshop is free of charge, however space is limited due to available seating so it is important that you RSVP by visiting https://goo.gl/forms/LB6XlGJXLWc8PFIo2

    Lunch will be provided and is free as well.

    1 CEU for TDA Pesticide Applicators is available

    * In addition to the workshop, we will be hosting a tree planting event and hardwood seedling giveaway the following day (Saturday, 2/17) at Cherry Creek Park in Canton at 9:00 am. Bring the kids and come out to help plant trees in this beautiful park. Free hardwood seedlings will be given away after the planting is completed. For more information, contact Jason Ellis, Texas A&M Forest Service District Forester at (903) 586-7545 or jellis@tfs.tamu.edu.

    Topics of Discussion

    •Can my tree be saved?

    •Tree Planting Considerations

    •Current Tree Health Issues

    •Firewise Landscaping in Texas

    •TX Forest Info & applicable smart phone applications


  • RELATED INFORMATION