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Famous trees of Texas

Author: Gretchen Riley; Peter D Smith; Texas A & M Forest Service,
Publisher: College Station : Texas A & M University Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Texas A & M Forest Service centennial edition.; First editionView all editions and formats
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For the 100-year anniversary of the Texas A & M Forest Service, the agency presents a new edition of the classic book, telling the stories of one hundred and one trees throughout the state. Some are old friends, featured in the first edition and still alive (27 of the original 81 trees described in the first edition have died); some are newly designated, discovered as people began to recognize their age and value.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Local history
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gretchen Riley; Peter D Smith; Texas A & M Forest Service,
ISBN: 9781623492380 1623492386 9781623492403 1623492408
OCLC Number: 880960089
Notes: Includes index.
Description: ix, 176 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 27 x 24 cm
Contents: In their footsteps --
Settling the frontier --
The Republic --
Battle lines --
Religious freedom --
Crime & punishment --
254 --
Crossroads --
Our state tree --
Everything is bigger.
Responsibility: Gretchen Riley and Peter D. Smith with Stephanie Foresythe-Sword.

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Famous Trees of Texas was first published in 1970 by the Texas Forest Service, an organization created in 1915 and charged with protecting and sustaining the forests, trees, and other related natural  Read more...

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