Tree-Related Resources

Local, State, and International Organizations for Trees

Planting Trees

Austin Community Trees Adoption Papers (pdf)
How to plant, prune, and care for your new tree

Benny Simpson’s Texas Native Trees
Texas Agricultural Experiment Station

Native Tree Growing Guide (pdf)
Choosing and planting the best trees for Central Texas

Texas Tree Planting Guide
From the Texas Forest Service

Austin Trees

Austin Community Tree Program
Reducing the Urban Heat Island effect

Austin Energy Tree Replacement List (pdf)
Finding the right tree to replace one that needed to be removed

Austin Grow Green
Promoting environmentally sound landscaping

Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Center
Conserving and promoting the use of native plants

Managing Trees Near Power Lines (pdf)
Answers to commonly asked questions about Austin Energy’s tree pruning process

Tree Information Center
Protecting the valuable assets of trees on behalf of our community

Growing Central Texas' urban forests

Texas Trees

Fruit & Nut Tree Growing Guide (pdf)
For Central Texas

Native Tree Growing Guide (pdf)
For Central Texas

Texas Forest Service Urban Forestry Program
Developing and improving the capacity to plant and care for trees

Texas Oak Wilt Information Partnership
Providing a venue for sharing information about oak wilt

Texas Trees Foundation
Greening North Central Texas 

National & International

American Forests
Growing a healthier world through healthy forest ecosystems

International Society of Arboriculture
Serving the scientific and educational needs of the world’s tree care industry

National Arbor Day Foundation
Inspiring people to plant, nurture, and celebrate trees

Urban Forestry South
Promoting the benefits of urban forests


All About Trees and Power Lines (pdf)
A publication of the Public Utility Commission of Texas

Managing Trees Near Power Lines (pdf)
A customer’s answer book to commonly asked questions about Austin Energy’s tree pruning process

Utility Arborist Association
Enhancing the quality of utility arboriculture

Date last reviewed or modified: 02/03/2020