Texas Forest Sector
- The Texas Forest Sector consists of 12.3 million acres of commercial forests and is located in primarily 43 counties in East Texas.
- During the past decade, the wood-based industry has remained one of the top 10 manufacturing sectors in the state, and it ranks 9th among the top Texas agricultural commodities.
- The forest sector is one of the top two largest manufacturing employers in 25 of the 43 East Texas counties.
- Direct, indirect, and induced impacts, the total economic impact of the Texas Forest Sector is $36.7 billion in total industry output, $9.6 billion in labor income; and, 168,190 jobs for Texans.
- Each year in Texas, more than 75 million trees are planted by family forest owners and corporate landowners.
- Trees are a renewable, sustainable resource!
Source: Economic Impact of the Texas A&M Forest Sector, 2019
- Texas Forest Literacy Plan New in 2020
Landowners Guide to Sustainability New in 2016
- Forest Management Planning
- Best Management Practices for Silviculture (loggers)
- Best Management Practices (landowners)
- Reforestation and Afforestation
- Forest Aesthetics
- Invasive Species
- General Wildlife Management
- Protection of Special Sites in Texas
- Species & Communities of Special Concern
- Maintaining Biological Diversity
- Managing Harvest Residue
- Wildfire Risk Reduction
- Landowners Guide to Cost-Share Programs
- Tree Planting Guidelines
- Timber Theft Laws in Texas
- Bill of Sale
- TFA Member Rewards
- Reward Signs
- Excellence in Wood Design Brochure/Nomination form