Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Texas Forests

On one level it really doesn't surprise me, but KVUE and the Associated Press are reporting Texas is 2nd to Alaska in acres of Forest Land. Most folks outside Texas think of the flat treeless Texas plains or the arid west Texas mountains when they think of Texas. But Texas is a big state and most of east Texas is all forested "piney" woods. That's almost a third or more of the 2nd largest state. Even the Texas Hill Country has forested areas of juniper, oak, and mesquite - short trees, but trees non the less.

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