East Texas Trees
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East Texas Trees for Pollinators

How many east Texas trees can you find and identify? Visit the W.G Jones State Forest and rediscover your sense of adventure on the trails. Immerse your senses in the forest and test your tree ID skills.

Challenge provided by: Texas A&M Forest Service
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Year-round icon Year-round
Start Date: Feb 28, 2024
End Date: Sep 30, 2024
  • Spring and Summer when these trees bloom.
1–2 hours icon 1–2 hours Easy icon Easy Outdoor Only icon Outdoor
 icon Free

This Challenge is for:

  • All Ages
  • Landowners

Challenge Topics:

  • Connecting Children with Nature
  • Land Stewardship
  • Nature and Mental Health
  • Physical Health and Exercise

Things you’ll need...

Don’t forget your...

  • Binoculars
  • Hiking boots
  • Sunscreen
  • Mosquito repellant

To complete this challenge

Step one

Download or print the document

Download the "East Texas Trees for Pollinator" poster to help you.

Step two

Visit the W.G. Jones State Forest and find a trail

Along your hike, use the east texas trees guide to see how many trees you can find.

Step three

Earn your badge!


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