Study: More than 6 percent of Texas' trees die from drought
POSTED: Wednesday, September 26, 2012 - 7:00am
UPDATED: Wednesday, September 26, 2012 - 7:14am
Numbers from a study of both on-the-ground tree health assessments collected during a three-month period
Lufkin — The Lufkin Daily News is reporting; about 301 million trees — about 6.2 percent of trees statewide — were killed as a result of last summer’s devastating drought, a Texas A&M Forest Service survey of hundreds of forested plots across the state showed.
However, the survey also showed that East Texas was spared the worst of tree mortality damage. To read more on this story, head to The Lufkin Daily News website: http://lufkindailynews.com/news/local/article_0f49ee9c-0759-11e2-86ff-0019bb2963f4.html