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Drought Claims Half a Billion Trees in Texas

Written by Stephanie Hedean on . Posted in Extreme weather

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The state of Texas lost 5.6 million urban trees and as many as 500 million forest trees in the drought that’s been plaguing the state since last year, according to a Texas Forest Research study released last week. With these kinds of numbers we’re looking at a loss of about 10 percent of the city trees and 10 percent of the forest trees in the entire state.

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