Forestry Policies (Texas)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

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Place Texas

Applies to States or Provinces Texas
Name Forestry Policies (Texas)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province

Primary Website

Last Review 2014-09-15

Information Source Statewide Assessement of Forest Resources:, Estimation of Woody Biomass for Energy:


Texas' forested lands are managed by the Texas Forest Service, a division of Texas A&M University. TFS has issued the "Statewide Assessment of Forest Resources", which includes discussion of the opportunity for utilizing woody biomass from forestry operations:

In 2008, the TFS issued a document titled "Estimation of Woody Biomass Availability for Energy in Texas", a study mandated by Texas House Bill 1090:

The Texas State Energy Conservation Office offers information on biomass fuels including biomass fuels obtained from forests.:

Policy Contact

Contact Name Tom Boggus
Department Texas A&M Forest Service
Division Director

Place College Station, Texas
Phone 979-458-6600