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How much is a Texas tree worth?


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It’s easy to figure out how much a tree is worth when it is harvested for lumber, paper or firewood. But what about when it’s still standing tall in the forest, providing shade on sunny days, giving homes to woodland animals and helping clean the air you breathe and the water you drink?

Just how much is that worth?

Almost $93 billion each year, according to a firstof-its-kind study for Texas conducted by Texas A&M Forest Service.

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