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Forest Expo postponed USFS sites closed
Polk County Enterprise - September 2008
Due to Hurricane Ike and the devastating impact it had in the State of Texas, the Texas Forest EXPO has been postponed. The EXPO was originally scheduled for Sept. 27-28 at the Lone Star Convention Center in Conroe, to bring resources and advice to Southeast Texas landowners about the management of their property and wildfire prevention and preparedness. Plans to reschedule EXPO for Spring 2009 are under way. Please check the web site http://texasforestexpo.tamu.edu periodically for details or call 936-273-2261. Angelina, Davy Crockett and Sam Houston forests closed Officials with the U.S. Forest Service have closed national park facilities while damage assessments are being performed. Public access to Huntsville, Trinity County and Angelina County facilities are closed for all uses including bow hunting which was set to begin Saturday.