Watershed courses June 13-14 will spotlight stakeholder engagement in Dallas

By: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Nikki Dictson, 979-458-5915, n-dictson@tamu.edu DALLAS – The Texas Watershed Planning Program of the Texas Water Resources Institute and Texas A&M AgriLife Research are co-hosting a two-course series on watershed stakeholder engagement for water and natural resources professionals June 13-14 in Dallas. “Getting in Step – Top 10 Outreach Tips […]

Riparian and stream ecosystem workshop set for May 24 in Arlington

Contacts: Nikki Dictson, 979-458-5915, n-dictson@tamu.edu Fred Hall, 817-884-1941, fmhall@ag.tamu.edu Aaron Hoff, 817-493-5581, Hoffa@trinityra.org ARLINGTON–The Texas Water Resources Institute’s Texas Riparian and Stream Ecosystem Education Program will host a workshop from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. May 24 in Arlington for area residents interested in land and water stewardship in the Village Creek-Lake Arlington watershed, coordinators said. The […]

Two inducted into Texas A&M agricultural economics Tyrus R. Timm Honor Registry

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Parr Rosson, 979-845-2116, prosson@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Mark Miller (‘87) and John Miller (‘90) were recently inducted into the Tyrus R. Timm Honor Registry in the Texas A&M University agricultural economics department in College Station. The induction was held during a reception and dinner at Texas A&M as […]

Riparian and stream ecosystem workshop set for May 5 in Pflugerville

Contacts: Nikki Dictson, 979-458-5915, n-dictson@tamu.edu Roberto Vega, 512-990-6300, RobertoV@pflugervilletx.gov Daphne Richards, 512-854-9600, DRichards@ag.tamu.edu PFLUGERVILLE–The Texas Water Resources Institute’s Texas Riparian and Stream Ecosystem Education Program will host a workshop from 8 a.m.to 4 p.m. May 5 in Pflugerville for area residents interested in land and water stewardship in the Gilleland Creek watershed, coordinators said. The […]

Red, white, blue beef cattle system aims to improve calving efficiency

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Jason Sawyer, 979-862-7679, j-sawyer@tamu.edu McGREGOR – A patriotic color scheme used in a cattle production system study aims to make cow-calf production more efficient and ultimately produce more pounds of beef with fewer acres, according to researchers. The project is part of a broader scope of research studies […]

Water well trainings, screenings set for May in West Texas

COLLEGE STATION — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will offer Texas Well Owner Network trainings and screenings in May for seven West Texas counties, said program coordinators. The Texas Water Resources Institute is partnering with AgriLife Extension and the Texas Well Owner Network on these programs, they said. “Private well owners in Texas are […]

Riparian and stream education program slated for April 27 in Jefferson

JEFFERSON — The Texas Water Resources Institute’s Texas Riparian and Stream Ecosystem Education Program will host a workshop from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. April 27 in Jefferson for area residents interested in land and water stewardship in the Big Cypress Creek watershed, coordinators said. The morning session will be at the Jefferson Transportation Center, 305 E. […]

Water well owner training set for April 13 in Lincoln

LINCOLN — Anyone interested in private water well management is invited to a Texas Well Owner Network training April 13 in Lincoln, said program coordinators. The training, which is free and open to the public, will be from 1-5 p.m. at the Lincoln Community Center, 1074 Main Ave., said Drew Gholson, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension […]

Texas A&M Water-Energy-Food Nexus initiative featured at White House Water Summit

Writer, Media Contact: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Rabi H. Mohtar, 979-458-9886, mohtar@tamu.edu WASHINGTON – The Texas A&M University System Water-Energy-Food Nexus Initiative, also known as the WEF Nexus, is one of a select group of projects to be presented Tuesday at the White House Water Summit. Dr. Rabi H. Mohtar, Texas A&M Engineering […]

Private water well screenings set for April in several South Texas counties

COLLEGE STATION — The Texas Well Owner Network will offer water well screenings in April for 10 South Texas counties, said program coordinators. The screenings will be held in Atascosa, Cameron, Dimmit, Frio, Hidalgo, La Salle, McMullen, Webb, Willacy and Zavala counties to give residents the opportunity to have their well water screened. The Texas […]