‘Growing good kids’ books recognized

Contact: Randy Seagraves, 979-845-8565, seagraves@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – The “Growing Good Kids – Excellence in Children’s Literature Award” has been conferred on two books by the American Horticultural Society and the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s International Junior Master Gardener program. The award recognizes children’s books that effectively promote an appreciation for gardening, plants and […]

Fundamentals of water quality monitoring workshop set for Aug. 6-7 in Temple

TEMPLE — The Texas Water Resources Institute is hosting a Fundamentals of Developing a Water Quality Monitoring Plan workshop Aug. 6-7 at the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Service, 808 E. Blackland Road in Temple. The workshop is set for 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 6 and from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Aug. 7 at the […]

Water quality in Tres Palacios watershed topic of July 30 meeting

Contact: Allen Berthold, 979-845-2028, taberthold@ag.tamu.edu PALACIOS — Anyone interested in improving and protecting the Tres Palacios Creek watershed along the Texas Gulf Coast is invited to a July 30 meeting in Palacios. The Texas Water Resources Institute will host the free meeting at 1 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 209 Lucas Ave. Dr. […]

Advanced metering infrastructure system workshop set for Amarillo

Contact: Allen Berthold, 979-845-2028, taberthold@ag.tamu.edu AMARILLO – An advanced metering infrastructure system training for water utilities personnel is set for July 23 in Amarillo. The free workshop will be held from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 6500 Amarillo Blvd. W. Participants should preregister for the event at http://nrt.tamu.edu/ami […]

Water well training set for July 18 in Brazoria

BRAZORIA — Anyone interested in private water-well management in the Bastrop Bayou watershed area is invited to a Texas Well Owner Network training July 18 in Brazoria. The training, which is free and open to the public, will be from 10 a.m.–noon at the Friends of the River Community Center at 20450 County Road 510-B. […]

Water quality training July 21 in League City will focus on Dickinson Bayou

LEAGUE CITY – A Texas Watershed Steward workshop on water quality issues related to Dickinson Bayou will be held from 8 a.m.-12 p.m. July 21 at Clear Falls High School, 4380 Village Way in League City. The workshop is presented by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Texas State Soil and Water Conservation […]

Water talks set for June 22-26 in the Devils River Basin

DEVILS RIVER — Anyone interested in water wells and septic systems in the Devils River Basin is invited to one of the Water Talks Workshops June 22-26 at various locations in the basin. These workshops are being offered through collaboration among the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s Texas Well Owner Network, Nueces River Authority, Devils […]

Mill Creek Partnership announces watershed protection plan comment period

BELLVILLE — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board have announced a formal comment period for the draft Mill Creek Watershed Protection Plan, coordinators said. The opportunity for public comment on the draft plan will be from June 1-30. To facilitate comment, project representative Galen Roberts, AgriLife Extension […]