Texas A&M animal science department presents alumni awards, Hall of Fame inductees

Contact: Courtney Coufal, 979-845-1542, cacoufal@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – The department of animal science at Texas A&M University recently recognized two former students with alumni awards and inducted two individuals into the Animal Science Hall of Fame. Dr. Mitch Bowling received the 2015 Outstanding Young Alumni Award and John Bellinger was recognized with the 2015 Outstanding […]

Advanced metering infrastructure system workshops set for San Angelo

Contact: Dr. Allen Berthold, 979-845-2028, taberthold@ag.tamu.edu SAN ANGELO – An advanced metering infrastructure system training for water utilities is set for June 25 in San Angelo. The free workshop is from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the McNease Convention Center, 500 Rio Concho Drive in San Angelo. Participants should preregister for the event at http://nrt.tamu.edu/ami by […]

Riparian and stream ecosystem workshop set for June 2 in Waxahachie

Contacts: Nikki Dictson, 979-458-5915, n-dictson@tamu.edu Mark Arnold, 972-825-5175, wm-arnold@tamu.edu Tina Hendon, 817-720-4447, Tina.Hendon@trwd.com WAXAHACHIE — The Texas Water Resources Institute’s Texas Riparian and Stream Ecosystem Education Program will host a workshop from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. June 2 in Waxahachie for area residents interested in land and water stewardship in the Richland-Chambers Lake watershed. The free […]

Riparian and stream ecosystem workshop set for May 19 in Wimberley

Contacts: Nikki Dictson, 979-458-5915, n-dictson@tamu.edu Richard Parrish, 512-393-2120, re-parrish@tamu.edu Jeffrey Thornton, 512-245-7551, jat191@txstate.edu WIMBERLEY — The Texas Water Resources Institute’s Texas Riparian and Stream Ecosystem Education Program will host a workshop from 8 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. May 19 in Wimberley for area residents interested in land and water stewardship in the Cypress Creek watershed. The […]

Texas well-owner training set for May 28 in Double Bayou

Contact: Drew Gholson, 979-845-1461, dgholson@tamu.edu DOUBLE BAYOU — Anyone interested in private water-well management in the Double Bayou watershed is invited to a Texas Well Owner Network training May 28 in Double Bayou. “It’s great to have a TWON workshop here in the Double Bayou watershed, so that folks have an opportunity to learn more […]

Rollins Urban and Structural Entomology Facility opens at Texas A&M University

Contact: Michaela Muck, 979-458-5714, muck@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – The department of entomology at Texas A&M University celebrated the grand opening of the Rollins Urban and Structural Entomology Facility in College Station May 4. The luncheon event featured remarks by the Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp, Vice Chancellor and Dean of Agriculture and Life […]

Time to bust the myths about seat belts

Click It or Ticket campaign set for May 18-31 Contact: Bev Kellner, 979-862-1782, bkellner@ag.tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – When it comes to wearing seat belts, some motorists incorrectly think they are protected by the size of their vehicle, their seating position or where they are driving, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. The truth […]

Homeowner septic system workshops May 11-12 in Seguin  

COLLEGE STATION — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority and Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board will present a general “Homeowner Maintenance of Septic Systems Course” from 6-8 p.m. May 11 and from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. May 12. Both classes are free and will be held at the AgriLife Extension office […]

Riparian and stream ecosystem workshop set for May 21 in Denton

Contacts: Nikki Dictson, 979-458-5915, n-dictson@tamu.edu David Hunter, 940-349-7123, David.Hunter@cityofdenton.com Blake Alldredge, 972-219-1228, balldredge@utrwd.com    DENTON — 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 21 in Denton for area residents interested in land and water stewardship in the Hickory Creek watershed. The […]