Texas Master Naturalist spring training sessions announced

COLLEGE STATION – The Texas Master Naturalist Program, affiliated with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, has scheduled next year’s spring volunteer training classes, said the program’s assistant state coordinator at College Station. “The training classes will be conducted by 26 of the program’s chapters across the state for volunteers wanting to learn about natural […]

Texas Water Resources Institute meeting Dec. 15 will address Lavaca River water quality

EDNA – The Texas Water Resources Institute is hosting a meeting Dec. 15 for anyone interested in improving and protecting the Lavaca River watershed. The free meeting is set for 1:30 p.m. at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office in Jackson County, 411 N. Wells St. in Edna. Clare Entwistle, an institute research associate […]

Advanced metering infrastructure training set for Nov. 30 in Waco

WACO —  The Texas Water Resources Institute and Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station along with Johnson Controls are coordinating an advanced metering infrastructure system training for water utilities Nov. 30 in Waco. The free workshop will be from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Brazos River Authority, 4600 Cobbs Drive. Seating is limited to 45 people. […]

Navasota River watershed protection draft plan focus of next public meeting

COLLEGE STATION – The Texas Water Resources Institute, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board are hosting two public meetings Dec. 8 for anyone interested in improving and protecting water quality in the Navasota River and its watershed downstream of Lake Limestone. Meeting times and locations are: […]

Multi-County Land and Livestock Workshop slated for Dec. 1 in Eden

EDEN – The Multi-County Land and Livestock Workshop is set for 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 1 at the Roy Burnes Civic Center, located in Pfluger Park, 1307 Broadway, Eden. The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service program is being conducted by the offices in Menard, Concho and McCulloch counties. “We’re seeing some big changes in everything […]

Texas A&M helps step up conservation documentation, efficiency

COLLEGE STATION – Are conservation investments and programs achieving their intended goals on U.S. rangelands? A recently published paper in Ecological Applications determined the answer is no, and outlined ways to improve their effectiveness and outcomes. The findings recommend developing a network that will create a more comprehensive and integrated platform to support evidence-based conservation […]