Texas Water Resources Institute to hold water quality meeting Aug. 23 in Belton

BELTON – The Texas Water Resources Institute, or TWRI, is hosting a meeting Aug. 23 in Belton for anyone interested in joining a partnership to improve and protect water quality in the Big Elm Creek watershed. TWRI is part of Texas A&M AgriLife Research, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the College of Agriculture and […]

Water sample screening campaign in August in Burleson, Milam counties

COLLEGE STATION — The Texas Well Owner Network is hosting a water sample screening campaign in August for Burleson and Milam counties to give residents the opportunity to have their well water tested at no cost. The Post Oak Savannah Groundwater Conservation District is sponsoring the screenings in partnership with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension […]

Schwertner receives Texas A&M AgriLife Distinguished Texan in Agriculture Award

COLLEGE STATION – Jim Schwertner has received the Texas A&M AgriLife Distinguished Texan in Agriculture Award. Schwertner received the honor at the 64th Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course at Texas A&M University in College Station. The award recognizes and honors the efforts of Texans who have gained unique distinction for their outstanding leadership, contributions […]

Relationship builder: Texas A&M AgriLife’s Larry Boleman reflects on 54 years in beef education, outreach

COLLEGE STATION – From his time as a student to time in the administrative offices, Dr. Larry Boleman has spent 54 years with Texas A&M University. As hundreds gathered Monday for a retirement reception at Kyle Field’s Lettermen’s Club honoring Boleman, Texas A&M AgriLife’s associate vice chancellor, there were all walks of life in the […]

Well owner training slated for Aug. 22 in San Angelo

SAN ANGELO — A Texas Well Owner Network training has been scheduled for Aug. 22 in San Angelo. The Texas Well Owner Network, or TWON, program is for Texas residents who depend on household wells for their water needs, allowing them to learn more about how to improve and protect their community water resources. The […]

Water well owner training set for Aug. 21 in Odessa

ODESSA — A Texas Well Owner Network training has been scheduled for Aug. 21 in Odessa. The Well Educated training, which is free and open to the public, will be from 8 a.m.-noon at the Ector County Commissioner’s Court Room, 1010 E. 8th St. Dr. Drew Gholson, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service program specialist and […]

Skype A Scientist program lets NRI research associate connect to new audience

COLLEGE STATION –  What are bat wings made of? How are bats different from birds? What is the oldest bat in the world? These were some of the questions Melissa Meierhofer, research associate with Texas A&M AgriLife Research based in College Station, was asked recently by a third-grade class at Wells Elementary School in Wells, […]

Water quality meeting set Aug. 16 in Victoria

VICTORIA – The Texas Water Resources Institute, or TWRI, is hosting a meeting Aug. 16 in Victoria for anyone interested in joining a partnership to improve and protect water quality in the Garcitas Creek and Arenosa Creek watersheds. TWRI is part of Texas A&M AgriLife Research, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the College of […]

Crompton receives Lifetime Achievement Award for travel, tourism contributions

COLLEGE STATION — Dr. John L. Crompton, Distinguished University Professor in the recreation, park and tourism sciences department of Texas A&M University’s College of Agriculture and Life Science, received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Travel and Tourism Research Association, or TTRA, of Whitehall, Michigan. Crompton, also a Regents Professor and Presidential Professor for Teaching […]

Exploration Green receives 2018 Excellence in Green Infrastructure Award

HOUSTON – A multifaceted project to help reduce flooding and provide recreation for  thousands of residents of Clear Lake City has received the 2018 Excellence in Green Infrastructure Award. Texas A&M AgriLife entities have been major participants in developing Exploration Green Nature Park, located about a mile from the Johnson Space Center. Exploration Green was […]