Water quality training May 22 in Lufkin will focus on area water resources

LUFKIN – A Texas Watershed Steward workshop on water quality related to the La Nana Bayou, Angelina and middle Neches Rivers will be held from 8 a.m.-noon on May 22. The workshop will be held at The Silo, 206 E. Groesbeck Ave. in Lufkin. It will be presented by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service […]

Private water well screening set May 13 in Victoria

VICTORIA — The Texas Well Owner Network is hosting a water well screening for area residents May 13 in Victoria. The screening will be from 8:30-10 a.m. at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office for Victoria County, 528 Waco Circle. A meeting explaining screening results will be at 1:30 p.m. May 14 at the […]

TWRI hosting on-site sewage facility course May 15 in Lufkin

LUFKIN–The Texas Water Resources Institute, or TWRI, is hosting an advanced treatment course for on-site sewage facility professionals May 15 in Lufkin. The course will be from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Texas Forestry Association, 1903 Atkinson Drive. The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service on-site sewage facilities team will teach the eight-hour course. The cost […]

Texas A&M AgriLife joins international NutriRECS consortium

COLLEGE STATION — Texas A&M AgriLife has become the fifth and newest member of the NutriRECS international consortium. The goal of the consortium is to improve the methodology and rigor by which dietary guidelines are developed, establish a higher standard for providing nutrient and dietary guideline recommendations, and improve public policy and health outcomes. Dr. […]

Urban stream processes, restoration program set for April 23 in Pearland

PEARLAND – The Texas Water Resources Institute’s Urban Riparian and Stream Restoration Program will host a workshop from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. April 23 in Pearland for professionals interested in conducting stream restoration projects around the South Houston area. Registration is $100 and includes all training materials, lunch and a certificate of completion at the end of […]

Urban riparian, stream restoration workshop set for April 17 in Corpus Christi

CORPUS CHRISTI – The Texas Water Resources Institute’s Urban Riparian and Stream Restoration Program will host a workshop from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. April 17 in Corpus Christi for professionals interested in conducting stream restoration projects around the area. The morning session will be at the South Texas Botanical Gardens and Nature Center, 8545 S. Staples St. […]

No. 1 ranking in US for Texas A&M forensic, investigative sciences major

COLLEGE STATION — Texas A&M University’s forensic and investigative sciences major in the department of entomology was named No. 1 out of the top 25 programs in the U.S. by Bachelor’s Degree Center, http://bit.ly/TAMUrankedNo1. The BDC took a look at cost, reputation, alumni salary, graduation rate and job placement rate to come up with their […]

WaterSmart program conserves two months’ water usage with precision irrigation

COLLEGE STATION — The water conservation program of the Brazos Valley, BV WaterSmart, garnered two state awards recently for their water conserving efforts and educational activities toward reducing water waste. Since 2010 the program has contributed to a cumulative annual reduction amounting to about two months of College Station’s water use. Today College Station uses […]

Riparian, stream ecosystem workshop set April 16 in Kingsville

KINGSVILLE – The Texas Water Resources Institute, or TWRI, will host a free Texas Riparian and Stream Ecosystem training workshop from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. April 16 in Kingsville for area residents interested in land and water stewardship in Kleberg County. The morning session will be at the Recreation Hall at Dick Kleberg Park, 501 E. […]

Texas Water Resources Institute to hold water quality meeting April 16 in Rogers

ROGERS – The Texas Water Resources Institute, or TWRI, is hosting a meeting April 16 in Rogers 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 […]