Well water screening opportunity set for May 14 in Refugio

REFUGIO — The Texas Well Owner Network is hosting a well water screening May 14 in Refugio to give area residents the opportunity to have their well water evaluated. The screening will be from 8:30-10 a.m. at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office at 414B N. Alamo St. A meeting explaining screening results will […]

Texas A&M AgriLife’s Shippen, Winemiller named 2019 University Distinguished Professors

COLLEGE STATION – Texas A&M AgriLife’s Drs. Dorothy Shippen and Kirk Winemiller, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences faculty members at Texas A&M University, have been named 2019 University Distinguished Professors. The distinguished university professor is the highest faculty honor and this year seven Texas A&M University scholars received the title. Shippen is an interim […]

Riparian, stream ecosystem workshop set for May 1 in Baytown

BAYTOWN – The Texas Water Resources Institute, or TWRI, will host a free Texas Riparian and Stream Ecosystem Education workshop from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. May 1 in Baytown. The workshop is intended for area residents interested in land and water stewardship in Chambers County and surrounding counties in the Cedar and Double Bayou watersheds. The […]

Urban stream processes, restoration workshop set for May 7 in Junction

JUNCTION – The Texas Water Resources Institute’s Urban Riparian and Stream Restoration Program will host a workshop from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. May 7 in Junction for professionals interested in conducting stream restoration projects in that area. The morning session will be at the Texas Tech University Llano River Field Station, 254 Red Raider Lane. The afternoon […]

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. […]