Cleere, Bracher, Winters inducted into Texas A&M agricultural economics honor registry

COLLEGE STATION – Kirk Cleere (’81), Paul Bracher (’78) and David Winters (’64) have been inducted into the Tyrus R. Timm Honor Registry in the department of agricultural economics at Texas A&M University. The induction, during a reception and dinner at Texas A&M, was part of the 2018 Corrigan-Goddard Foundation Entrepreneurial Dreams Symposium at the […]

Water well owner training set for May 31 in Hamilton

HAMILTON — A Texas Well Owner Network training offered by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has been scheduled for May 31 in Hamilton. The “Well Educated” training is free and open to the public from 1-5 p.m. at the AgriLife Extension office for Hamilton County, 101 E. Henry St. It is being offered to area […]

Lone Star Healthy Streams program set for May 24 in Seguin

SEGUIN — The Geronimo and Alligator Creeks Watershed Partnership is hosting a Lone Star Healthy Streams Workshop May 24 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office for Guadalupe County, 210 E. Live Oak St., Seguin. The workshop is free and lunch will be provided. The program begins at 10 a.m. and will conclude by […]

Texas A&M graduate Dr. Dan Fitzgerald earns British Ecological Society’s Haldane Prize

COLLEGE STATION — Dr. Dan Fitzgerald has been awarded the Haldane Prize by the British Ecological Society for his work as lead author of a 2017 paper completed during his time as a doctoral student in the Texas A&M University department of wildlife and fisheries sciences, College Station.                 The JBS Haldane Early Career Researcher […]

Urban Riparian and Stream Restoration program workshop set May 15 in Houston

THE WOODLANDS – The Texas Water Resources Institute, or TWRI, will host a workshop from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. May 15 in The Woodlands for professionals interested in conducting stream restoration projects in and around Houston. The Urban Riparian and Stream Restoration Program  program is managed by TWRI, part of Texas A&M AgriLife Research, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension […]

Texas A&M Natural Resources Institute supporting statewide pollinator initiative

COLLEGE STATION — The Texas A&M Natural Resources Institute, or NRI, has partnered with other organizations to promote statewide land stewardship relating to pollinators.     “Soil and Water Stewardship Week is from April 28 through May 6 this year,” said NRI associate director Dr. Jim Cathey. “Like-minded organizations are collaborating to bring awareness to the […]

Water quality training May 15 in Cameron will focus on Big Elm Creek

CAMERON – A Texas Watershed Steward workshop on water quality related to Big Elm Creek will be held from 8 a.m.-noon May 15 at the Yards of Cameron, 301 Adams Ave. in Cameron. The workshop is presented by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board with the […]

Riparian, stream ecosystem workshop set May 8 in Bay City

BAY CITY – The Texas Water Resources Institute, or TWRI, will host a free workshop from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. May 8 for area residents interested in land and water stewardship in the Tres Palacios Creek and Lower Colorado River watersheds. The morning session of the Texas Riparian and Stream Ecosystem Education Program will be at […]

Rosson appointed Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service interim director

COLLEGE STATION – Dr. Parr Rosson has been appointed interim director of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service by the Texas A&M University System Board of Regents during its meeting Thursday at Prairie View University. Rosson is head of the department of agricultural economics at Texas A&M University in College Station and an AgriLife Extension […]

Improving Carancahua Bay water quality focus of April 24 meeting

LOLITA – The Texas Water Resources Institute is hosting an April 24 meeting in Lolita for anyone interested in becoming involved in a partnership to improve and protect water quality in Carancahua Bay. The free meeting will be at 1:30 p.m. at the Lolita United Methodist Church, 94 College St. Michael Schramm, an institute research […]