It takes a village … a city, a world

BEAUMONT — Aditi Pandey is one of more than 1 million young adults who left their native countries last year for an education in the U.S. About 21 percent of the foreign students came to study engineering, another 19 percent came for business and management, and almost 14 percent came for computer science and math […]

Water quality training Dec.7 in La Vernia

LA VERNIA – A Texas Watershed Steward workshop on water quality related to the mid and lower Cibolo Creek watershed area will be from 8 a.m.-noon Dec. 7 at the La Vernia Chamber of Commerce Hall, 12301 W. U.S. Highway 87 in La Vernia. The free workshop is presented by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension […]

Riparian, stream ecosystem workshop set Nov. 8 in Brenham

BRENHAM – The Texas Water Resources Institute’s Texas Riparian and Stream Ecosystem Education Program will host a free workshop from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 8 in Brenham for area residents interested in land and water stewardship in the Mill Creek watershed. The morning session will be at the Washington County Fairgrounds Sales Facility, 1305 E. […]

Navasota River watershed protection plan accepted by EPA

COLLEGE STATION – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently accepted the Navasota River Watershed Protection Plan, developed by the Texas Water Resources Institute and the Navasota River Watershed Partnership. The plan was accepted as a result of its meeting the agency’s national guidelines for watershed-based plans and effectively outlining a strategy to improve the watershed’s […]

Lower Rio Grande Valley soil testing campaign runs through January

WESLACO– The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in the Lower Rio Grande Valley is offering its annual soil testing campaign Oct. 11-Jan. 31, according to agency personnel. “We’re encouraging all commercial agricultural producers in Hidalgo, Cameron and Willacy counties to take part in this free soil testing campaign to help with nutrient management and  improve water […]