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 […]

Dinner Tonight has tips, tricks for healthier, safer back-to-school lunches

GEORGETOWN – While time pressures often make it difficult for parents and caretakers to think of lunch ideas or pack healthful lunches, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s Dinner Tonight program can help.   “When deciding what to pack in your child’s lunch, choose foods that fall into the five main food groups – dairy, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Urban riparian, stream restoration workshop set Aug. 16 in The Woodlands

THE WOODLANDS–The Texas Water Resources Institute’s Urban Riparian and Stream Restoration Program will host a workshop from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Aug. 16 in The Woodlands for professionals interested in conducting stream restoration projects in and around the Houston area. The workshop is co-hosted locally by the Houston-Galveston Area Council, Harris County Flood Control District and […]

Water quality training July 17 in Beeville will focus on Mission, Aransas rivers

BEEVILLE – A Texas Watershed Steward workshop on water quality related to the Mission and Aransas rivers will be held from 8 a.m.-noon July 17 at the Bee County Expo Center, 214 S. Farm-to-Market Road 351 in Beeville. The workshop is presented by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Texas State Soil and Water […]

4-H’ers awarded $2.4M in scholarships at Texas 4-H Roundup

COLLEGE STATION — Texas 4-H’ers took home more than $2.4 million in scholarships during the 71st annual Texas 4-H Roundup held at Texas A&M University recently. In all, the 4-H Youth Development Foundation distributed more than 200 scholarships to outgoing 4-H members, said Sarah Hamm, executive director of the Texas 4-H Foundation. The Houston Livestock […]