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. […]

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 […]

Well water screening opportunities set for April in North Texas

COLLEGE STATION — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will offer several Texas Well Owner Network, or TWON, Well Informed well water screenings in April in the North Texas area. The Texas Water Resources Institute is partnering with AgriLife Extension offices in North Texas and TWON on these screenings. “Private water wells should be tested […]

Rainwater harvesting, turf management training set April 18 in Lockhart

LOCKHART – Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s Healthy Lawns and Healthy Waters Program is hosting a residential rainwater harvesting and turf management training April 18 in Lockhart. The free program will be from 1-5 p.m. at the Lockhart State Park, 2012 State Park Road. The training is offered in collaboration with the Plum Creek Watershed […]

Cibolo Creek water quality meeting will be April 4 in La Vernia

LA VERNIA – The Texas Water Resources Institute is hosting an April 4 meeting for anyone interested in becoming involved in a partnership to improve and protect the mid and lower Cibolo Creek watershed. The meeting will be at 6 p.m. at the Grace Bible Church, 390 Farm-to-Market Road 1346 South in La Vernia. Clare […]

Water quality training April 25 will focus on Cypress Creek

HOUSTON – A Texas Watershed Steward workshop related to water quality in Cypress Creek will be held from 12:30-4:30 p.m. April 25. The workshop will be at the Prairie View A&M Northwest Educational Building, 9449 Grant Road in Houston. It is presented by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and  Texas State Soil and Water […]

New publication examines consequences of groundwater depletion to agriculture

COLLEGE STATION — A new Council of Agricultural Science and Technology, or CAST, paper examines the causes and consequences of groundwater depletion throughout the U.S. with a focus on how this will affect agriculture — the largest sector of groundwater use. The paper, “Aquifer Depletion and Potential Impacts on Long-term Irrigated Agricultural Productivity,” was co-authored […]

Southern Region Water Conference to focus on sustainable water management

COLLEGE STATION — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will host the Southern Region Water Conference, titled “Improving Adoption of Sustainable Water Management Practices,” July 23-25 at the Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center, 177 Joe Routt Blvd. in College Station. Dr. Drew Gholson, AgriLife Extension program specialist and conference organizer, said the conference is designed […]