Residents, AgriLife Extension, others work to ‘Harvey-proof’ Houston-area community

CLEAR LAKE – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, working in collaboration with area residents, the Clear Lake City Water Authority, or CLCWA, and Exploration Green Conservancy, have been collaborating to transform an about-to-be paved golf course into a new kind of nature park that provides recreation while protecting thousands of homes from flooding caused by natural disasters such as  […]

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 […]

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 […]

AgriLife Extension program bolsters Texas schools’ pest management approach

DALLAS — More than a decade of work alongside Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts in integrated pest management, or IPM, has culminated in national certification of four Texas school districts as “IPM Stars,” said Janet Hurley, AgriLife Extension school IPM specialist in Dallas. IPM Star certification from the IPM Institute of North America was […]