Homeowner Septic System Workshop Sept. 7 in Nacogdoches

NACOGDOCHES — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Texas A&M AgriLife Research and the Attoyac Bayou Watershed Partnership will present a homeowner training on septic system  maintenance from 6-8 p.m. Sept. 7 in Nacogdoches. The free event will be at the AgriLife Extension office for Nacogdoches County, Courthouse Annex, 203 W. Main St. Amy Truong, […]

Landowner program series to be presented in South Central Texas

SAN ANTONIO — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will present four programs — from September to November in Bexar, Kerr, Atascosa and Medina counties, respectively — as part of the agency’s South Region Landowner Series. The programs are open to anyone with an interest in learning more about resources available to landowners, coordinators said. […]

Institute to hold meeting on improving Cibolo Creek water quality

LA VERNIA – The Texas Water Resources Institute is hosting a meeting for anyone interested in becoming involved in a partnership to improve and protect the mid and lower Cibolo Creek watershed. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. Aug. 31 at the La Vernia Chamber of Commerce Hall, 12301 U.S. Highway 87 W. in […]

Water quality training set for Sept. 13 in Mont Belvieu

MONT BELVIEU – A Texas Watershed Steward workshop on water quality related to the Cedar Bayou watershed will be from 1-5 p.m. Sept. 13 at the Don McLeod Recreation Center, 10717 Langston Drive in Mont Belvieu. The free workshop is presented by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Texas State Soil and Water […]

Rainwater harvesting, turf management training set Aug. 29 in Seguin

SEGUIN – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s Healthy Lawns and Healthy Waters Program is hosting a residential rainwater harvesting and turf management training with the Geronimo and Alligator Creeks Watershed Partnership Aug. 29 in Seguin. The free event will be from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Seguin Outdoor Learning Center, 1865 U.S. Highway 90 […]

Institute to hold first meeting on improving Carancahua Bay water quality

LOLITA – The Texas Water Resources Institute is hosting an Aug. 17 meeting in Lolita for anyone interested in becoming involved in a partnership to improve and protect water quality in Carancahua Bay. The meeting is free and will begin at 1:30 p.m. at the Lolita United Methodist Church, 94 College St. Michael Schramm, an […]

Texas Master Naturalist program offers training, seeks applicants

COLLEGE STATION — Important deadlines are fast approaching for the 17 Texas Master Naturalist chapters conducting training classes this fall for volunteers interested in becoming involved in natural resource and conservation management, the program’s assistant state coordinator said. Mary Pearl Meuth of College Station said the Texas Master Naturalist program, co-sponsored by the Texas A&M […]

Rainwater control for Central Texas focus of Aug. 5 program at Zilker Park

AUSTIN – The Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service and the Travis County Master Gardeners will present the “Wise Rainwater Control for Central Texas” program Aug. 5 at Zilker Botanical Garden, 2220 Barton Springs Road in Austin. The program will be from 10 a.m.–noon. It is free and open to the public; no RSVP is required. […]

Wildlife appraisal practices workshop offered for property tax professionals

HUNT — A workshop to help property tax appraisers learn wildlife appraisal practices will be held from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Oct. 24 at the Kerr Wildlife Management Area, 2625 Farm-to-Market Road, Hunt. Registration, limited to 100 people, is $125 per person and can be completed at https://agriliferegister.tamu.edu/VGYI. “Through classroom instruction and field learning, attendees will […]

Water well owner training set for Aug. 23 in Conroe

CONROE–Anyone interested in private water well management is invited to a Texas Well Owner Network training Aug. 23 in Conroe. The free training is offered to area private water well owners through collaboration with the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District. It will be provided from 1-5 p.m. at the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District Office, […]