Urban stream processes, restoration workshop set for Nov. 29 in Belton

BELTON – The Texas Water Resources Institute’s Urban Riparian and Stream Restoration Program will host the Urban Stream Processes and Restoration workshop from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 29 in Belton. Coordinators said the workshop is for professionals interested in conducting stream restoration projects around the Lampasas River watershed area. The morning session will be at the […]

Low-Impact Development Workshop set for Nov. 27 in Seguin

SEGUIN — The Geronimo and Alligator Creeks Watershed Partnership will host a Low-Impact Development Workshop from 8:30 a.m. to noon Nov. 27 at the Irma Lewis Seguin Outdoor Learning Center, 1865 U.S. Highway 90 E. in Seguin. The workshop is free and light refreshments will be provided. It is hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife […]

Registration open for Birding the Border program

DEL RIO – Registration is open for the Birding the Border program to be presented by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service from April 22-26 at locations in Kinney and Val Verde counties. Birding locations include sites at private ranches, Devil’s River State Natural Area and Kickapoo Caverns State Park, San Felipe Creek and Vega […]

Water quality training Dec. 11 in Jonesboro to focus on Leon River

JONESBORO – A Texas Watershed Steward workshop on water quality related to the Leon River will be held from 1-5 p.m. Dec.11 at the Jonesboro Community Center, 11625 Texas  Highway 36 in Jonesboro. It is free and open to anyone interested in improving water quality in the region. The workshop is presented by the Texas […]

Wildlife disease ecology specialist joins AgriLife center in Uvalde

UVALDE — Dr. Tammi Johnson has joined the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Uvalde as its new Texas A&M AgriLife Research specialist in wildlife disease ecology. Johnson, who began working at the center Oct. 1, will investigate various aspects of wildlife diseases, including disease vectors and bacterial pathogens, in addition to species […]

Well owner network offers screening Nov. 5 in Mason

MASON — The Texas Well Owner Network invites Mason area residents to have their well water screened Nov. 5 in Mason. The screening will be from 8:30-10 a.m. at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office for Mason County, 505 Moody St. It is presented by AgriLife Extension and Texas Water Resources Institute in partnership […]

Incredible Edible Insect Event in San Antonio a ‘tasteful’ experience

SAN ANTONIO — More than 300 people attended the recent Incredible Edible Insect Event held in the culinary garden area of the San Antonio Botanical Garden. The event, which included a four-course tasting of foods made with insect-based ingredients,  was presented by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Bexar County in collaboration with the […]

Mill Creek partnership meeting Nov. 5 in Bellville to focus on rainwater harvesting

BELLVILLE — The Mill Creek Watershed Partnership will host a meeting focusing on rainwater harvesting from 6-7:15 p.m. Nov. 5 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office for Austin County, 20 S. Holland St., Bellville. There is no cost to attend the program. Sign in and refreshments will be at 5:30 p.m. and the […]

Water well owner training set for Nov. 7 in Lufkin

LUFKIN — A Texas Well Owner Network, or TWON, training has been scheduled for 1-5 p.m. Nov. 7 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office for Angelina County, 2201 S. Medford Drive in Lufkin. The “Well Educated” training is free and open to the public. Dr. Drew Gholson, AgriLife Extension program specialist and TWON […]