Texas A&M-designed irrigation runoff mitigation system patented, available for licensing

COLLEGE STATION – Just as temperatures begin to heat up and lawns begin to seemingly beg for water, Texas A&M AgriLife faculty were recognized at a patent award banquet for their irrigation runoff mitigation system. With water waste a growing problem nationwide, an interdisciplinary team of engineers, irrigation researchers and turfgrass experts have spent the […]

Well water screening opportunity set for May 14 in Refugio

REFUGIO — The Texas Well Owner Network is hosting a well water screening May 14 in Refugio to give area residents the opportunity to have their well water evaluated. The screening will be from 8:30-10 a.m. at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office at 414B N. Alamo St. A meeting explaining screening results will […]

Prescribed Burn Manager Training will be held in Fredericksburg May 29-31

FREDERICKSBURG — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s Prescribed Burn Manager Training will be held May 29-31 in Fredericksburg. The training will be at the AgriLife Extension office for Gillespie County, 95 Frederick Road. The course will be open to the public, but preregistration is required by May 24. Cost is $250. Preregister by emailing […]

Texas A&M AgriLife’s Shippen, Winemiller named 2019 University Distinguished Professors

COLLEGE STATION – Texas A&M AgriLife’s Drs. Dorothy Shippen and Kirk Winemiller, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences faculty members at Texas A&M University, have been named 2019 University Distinguished Professors. The distinguished university professor is the highest faculty honor and this year seven Texas A&M University scholars received the title. Shippen is an interim […]

Riparian, stream ecosystem workshop set for May 1 in Baytown

BAYTOWN – The Texas Water Resources Institute, or TWRI, will host a free Texas Riparian and Stream Ecosystem Education workshop from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. May 1 in Baytown. The workshop is intended for area residents interested in land and water stewardship in Chambers County and surrounding counties in the Cedar and Double Bayou watersheds. The […]

Urban stream processes, restoration workshop set for May 7 in Junction

JUNCTION – The Texas Water Resources Institute’s Urban Riparian and Stream Restoration Program will host a workshop from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. May 7 in Junction for professionals interested in conducting stream restoration projects in that area. The morning session will be at the Texas Tech University Llano River Field Station, 254 Red Raider Lane. The afternoon […]

Water quality training May 22 in Lufkin will focus on area water resources

LUFKIN – A Texas Watershed Steward workshop on water quality related to the La Nana Bayou, Angelina and middle Neches Rivers will be held from 8 a.m.-noon on May 22. The workshop will be held at The Silo, 206 E. Groesbeck Ave. in Lufkin. It will be presented by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service […]

11th annual Quail Field Day set May 24 in Roby

ROBY – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Rolling Plains Quail Research Foundation, or RPQRF, are sponsoring the 11th annual Quail Field Day on May 24 in Roby. The event will take place at the Rolling Plains Quail Research Ranch, 1262 U.S. Highway 180 West, Roby. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m., and the […]

Private water well screening set May 13 in Victoria

VICTORIA — The Texas Well Owner Network is hosting a water well screening for area residents May 13 in Victoria. The screening will be from 8:30-10 a.m. at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office for Victoria County, 528 Waco Circle. A meeting explaining screening results will be at 1:30 p.m. May 14 at the […]