Water quality training Dec.7 in La Vernia

LA VERNIA – A Texas Watershed Steward workshop on water quality related to the mid and lower Cibolo Creek watershed area will be from 8 a.m.-noon Dec. 7 at the La Vernia Chamber of Commerce Hall, 12301 W. U.S. Highway 87 in La Vernia. The free workshop is presented by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension […]

Water well owner training set for Nov. 14 in Junction

JUNCTION — Anyone interested in private water well management is invited to a Texas Well Owner Network training Nov. 14 in Junction. The training, which is free and open to the public, will be from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Texas Tech Center at Junction, 254 Red Raider Ln. Coordinators said the training is being […]

Master Gardeners throughout Texas receive vegetable specialist training

SAN ANTONIO – Texas Master Gardeners from throughout the state recently converged at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office in Bexar County for a three-day training toward their certification to become vegetable specialists. “We had 42 individuals from 22 different counties attend the training in San Antonio,” said  David Rodriguez, AgriLife Extension horticulturist for […]

Navasota River watershed protection plan accepted by EPA

COLLEGE STATION – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently accepted the Navasota River Watershed Protection Plan, developed by the Texas Water Resources Institute and the Navasota River Watershed Partnership. The plan was accepted as a result of its meeting the agency’s national guidelines for watershed-based plans and effectively outlining a strategy to improve the watershed’s […]

Third annual Insecta Fiesta set Nov. 2 at San Antonio Garden Center

SAN ANTONIO – Adventurous diners can enjoy a night of entomophagy at the third annual Insecta Fiesta from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Nov. 2 at the San Antonio Garden Center, 3310 New Braunfels Ave. in San Antonio. The center is adjacent to the San Antonio Botanical Garden. “Attendees will be served a gourmet four-course Indian/Latin-fusion meal featuring […]

Water quality training Nov. 7 in Nacogdoches to focus on Attoyac Bayou watershed

NACOGDOCHES – A Texas Watershed Steward workshop on water quality related to the Attoyac Bayou watershed will be from 1-5 p.m. Nov. 7 at the Nacogdoches County Exposition and Civic Center, 3805 N.W. Stallings Drive, Nacogdoches. The free workshop is presented by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Texas State Soil and Water […]