Virtual certification in natural resource and conservation management available Twelve chapters of the Texas Master Naturalist program are conducting training classes this fall for volunteers wanting to learn about natural resource conservation and management. Those interested in joining Texas Master Naturalists across the state can find a volunteer training session in their community and register…. Read More →
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Texas A&M research shows biodiverse grasslands require centuries to form Environmental policymakers value ancient forests, but ancient, or old-growth, grasslands have not received the same recognition. That’s a mistake, according to a new Texas A&M AgriLife study. Joseph Veldman, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Ecology and Conservation Biology in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at… Read More →
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Kevin Conway describes new green rat clingfish to break top 10 A tiny bright green species of clingfish described in 2019 by Kevin Conway, Ph.D., Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientist and assistant professor in the Department of Ecology and Conservation Biology in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, has been named one of the… Read More →
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COLLEGE STATION — The water conservation program of the Brazos Valley, BV WaterSmart, garnered two state awards recently for their water conserving efforts and educational activities toward reducing water waste. Since 2010 the program has contributed to a cumulative annual reduction amounting to about two months of College Station’s water use. Today College Station uses […]
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RICHMOND — Landowners with an interest in quail management, hunters, wildlife enthusiasts and others will enjoy learning about one of Texas’ most iconic avian species during the Quail Appreciation Day on March 21 in Richmond, said event coordinators. The event will be from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. at Long Acres Ranch Education Center, 2335 Williams Way Blvd. […]
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COLLEGE STATION – The Perspectives Series, a student-centered online magazine dedicated to communicating conservation science, released its eighth annual issue this month. The collection of articles, essays and reflections published in this year’s issue share the insights, opinions and experiences of undergraduate and graduate students involved in biodiversity conservation research at universities worldwide, including Texas […]
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DALLAS – Jennifer Morton hovers methodically over a row of clear, water-filled containers on a tight-spaced industrial shelving system. She plucks a mollusk from one of the containers, observing the specimen as part of a study on freshwater mussel tolerances. The activity is part of an ongoing effort at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and […]
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DALLAS – A state tax-free holiday on “water-efficient products” from May 27-29 includes all plants, trees and grasses for non-commercial shoppers, according to the Texas Comptroller’s Office. Texas A&M AgriLife Research horticulturists urge residents to be vigilant in selecting plant life that conserves water resources. “We know a good number of plant species out there […]
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WIMBERLEY–The Texas Water Resources Institute’s Texas Riparian and Stream Ecosystem Education Program will host a free workshop from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. June 1 in Wimberley for area residents interested in land and water stewardship in the Blanco River and Cypress Creek watershed areas. The morning session will be at the Johnson Hall at the Wimberley […]
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