AgriLife Extension program welcomes more than 1,170 participants virtually More than 1,170 attendees tuned in virtually to the annual meeting hosted by the Texas Master Naturalist Program on Oct. 14-17 to learn about a variety of topics relating to nature, natural resource management and conservation. The Texas Master Naturalist Program, co-sponsored by Texas A&M AgriLife… Read More →
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New coordination to expand statewide reach of water research and extension efforts for Texas A&M Texas A&M AgriLife is creating a new opportunity to bring together water resource expertise across Texas. To better manage and protect Texas’ most precious natural resource, statewide resources will be brought together to benefit the entire population of Texas. The… Read More →
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Texas A&M Natural Resources Institute visual provides agricultural, other insights using satellite imagery In its most recently featured map, the Texas A&M Natural Resources Institute, NRI, has taken satellite imagery collected throughout 2019 and brought it together in an animated way to illustrate changes in vegetation across Texas throughout the year. NRI operates as a… Read More →
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Annual meeting to be held virtually, all welcome Registration is now open for the Texas Master Naturalist Program’s annual meeting, to be held virtually this year from Oct. 14-17. The four-day event, packed with contests, special programming and a variety of expert speakers and presenters, is open to anyone looking to learn more about the… Read More →
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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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Two departments of Texas A&M University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences have been restructured to better serve students, Texas landowners and the public in addressing regional, national and global environmental and natural resource opportunities and challenges.
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Wayne Morse is the new Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agriculture and natural resources agent for Caldwell County. Morse graduated from Texas A&M University in 2017 with a bachelor’s degree in animal science. He will provide information and technical assistance to farmers, ranchers and others in Caldwell County involved in agriculture as well as land… Read More →
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The Texas A&M Natural Resources Institute, or NRI, has recently published the Texas Quail Atlas, a free online resource and the newest “story map” to be developed by the institute. The online atlas was developed as a collaborative effort of the Reversing the Decline of Quail in Texas Initiative and the NRI Geospatial Analysis Team. […]
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SAN ANTONIO – Changes in population density, rapid urbanization and rising land values have altered much of the historically rural landscape of the Texas borderlands, according to a recent Texas Land Trends report. The report, “Trends in Land Ownership Along Texas Borderlands,” was produced by the Texas A&M Natural Resources Institute, or NRI, in collaboration […]
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TEMPLE — Dr. Patrick Stover, vice chancellor for agriculture and life sciences for the Texas A&M University System and acting director of Texas A&M AgriLife Research, recently paid a visit to the Texas A&M AgriLife Blacklands Research and Extension Center in Temple for an overview research and extension efforts and tour of its facilities. Stover […]
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