October

Upper Llano River Watershed Protection Plan accepted by EPA

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently accepted the Upper Llano River Watershed Protection Plan, which will help prevent future declines in water quality and stream flow, according to plan developers.

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Texas’ weather extremes explained in new txH2O

The Texas Water Resources Institute recently published a new issue of txH2O, featuring insights into weather extremes in Texas. In the magazine, researchers and scientists explain Texas’ propensity for droughts as well as the Central Texas phenomenon of Flash Flood Alley.

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Meet a scientist: Michael Schramm

Growing up in eastern North Carolina, Michael Schramm spent most of his youth surfing, fishing and exploring the rugged Atlantic coast. The barrier island beaches not only influenced his childhood activities but also helped develop his professional interests.

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New Take Care of Texas website features conservation tips, video contest

The new website recently launched by Take Care of Texas, an initiative of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, provides a variety of resources for Texans.

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