- Year in review: notable highlights from IRNR and TWRI in 2016
As 2017 begins, the Texas A&M Institute of Renewable Natural Resources (IRNR) and the Texas Water Resources Institute (TWRI) look back on a year full of impactful research results, new funding opportunities, collaborative partnerships and key personnel additions.
- TWRI’s Dictson receives Superior Service Award
Nikki Dictson, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service program specialist III at the Texas Water Resources Institute (TWRI), received AgriLife Extension’s Superior Service Award in the Extension Program Specialist category during a ceremony Jan. 10 at Texas A&M University.
- Chronic wasting disease rule proposal republished for comment
The Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) has announced that its chronic wasting disease rule proposal, originally published for comment on Dec. 30, 2016, has been republished in the Texas Register, due to editing errors.
- Texas 4-H Youth Water Ambassadors Program coming soon
A new Texas 4-H Youth Water Ambassadors Program is aiming to encourage high school students’ interest in the water industry. David Smith, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service program specialist in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering at Texas A&M University, is developing the program.
- Green infrastructure, low-impact development to be focus of Feb. 2 Dallas workshop
A green infrastructure/low-impact development workshop will be held from 8:30 a.m.-noon Feb. 2 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 17360 Coit Road in Dallas.
- Winter pond management can mean better spring fish production
Winter pond management can mean better fish production in the spring, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialist.
- TAMU School of Law hosting Energy Law Symposium
The Texas A&M School of Law will host the Energy Law Symposium March 23-24 in Fort Worth.
- Soil Health Short Course will offer land managers educational information
The Texas Soil Health Short Course will focus on building a functioning foundation Feb. 22-23 at the Region 9 Educational Center in Wichita Falls.
- Reminder: public invited to report bat sightings to IRNR research team
The Texas A&M Institute of Renewable Natural Resources (IRNR) bat research team is asking for help from citizens in its efforts to document bat populations in Texas.
- USGS gives update at midpoint of national groundwater survey
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is near the midpoint of a complex survey of the quality of the nation’s groundwater, its largest drinking-water resource, according to a recent news release.
- Texas Water Roundtable set for Feb. 2 in Austin
The 3rd annual Texas Water Roundtable will be held Feb. 2 from 1-3:30 p.m. in the Capitol Auditorium, at the state capitol in Austin.