- The Next Step: TAMU experts talk about research needs following Hurricane Harvey
We asked a group of Texas A&M University professors involved in different areas of water expertise and research to answer these three simple questions. Here are their answers.
- Meet a scientist: Kent Portney
When it comes to urban sustainability, the focus has mostly been on air, primarily as it relates to climate change, climate mitigation and climate adaptation. With much less attention on water, Dr. Kent Portney, a Texas A&M University Bush School of Government and Public Service professor, recognized this lack of attention and turned his focus to making sure water was included in the discussion.
- TWRI requests pre-proposals for 2018-2019 graduate student research programs
The Texas Water Resources Institute (TWRI) announced its call for pre-proposals for students conducting water resources research. TWRI has funds available for graduate students at Texas universities through two programs, the TWRI Mills Scholarship Program (available to Texas A&M College Station, Galveston and Qatar only) and the U.S. Geological Survey Graduate Research Program (available to all Texas universities).
- Rainwater harvesting, turf management training set for Oct. 12, 13 in Hill County
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s Healthy Lawns and Healthy Waters Program is hosting two residential rainwater harvesting and turf management trainings in the Texas Hill Country Oct. 12-13.
- Social media training set for Nov. 6-7 in Lewisville
The Texas Water Resources Institute (TWRI) will host a social media workshop for natural resources professionals Nov. 6-7 at the Upper Trinity Regional Water District, 900 N. Kelly St. in Lewisville.
- EPA accepts Navasota River watershed protection plan
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently accepted the Navasota River Below Lake Limestone Watershed Protection Plan, developed by the Texas Water Resources Institute (TWRI) and the Navasota River Watershed Partnership.
- Transboundary water expert speaks on water security
Dr. Aaron Wolf from Oregon State University recently discussed conflict and cooperation over transboundary water resources as part of a new lecture series at Texas A&M University — Water Security Speaker Series — that aims to bring water scholars across the campus and the world to speak on water security.
- Annual Texas A&M turfgrass field day set for Oct. 11 in College Station
The Texas A&M Turfgrass and Landscape Field Day will be Oct. 11 at the new Scott’s Miracle-Gro Facility for Lawn and Garden Research on F&B Road in College Station.