New Waves March 2008

Breaking news about water resources research and education in Texas

AgriLife Extension sponsors youth water camp

The Texas AgriLife Extension Service’s 16th annual Texas State Youth Water Camp will be July 13-17 at the George and Opal Bentley 4-H Center in Monahans.

Arlan Gentry and Abigail Pritchard, Ward County Extension agents, said the camp will help make Texas high school youth aware of current water issues and develop an a

ppreciation of how agriculture, industry, municipalities and home water use impact water quality and quantity.

The camp features field trips, tours and hands-on work and is conducted by county Extension agents and specialists and other water resource experts. It is limited to 15 boys and 15 girls of high school age from across the state and participants must have an interest in water quality and conservation and be willing to participate as a team member.

The camp receives partial funding from the Rio Grande Basin Initiative, a project of the Texas Water Resources Institute.

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