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Governor Abbott Announces 2018 Texas Women’s Hall Of Fame Honorees

- October 23, 2018

Governor Greg Abbott and the Governor’s Commission for Women today announced seven Texas women, recognized for outstanding achievement and for changing the course of history, have been selected for induction into the Texas Women’s Hall of Fame. “The Texas Women’s Hall of Fame recognizes and celebrates remarkable Texas women not only for their individual achievements,Read More

Learn habitat improvement at Texas FOR meeting

Bass Master - September 28, 2018

Robert Montgomery ATHENS, Texas – Bass clubs and organizations nationwide who are interested in improving habitat in their home fisheries are invited to send a representative to the 9th annual Reservoir Fisheries Habitat Partnership Meeting Oct. 6-7 at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center here. “People from all over the country are coming, and they canRead More

Texan by Nature Helps Conserve Our Beautiful State

KHOU 11 - September 21, 2018

Joni Carswell, CEO of Texan By Nature, stopped by to share how the organization is making a difference in the current landscape of Texas and helping to preserve our landscape. You can find out more info about Texan by Nature, click here.

Reservoir Fisheries Habitat Partnership/Friends of Reservoirs Annual Meeting

- September 21, 2018

TPWD Inland Fisheries Seeking Partners for Habitat Restoration in Texas Reservoirs Interested Organizations Invited to Habitat Workshop Oct. 6-7 in Athens AUSTIN – Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) Inland Fisheries staff conduct dozens of habitat restoration projects each year to enhance fish habitat in Texas’ aging reservoirs. But fisheries biologists can’t do these large-scaleRead More

Women’s land stewardship conference offered Oct. 1-2 in Fredericksburg

AgriLife TODAY - September 19, 2018

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, Contact: Dr. Larry Redmon, 979-845-4826, FREDERICKSBURG – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will offer a two-day land stewardship conference, “Empowering Women – New Stewardship Traditions,” Oct. 1-2 at the Inn on Barons Creek in Fredericksburg. The conference, funded in part by the Ruth and Eskel Bennett Trust, is an effortRead More

TCC South to Host Mayors’ Monarch Summit Featuring Discussion about Butterfly Conservation Efforts

Tarrant County Community College News - September 19, 2018

Posted on September 19, 2018 by Reginald E. Lewis In keeping with its commitment to serve the community, Tarrant County College is hosting an event that will convene elected officials, community leaders and industry experts to develop a collaborative strategy to aid in the recovery of the monarch butterfly, a species that’s seen its population decline by 90Read More

Wetlands transform a murky mess into viable water supply

Tarrant Regional Water District - September 6, 2018

The rain-swollen Trinity River flowing by resembles thin, foamy chocolate milk. Being carried along in the river’s murky mix are chunks of wood, bits of paper and a small whitewall tire and wheel. It’s not the kind of water you want to see flowing out of a tap. But five miles away and gushing intoRead More

Bees mix with weapons at Austin defense contractor site

The Austin American-Statesman - September 9, 2018

By Asher Price – American-Statesman Staff Highlights BAE Systems has donated office space and land to the nonprofit American Honey Bee Protection Agency. The bee group says sites like the one at BAE Systems help revive bee populations in urban areas. In a dense bit of East Austin forest, beneath a long abandoned helicopter-blade test pad andRead More

NFWF Awards Nearly $1 Million in Grants to Recover Monarch Butterflies and Pollinators across the United States

National Fish and Wildlife Federation - September 5, 2018

Seven projects will increase pollinator habitat and boost conservation efforts WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEPTEMBER 5, 2018) –The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) today announced seven grant awards totaling more than $920,000 to conserve monarch butterflies and other insect pollinators in 19 states across the country. The grants will generate more than $2 million in matchingRead More

August 2018: Executive Update

Texas A&M Health Science Center - August 31, 2018

Colleagues, Howdy! I hope your semester is off to a great start. If you are one of our new 665 new students beginning your educational journey with us this fall—welcome to Texas A&M! The 2018-2019 academic year promises to be productive and exciting as we strive to further extend our reach and impact across theRead More