A land stewardship education dispatch We're building a community of practice around land stewardship from the wings that fly above to the water trickling through the soil. Check out this peek into the 22 mini-lessons you can dive into today. Read more.
Texas water quality and septic systems There are over 2.2 million septic systems in Texas, but these can cause water quality problems if they aren’t working right. Learn ways to find potential funding aid for repairing or replacing failing systems. Read more.
Landowner Loop: Tending the soil first Instead of a Private Land Stewardship Lesson or publication to aid in conservation efforts, NRI is learning from landowners in their continuing series called "Landowner Loop." Read more.
EPA accepts Carancahua Bay Watershed Protection Plan The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has accepted the Carancahua Bay Watershed Protection Plan published by TWRI. Read more.
Forging Ahead COVID may have changed our summer plans, but we're forging ahead with new ways to deliver quail education. This month, you can practice your plant identification skills with a new PLS Lesson, enjoy some online learning activities hosted by the Rolling Plains Bobwhite Brigade, and join us in congratulating Dr. Dale Rollins on achieving professor emeritus status! Read more.
Healthy Lawns, Healthy Waters online workshops set for August Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s Healthy Lawns and Healthy Waters Program will host four residential rainwater harvesting and turf management trainings focused on watersheds throughout Texas in August. Read more.
TWRI publishes technical reports, newsletters & educational materials Read more.
NRI's Dale Rollins awarded professor emeritus Read more.
ICYMI: How can you help with water quality? Read more.
txH2O highlight: How does water quality monitoring work? Read more.
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As a program manager for partnerships for the Texas A&M Natural Resources Institute, Brittany works with our partners to build strategies to grow the recognition and use of sound science, expanding conversations around co…