Protecting water quality with better lawncare The Healthy Lawns and Healthy Waters program is helping residents use better lawncare to improve water quality and save time and money. Read more.
Introducing the NRI Sourcebook – Volume 1 Each season, NRI will be publishing a digital collection of the recently published peer-reviewed scientific publications, research reports and science-based resources developed to support the improvement of conservation, natural resource management and private land stewardship. We are committed to solving natural resource issues and engaging land managers, citizens and policymakers throughout the process. Read more.
Meet a scientist: Juan Enciso Juan Enciso, Ph.D. was inspired by the beauty of agriculture and the natural world to study irrigation. Now he sees irrigators as key stewards of a more water-efficient future. Read more.
Things are heating up in this month’s quail decline initiative newsletter Summer is here, and there's plenty for quail enthusiasts to do! Texas Wildlife Association's annual convention normally takes place in San Antonio this month but has moved to an online format this year. There's also a new map resource we want to share, a lesson on wildlife tax valuation, and an upcoming virtual camp experience that young Students of Quail won't want to miss. Read more.
Water expert receives highest honor in agronomy Ali Fares, Ph.D, professor of water security at Prairie View A&M has been selected as an American Society of Agronomy (ASA) Fellow and included into the ASA’s 2020 Awards Hall of Fame. Read more.
NRI researchers present in Texas Wildlife Association's seminar series Each year, the Texas Wildlife Association welcomes the opportunity to showcase a variety of natural resource and conservation presentations by agency, landowner, non-profit and university partners. This year’s line-up includes topics such as wildlife, natural resource management, production agriculture, landowner liability and lease law, wild game cooking and conservation education. Read more.
Texas A&M University ranked 10th in the world for water resources Read more.
Conservation Matters publishes timely information about water and natural resources news and research at universities and organizations in Texas. If you have information for possible inclusion in Conservation Matters, please contact Kerry Halladay at email@example.com. All submissions may be edited for grammar and style.
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…