Reboot: The Texas Land Trends Data Explorer Under the Texas Land Trends project, informative reports have been developed over the years to empower public and private decision-makers with the information needed to plan for the conservation of vital working lands. Public usability and access to this report data is a cornerstone of this long-standing effort, prompting the creation of the Data Explorer tool, first launched in 2015 and redesigned in 2021. Read more.
Meet a scientist: Pam Plotkin Having grown up in a big city with a love for animals and the ocean, Pam Plotkin, Ph.D., built a career around sea turtles and marine conservation and restoration, which allowed her to travel widely in tropical environments and fulfill her childhood dream. Read more.
Fossilized tracks show earliest known evidence of mammals at the seashore NRI researchers report the discovery of several sets of fossilized tracks, likely from the brown bear-sized Coryphodon, that represent the earliest known evidence of mammals gathering near an ocean. Read more.
The Spring 2021 NRI Sourcebook: Volume 2, Issue 1 From the field to your desk, the Spring 2021 NRI Sourcebook is here—a digital collection complete with the recently accepted peer-reviewed scientific publications, research reports and resources developed to support the improvement of conservation, natural resource management and private land stewardship. Read more.
A lifetime of award-winning water resource collaboration 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…