August Conservation Matters: from sea-level rise to global desalination

In the August issue, we're uncovering the ways sea-level rise affects the habitat of focal species, sharing quick access to apps in the field, celebrating NRI scientists appointed to TPWD advisory committees and more. Subscribe today to stay in the know on all things moving the needle for discovery, conservation and applied science. 

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Sink, swim, or take the higher ground: Challenges facing rare species management in the Florida Keys
While the cause of sea-level rise is subject to intense debate, as wildlife professionals, we continue to analyze and best predict the extent to which rising sea levels will affect habitat of focal species. Read more.

Private Land Stewardship: Apps of the trade
Given the preponderance of livestock and growing interest in wildlife and land management, NRI developed a platform to share a collection of recommended mobile apps for stewards.
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New grant will examine desalination, water reuse as path to sustainable urban water security
The Texas Water Resources Institute is part of a new interdisciplinary research project funded by Texas A&M University’s X-Grants program. Read more.

It’s Water Quality Month and TWRI’s water team travels to the Texas coast
While August is Water Quality Month, the Texas Water Resources Institute’s water team is always working on water quality, traveling to watersheds throughout Texas. Read more.

Urban riparian, stream restoration workshop set for Aug. 16 in The Woodlands
The Texas Water Resources Institute’s Urban Riparian and Stream Restoration Program will host a workshop from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Aug. 16 in the Woodlands for professionals interested in conducting stream restoration projects in and around the Houston area. Read more.

Skype A Scientist program lets NRI research associate connect to new audience
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FFA students speak about watersheds at the 90th Texas FFA Convention
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NRI employees appointed to TPWD advisory committees
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Are wild pigs safe to eat?
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New publication: Fragmentation alters home range and movements of the Dunes Sagebrush Lizard
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With extreme temperatures, will the summer of 2018 be one of Texas’ hottest?
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Why don't pen-raised quail survive in the wild?
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Texan by Nature Conservation Partners August Round-Up

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