In coordination with the Sustaining Military Readiness (SMR) Planning Committee, we've made the difficult decision to postpone the 2020 SMR Conference planned for August 10-13 in San Antonio, Texas.
In 2019, we celebrated more than 1.7 million acres of accomplishments on public and private lands. Flip open the latest Range-Wide Accomplishments Report to read what else 2019 had in store for longleaf conservation.
High Plains Journal — Brought over on ships by Spanish explorers as traveling food sources, feral hogs have slowly built up their numbers over the years. Feral hog populations have reportedly been established in 35 states, but sighted in 48. Read more to learn about the complexities of feral hog population management and damage control where the potential for dedicated resources and funding is steadily growing.
NRI's Amanda Gobeli was featured in the Texas Wildlife Association's magazine Texas Wildlife covering an important summer topic—How Quail Beat the Heat.
Each spring, NRI releases an Annual Report highlighting our core values, our programs and accolades defining the year. Year 2019 was an exceptional year—because of the work of the people behind NRI, we more than doubled our readership across the board, putting the right research in the hands of stewards around the world.
The quail are calling, and we've got our fingers crossed for a great breeding season this year. The Texas Quail Index is starting with Spring Call Counts, and now you can participate (or just learn what it's all about) by taking our online course. We also highlight an upcoming webinar for landowners with small-acreage properties and wildlife management goals.
In the last few months, the NRI Engagement Team has released several new private land stewardship lessons featuring mapping techniques and wildlife management tips.
The Borderlands Research Institute recently featured the Texas Land Trends report in their newsletter Borderlands Bulletin.