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Home | Texas Land Trends

Home | Texas Land Trends | Water Conservation & News | Scoop.it
RT @TxIRNR: Texas' land & water are threatened by suburbanization, rural development & land fragmentation http://t.co/jdTSfAF9C9 #txwater
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Water quality training March 25 in Dublin will focus on Leon River

Water quality training March 25 in Dublin will focus on Leon River | Water Conservation & News | Scoop.it
DUBLIN – A Texas Watershed Steward workshop on water quality and availability issues related to the Leon River will be held from 1-5 p.m. March 25 at the Rotary Building, 126 E. Blackjack St. in Dublin.
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Central Texas project will study drought tolerance of landscape plants

Central Texas project will study drought tolerance of landscape plants | Water Conservation & News | Scoop.it
Stakeholders invited to tour study’s drought simulator in San Antonio
SAN ANTONIO — Does a tough modern rose really need 4 inches of water a month to survive a drought? Can a plant bounce back after an entire growing season without rain?
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Blackland Income Growth awards 11 scholarships during 2015 conference

Blackland Income Growth awards 11 scholarships during 2015 conference | Water Conservation & News | Scoop.it
Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu
WACO – Scholarships were recently awarded to outstanding 4-H members at the 2015 Blackland Income Growth Conference held at the Extraco Events Center in Waco.
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NASA's SMAP: Mapping the Water Under Our Feet - YouTube

Launching in January 2015, NASA's next mission to study Earth is a soil moisture mapper know as SMAP (Soil Moisture Active Passive). Data from SMAP will be u...
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Lampasas River Watershed Protection Plan enters implementation phase

Lampasas River Watershed Protection Plan enters implementation phase | Water Conservation & News | Scoop.it
Funding may be available to assist landowners in conservation plans Writer: Robert Burns, 903-834-6191, rd-burns@tamu.edu TEMPLE – Agricultural producers in the Lampasas River Watershed will soon be eligible for financial assistance to help...
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Texas Perspective: Water - Texas Tribune

Texas Perspective: Water - Texas Tribune | Water Conservation & News | Scoop.it
Last year, The Texas Tribune partnered with public media stations across Texas to produce Texas Perspective: Water, a magazine news program that examined water issues in various parts of the state. Watch the program here, courtesy of KLRU-TV.
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EPA Improves Drinking Water Infrastructure in - Texas Environmental News

EPA Improves Drinking Water Infrastructure in - Texas Environmental News | Water Conservation & News | Scoop.it
DALLAS – (Dec. 15, 2014) The U.S. Environmental Protection … The program also emphasizes providing funds to small and disadvantaged [...]
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Feral Hog Community of Practice program set for Dec. 10 in San Antonio

Feral Hog Community of Practice program set for Dec. 10 in San Antonio | Water Conservation & News | Scoop.it
SAN ANTONIO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office in Bexar County will present a Feral Hog Community of Practice program 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 10.
A Feral Hog Community of Practice program will be held  Dec.
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Final Texas Water Symposium Announced - The Llano News

Final Texas Water Symposium Announced - The Llano News | Water Conservation & News | Scoop.it
Final Texas Water Symposium Announced: Balancing Rural and Urban Water Needs: How Local and Regional Planning Activities Ensure Long-Term S -- The final Texas Water Symposium of 2014 will feature a conversation between Hill Country water planners...
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Rubinstein: SWIFT puts Texas at the forefront of water issues - Austin American-Statesman

Rubinstein: SWIFT puts Texas at the forefront of water issues - Austin American-Statesman | Water Conservation & News | Scoop.it
Throughout Texas’ history, there has been drought. Devastating ones, such as the drought of record in the 1950s or the current drought, have taught us many lessons about the value of our water.
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Lampasas River Watershed riparian workshop set Nov. 17

Lampasas River Watershed riparian workshop set Nov. 17 | Water Conservation & News | Scoop.it
Writer: Robert Burns, 903-834-6191, rd-burns@tamu.edu
LAMPASAS — The Lampasas River Watershed Partnership will host the “Proper Functioning Condition Riparian Workshop” Nov. 17 at the Lampasas County Farm Bureau, 1793 N.
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Watch now: KLRU Specials | Texas Perspective: Water | KLRU Video

Watch now: KLRU Specials | Texas Perspective: Water | KLRU Video | Water Conservation & News | Scoop.it
A magazine news program focused on water issues across Texas.

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Report shows more water conservation education needed for state of Texas - WaterWorld

Report shows more water conservation education needed for state of Texas - WaterWorld | Water Conservation & News | Scoop.it
­­According to a new statewide poll recently commissioned by the Texas Water Foundation, only 28 percent of Texans indicated that they "definitely know" the natural source of their drinking water -- the same percentage as 10 years ago.
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Lone Star Healthy Streams program set March 25 in Copperas Cove

Lone Star Healthy Streams program set March 25 in Copperas Cove | Water Conservation & News | Scoop.it
Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Matt Brown, 979-862-8072, matthew.brown@ag.tamu.edu COPPERAS COVE – A Lone Star Healthy Streams workshop is planned for March 25 at the Copperas Cove Independent School District...
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Where are the Water Projects that Are Asking For $5.5 Billion in State Loans?

Where are the Water Projects that Are Asking For $5.5 Billion in State Loans? | Water Conservation & News | Scoop.it
The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) had planned to distribute about $800 million in low interest loans for Texas water projects this year.
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Lampasas Watershed Protection Plan set to begin - The Eagle

Lampasas Watershed Protection Plan set to begin - The Eagle | Water Conservation & News | Scoop.it
TEMPLE -- Agricultural producers in the Lampasas River Watershed soon will be eligible for financial assistance to help implement best management practices in their water quality management plans, according to a research associate with Texas A&M...

Via TWRI programs
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Texas water roundtable hosting legislative briefing Feb. 16 in Austin | Texas Water Resources Institute

Texas water roundtable hosting legislative briefing Feb. 16 in Austin | Texas Water Resources Institute | Water Conservation & News | Scoop.it
The Texas Water Resources Institute provides leadership to stimulate priority water resources research and educational programs throughout Texas.
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AgriLife Extension classes tackle how to profitably get involved in the family ranch

AgriLife Extension classes tackle how to profitably get involved in the family ranch | Water Conservation & News | Scoop.it
CORPUS CHRISTI  –  The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has arranged two-day schools this spring for adult children and grandchildren of landowners who want to get involved in the family ranch.
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SAWS vows to 'respect' Central Texas water - San Antonio Express-News

SAWS vows to 'respect' Central Texas water - San Antonio Express-News | Water Conservation & News | Scoop.it
A few blocks from holiday lights declaring “Merry Christmas” in the main square, San Antonio Water System trustee Reed Williams assured about 60 residents of this Central Texas town that SAWS will treat their water with “respect.” In preparation...
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txH2O | Texas Water Resources Institute

txH2O | Texas Water Resources Institute | Water Conservation & News | Scoop.it
The Texas Water Resources Institute provides leadership to stimulate priority water resources research and educational programs throughout Texas.
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AgriLife Extension’s Coleman County Prescribed Burn Workshop slated for Dec. 18

AgriLife Extension’s Coleman County Prescribed Burn Workshop slated for Dec. 18 | Water Conservation & News | Scoop.it
    Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Michael Palmer, 325-625-4519, m-palmer@tamu.edu   COLEMAN – Anticipating an active prescribed fire season, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Coleman County will conduct the...
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Financing Sustainable Water: Tools for Solving the Revenue/Conservation Paradox - Texas Living Waters Project

There are many reasons to get excited about water conservation. However, one big question that water utilities often confront is how can a utility sustain itself financially if it encourages its customers to buy less of its product?
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Animal grazing behavior topic of Nov. 6 webinar

Animal grazing behavior topic of Nov. 6 webinar | Water Conservation & News | Scoop.it
Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu
Contact: Dr.
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Texas water regulation reform could be next step to quenching state's thirst

Texas water regulation reform could be next step to quenching state's thirst | Water Conservation & News | Scoop.it
AUSTIN — Texas lawmakers put in place a major source of water project funding during the last session. Now that the lawmakers have made way to finance water, they may look at new ways to regulate it.

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