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Promoting research and educational outreach programs focused on water and natural resources science and management issues in Texas and beyond.
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Researcher looks into declining Texas mussel populations

Researcher looks into declining Texas mussel populations | Texas A&M Natural Resources Institute | Scoop.it
Jennifer Morton hovers methodically over a row of clear, water-filled containers on a tight-spaced industrial shelving system. She plucks a mollusk from one of the containers, observing the specimen as part of a study o
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Water quality training March 25 in Dublin will focus on Leon River - AgriLife Today

Water quality training March 25 in Dublin will focus on Leon River - AgriLife Today | Texas A&M Natural Resources Institute | Scoop.it
AgriLife Today Water quality training March 25 in Dublin will focus on Leon River AgriLife Today The workshop is presented by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board in cooperation with the...
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Bennett Land Stewardship Conference set for April 23-24 in Kerrville - AgriLife Today

Bennett Land Stewardship Conference set for April 23-24 in Kerrville - AgriLife Today | Texas A&M Natural Resources Institute | Scoop.it
Bennett Land Stewardship Conference set for April 23-24 in Kerrville
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Testing the Toughest Plants for Drought Tolerance

Testing the Toughest Plants for Drought Tolerance | Texas A&M Natural Resources Institute | Scoop.it
A nine-month drought of epic proportion begins Saturday. This one, however, is restricted to a small plot of land in southern San Antonio that the Texas A&M Institute of Renewable ...

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Lead vs. steel? It's a draw in dove study shootout - Houston Chronicle

Lead vs. steel? It's a draw in dove study shootout - Houston Chronicle | Texas A&M Natural Resources Institute | Scoop.it
Results released this week of a multiyear, peer-reviewed research project, conducted in Texas, indicate dove hunters using shotshells loaded with lead pellets enjoy no advantage in effectiveness over those using shotshells firing non-toxic steel...
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AgriLife Research sets rangeland prescribed burn training for February and March - AgriLife Today

AgriLife Research sets rangeland prescribed burn training for February and March - AgriLife Today | Texas A&M Natural Resources Institute | Scoop.it
AgriLife Research sets rangeland prescribed burn training for February and March AgriLife Today SONORA – The Academy for Ranch Management will host two rangeland burning schools in February and March at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research station...
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AgriLife Extension's Coleman County Prescribed Burn Workshop slated for Dec. 18 - AgriLife Today

AgriLife Extension's Coleman County Prescribed Burn Workshop slated for Dec. 18 - AgriLife Today | Texas A&M Natural Resources Institute | Scoop.it
AgriLife Extension's Coleman County Prescribed Burn Workshop slated for Dec.
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Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission Authorizes Yoakum Dunes refuge for lesser prairie chicken

AUSTIN — The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission Thursday approved acceptance of a land donation to create the new 14,037-acre Yoakum Dunes Wildlife Management Area in Cochran, Terry and Yoakum Counties southwest of Lubbock, providing a refuge for...
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Low Supply & High Demand – The Latest Land Trends of 2014 | Westpole Partners

Low Supply & High Demand – The Latest Land Trends of 2014 | Westpole Partners | Texas A&M Natural Resources Institute | Scoop.it
The attached Texas Land Trends Report brings to light some profound data regarding patterns in Texas rural real estate.
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Deaths of tiny clams in Galveston Bay may portend problems - Houston Chronicle

Deaths of tiny clams in Galveston Bay may portend problems - Houston Chronicle | Texas A&M Natural Resources Institute | Scoop.it
BEACH CITY - From the boat slips of this Chambers County hamlet, Galveston Bay looks just as beautiful as ever, with the sun rising from the flat-line horizon to cast a greenish-blue tint on the calm waters.
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Suburban sprawl causes increasing tension with area wildlife

Suburban sprawl causes increasing tension with area wildlife | Texas A&M Natural Resources Institute | Scoop.it
A woozy squirrel wearing a purple, oversized cast whimpers as he's injected with medication to ease a painful broken leg.
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TPWD: News Release: Sept. 22, 2014: $4 Million Awarded for Texas Quail Restoration in Focus Areas

TPWD: News Release: Sept. 22, 2014: $4 Million Awarded for Texas Quail Restoration in Focus Areas | Texas A&M Natural Resources Institute | Scoop.it
News Release, Sept. 22, 2014: $4 Million Awarded for Texas Quail Restoration in Focus Areas
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How skyrocketing development in Texas could suck the state dry - Grist

How skyrocketing development in Texas could suck the state dry - Grist | Texas A&M Natural Resources Institute | Scoop.it
The Lone Star State is losing open space faster than any other, and that's bad news for the water cycle.
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Meet the Texas A&M Natural Resources Institute | Texas A&M NRI

Meet the Texas A&M Natural Resources Institute | Texas A&M NRI | Texas A&M Natural Resources Institute | Scoop.it
Meet the Texas A&M Natural Resources Institute By Roel Lopez The saying goes that a picture is worth a thousand words. I believe the same could be said about an organization’s name. We should understand an organization’s work and mission by its name.
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Quail Posts - Prescribed Burning for Quail - Texas Wildlife Association - YouTube

Dr. Dale Rollins discusses the benefits of prescribed burning as a quail habitat management tool.
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Improved technology advances study of quails

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Bush School Student Study: Hydraulic Fracking In Texas Could Intensify Water Shortages

Bush School Student Study: Hydraulic Fracking In Texas Could Intensify Water Shortages | Texas A&M Natural Resources Institute | Scoop.it
A new economic and policy analysis concludes that the hydraulic fracturing (HF) or “fracking” being done in Texas is adding to the state’s overuse of its water resources, but is only part of the state’s water problem.
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From Fire to Flowers: Prescribed Burns Heal the Land

The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center at The University of Texas at Austin uses prescribed burns to help create and restore healthy landscapes. Prescribed ...
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Texas study on dove lethality released — not much difference between loads - Lone Star Outdoor News

Texas study on dove lethality released — not much difference between loads - Lone Star Outdoor News | Texas A&M Natural Resources Institute | Scoop.it
By TPWD Texas leads the nation in dove hunting with roughly a quarter million hunters bagging 5 million mourning dove each fall.
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Desert Mule Deer Populations and Value on Private Lands in Texas

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Desert Mule Deer Populations and Value on Private Lands in Texas, The Borderland Research Institute at Sul Ross University reports:
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Texas A&M receives $1.4 million grant for woody plant encroachment research - Texas A&M University (blog)

Texas A&M receives $1.4 million grant for woody plant encroachment research - Texas A&M University (blog) | Texas A&M Natural Resources Institute | Scoop.it
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Joining Wilcox from Texas A&M will be principal investigators Dr.
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Wildlife advocates enter state water wars - Victoria Advocate

Wildlife advocates enter state water wars - Victoria Advocate | Texas A&M Natural Resources Institute | Scoop.it
AUSTWELL - Wildlife advocates are joining cities, agriculture and industry in search of water to make up for a lack of rain. Historically, lower salinity ...
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$1M Commitment to Coastal Conservation | Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation

$1M Commitment to Coastal Conservation | Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation | Texas A&M Natural Resources Institute | Scoop.it
$1M Commitment to Coastal Conservation | Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation http://t.co/fN9ocpHbel
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Texas Land Trends Publishes New Report, by Carol Flake

Texas Land Trends Publishes New Report, by Carol Flake | Texas A&M Natural Resources Institute | Scoop.it
The Texas A&M Institute of Renewable Natural Resources' Texas Land Trends has published its latest report on the status of the state's rural working lands, which include the state's forests, farms and ranches.
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