Water Resources in Blackland Prairie Region

 Freshwater Inflows To Bays And Estuaries

   
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EPA Cannot Regulate Stormwater Flow, Only Pollutants in Stormwater
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A federal court held last month that the Environmental Protection Agency cannot regulate storm water flow in setting a total maximum daily load for impaired waters under the Clean Water Act.

 

 Groundwater

   
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State Oil & Natural Gas Regulations Designed to Protect Water Resources
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This report is designed to equip regulators and policymakers with pertinent data and observations to consider when evaluating and revising rules in their states.

 

Questions about Texas Groundwater Conservation Districts
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This publication provides useful information about Texas groundwater law and groundwater conservation districts.

 

Texas Well Owner Network - Well Owner's Guide to Water Supply
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Household well owners in Texas are responsible for ensuring that their well water is safe to drink. This publication discusses common factors that affect well water quality and quantity, including common contaminants in well water in Texas, water testing methods, treatment options, well siting, and recommendations for protecting the quality of your well water.

 

Drinking Water Standards
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This publication explains the federal safety standards for drinking water provided by public water supply systems.  It discusses the legal requirements for public water supplies, the maximum level allowed for contaminants in the water, and the potential health effects of each contaminant regulated.

 

Understanding Best Management Practices - Water Conservation Best Management Practices
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The best management practices identified in the guides are offered to the state's regional water planning groups, water providers, and water users as a tool for planning and designing effective water conservation programs.& ...

 

Conserving Water Outdoors
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In the summer, outdoor water use can account for 50 to 80 percent of home water use.

 

Conserving Water Indoors
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You can easily save a minimum of 20 gallons per day just by installing water-efficient fixtures and reducing leaks.

 

New Study Improves Drought Prediction Methods
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A new study by researchers at Oklahoma State University’s Department of Plant and Soil Sciences may well improve the predictability of seasonal droughts and provide a better way for farmers to determine when drought conditions are likely to occur.

 

Water for Texas - 2012 State Water Plan
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Water Conservation for Industries, Businesses, and Institutions
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With rising costs of operations for many businesses, conserving water is one way to cut costs without compromising services.

 

How Do Texas Ag Producers Deal With Drought?
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All Texans are challenged to conserve our limited surface water and groundwater supplies. Learn how Texas farmers and ranchers are leading the way in water conservation.

 

Updates on TWDB’s Innovative Water Technology Programs
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ABSTRACT A summary of the 2011 Regional Water Plans projects that by 2060 the state will need 8.5 million acre-feet per year of new water supplies under drought of record conditions.

 

Conducting a Household Water Audit

Conducting a water audit can help you save money by reducing your home water bill (and sewer bill if you are connected to a public sewer system).& ...

 

Water Quality in the West
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Policy Resolution 2014-04: States have jurisdiction over water resource allocation decisions and are responsible for how to balance state water resource needs within Clean Water Act objectives.

 

Water Resource Management in the West
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Policy Resolution 2014-03: As the preeminent authority on water management within their boundaries, states have the right to develop, use, control and distribute the surface water and groundwater located within their boundaries, subject to international treaties and interstate agreements and judicial decrees.

 

Estimated Use of Water in the United States in 2010
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This report is the 13th in a series of U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Circular reports that have been published every 5 years since 1950.

 

Questions about Groundwater Conservation Districts in Texas
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Groundwater conservation districts (GCDs) are being created in many parts of Texas to allow local citizens to manage and protect their groundwater.

 

Show Groundwater Organizations & Professionals (206)
There are 206 resources serving Blackland Prairie Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Groundwater Organizations & Professionals serving Blackland Prairie Region
Geologists / Hydrologists
Brett Jordan
HydroGeo Designs LLC - Hydrologist/Engineer - Buena Vista, CO
C&S Environmental Consulting
Buford E. Collier - Senior Environmental Project Manager - Kilgore, TX
Daniel B. Stephens & Associates, Inc.
Janet Wolfe - Director of Marketing and Communications - Albuquerque, NM
David R. Williamson, RPG
CRC, LLC International Archaeology & Ecology Consultants - Environmental Geologist - Chappell Hill, TX
ETTL Engineers & Consultants Inc.
Douglas E. Flatt - Chief Executive Officer - Tyler, TX
Fogarty Land and Environmental
Michael Fogarty - Earth Scientist - Canaan, NH
Gainco, Inc
Theresa Nix - Portland, TX
Horizon Environmental Services, Inc.
- Austin, TX
Houston Advanced Research Center (HARC)
Lisa Gonzalez - President and CEO - The Woodlands, TX
Hydrex Environmental, Inc.
Environmental Scientist - Clayton Collier - Nacogdoches, TX
James Armstrong
Rare Earth Science, LLC - Principal Geologist / Environmental Scientist - Gunnison, CO
John J. Kuhl
Hicks and Company - Austin, TX
Johnson Lake Management
- San Marcos, TX
Sevee & Maher Engineers, Inc.
- Cumberland, ME
TGE Resources, Inc.
Robin Franks, P.G., CHMM, RSO - President/Principal - Houston, TX
Government Agencies
Angleton Area Office
USDA Rural Development - Angleton, TX
Arlington Ecological Services Field Office
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Arlington, TX
Austin Ecological Services Field Office
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Austin, TX
Bryan Area Office
USDA Rural Development - Bryan, TX
Bureau of Land Management
Nikki Haskett - Office of National Conservation Lands and Community Partnerships - Washington, DC
Bureau of Reclamation
- Washington, DC
Canton Area Office
USDA Rural Development - Canton, TX
Corpus Christi Field Office
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Corpus Christi, TX
East Texas Sub-office
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Nacogdoches, TX
Ecological Services Regional Office
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Albuquerque, NM
Edna Area Office
USDA Rural Development - Edna, TX
Edwards Aquifer Protection Program
Phillip Covington - Special Projects Manager - San Antonio, TX
Fort Worth Area Regional Office
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department - Haltom City, TX
Forth Worth Forestry Section
Rustin Stephens - City Forester - Fort Worth, TX
Fredericksburg Area Office
USDA Rural Development - Fredericksburg, TX
Garland Regional Office
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department - Garland, TX
Georgetown Area Office
USDA Rural Development - Georgetown, TX
Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council
Doug Gregory - Executive Director - Tampa, FL
Hillsboro Area Office
USDA Rural Development - Hillsboro, TX
Huntsville Area Office
USDA Rural Development - Huntsville, TX
McKinney Area Office
USDA Rural Development - McKinney, TX
Monarch Conservation Science Partnership
- LA Crosse, WI
Mount Pleasant Area Office
USDA Rural Development - Mount Pleasant, TX
Mount Pleasant Regional Office
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department - Mount Pleasant, TX
National Invasive Species Council
U.S. Department of the Interior - Washington, DC
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
- Washington, DC
National Park Service
- Washington, DC
National Resources Conservation Service - Texas
Kristy Oates - State Conservationist - Temple, TX
New Mexico State Office
Bureau of Land Management - Santa Fe, NM
NRCS National Water Quality Initiative
- Washington, DC
Railroad Commission of Texas
- Austin, TX
San Antonio Regional Office
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department - San Antonio, TX
Seguin Area Office
USDA Rural Development - Seguin, TX
Smokey Bear - Wildfire Prevention
USDA Forest Service - Washington, DC
Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies
Curtis R Hopkins, Ph.D. - Executive Secretary - Flora, MS
State and Private Forestry
USDA Forest Service - Office of Communication - Washington, DC
Temple Regional Office
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department - Temple, TX
Texas A&M Forest Service
- College Station, TX
Texas Department of Agriculture
- Austin, TX
Texas Farm and Ranch Lands Conservation Program
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department - Austin, TX
Texas Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service - Melanie Dabovich - San Marcos, TX
Texas General Land Office
George P Bush - Commissioner - Austin, TX
Texas Oak Wilt Partnership
- College Station, TX
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
- Austin, TX
Texas Private Lands and Habitat Program
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Wildlife Division - Austin, TX
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
- Washington, DC
U.S. Department of Agriculture
- Washington, DC
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service - Southwest Region
Amy Lueders - Regional Director - Albuquerque, NM
U.S. Forest Service
U.S. Department of Agriculture - Washington, DC
United States Fish and Wildlife Service
Department of the Interior - Washington, DC
US Natural Resources Conservation Service
- Washington, DC
USDA Rural Development - Texas Office
- Temple, TX
Waco Regional Office
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department - Waco, TX
West Texas Sub-office
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Lubbock, TX
Western Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies
- Cheyenne, WY
Western Governors’ Association
James Ogsbury - Executive Director - Denver, CO
Wildlife Habitat Assessment Program
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department - Austin, TX
Licensed Water Well Contractors
Andrews & Foster Drilling Company
Donald A. Foster - President - Athens, TX
C&S Environmental Consulting
Buford E. Collier - Senior Environmental Project Manager - Kilgore, TX
Charles Hutton
All About Wells & Service, LLC - Water Well Driller & Pump Installer - Texarkana, TX
ESR Environmental Consulting, LLC
Steve and Jennifer Roland - Magnolia, TX
ETTL Engineers & Consultants Inc.
Douglas E. Flatt - Chief Executive Officer - Tyler, TX
Fas-Line
Floyd Gilliland - Kilgore, TX
Gainco, Inc
Theresa Nix - Portland, TX
Lewis Environmental Drilling, Inc.
Donna R. Lewis - Conroe, TX
LoopTech
Ralph Cadwallader - Founder - Willis, TX
MagnaCore Drilling & Environmental Services, Inc.
Cedric Cascio - Allen, TX
Pender Water Wells
Ernest Pender - President - Texarkana, TX
Subterra Environmental Services
Mario Robles - Operations Manager - Alvarado, TX
Sunbelt Industrial Services
- Fort Worth, TX
TGE Resources, Inc.
Robin Franks, P.G., CHMM, RSO - President/Principal - Houston, TX
Weston Solutions, Inc. - Dallas Office
- Plano, TX
Soil / Water Testing Labs
Agricultural Consulting Services (ACS)
- Ithaca, NY
CropDocs
Justin Tuggle - Stephenville, TX
David Allen Reinart
Better Harvest Inc. - Dumas, TX
DBSA Soil Testing & Research Laboratory
Joleen Hines - Laboratory Manager - Albuquerque, NM
Ecoresource Solutions Inc
Tony Byrne - President/Principal Ecologist - Arvada, CO
Johnson Lake Management
- San Marcos, TX
Kagan Lane Randolph
Wilbur Ellis Company - Field Sales Agronomist - Sunray, TX
KETOS
- Milpitas, CA
Monarch Butterflies & Milkweed in Texas
Janis Bush, Ph.D., The University of Texas at San Antonio - Program Director - San Antonio, TX
Perry Agricultural Laboratory
- Bowling Green, MO
Resource Analytical & Management Group, LLC
Billy K. Lemons - President & Principal Consultant - Nacogdoches, TX
TPS Lab - Your Crop's Dieticians
- Edinburg, TX
William H. Durham
Central National Technology Support Center USDA NRCS - Soil Health Specialist, National Soils Health Division - Fort Worth, TX
State Funding / Technical Resources
Agricultural Loan Guarantee Program - Texas
Mindy Fryer - Grant Coordinator - Austin, TX
Agricultural Water Conservation Loan Program
Tom Entsminger - Texas Water Development Board - Austin, TX
Center for Invasive Species Eradication (CISE)
Texas Water Resources Institute - College Station, TX
Economic Development Program
Burl Carraway - Department Head, Sustainable Forestry - College Station, TX
Ecosystem Service Management
Texas Agrilife Extension - College Station, TX
Edwards Aquifer Protection Program
Phillip Covington - Special Projects Manager - San Antonio, TX
Endangered Species and the Economy Program
- Austin, TX
Forest Stewardship Program - Texas
Shane Harrington - Program Leader - College Station, TX
GO TEXAN Partner Program
Allie Jones - Program Specialist - Austin, TX
Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System
- College Station, TX
Innovative Water Technologies
Texas Water Development Board - Austin, TX
Interest Rate Reduction Program - Texas
- Austin, TX
Landowner Incentive Program
Arlene Kalmbach - TPWD LIP Coordinator - Austin, TX
Lesser Prairie Chicken Range-wide Conservation Plan
Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies - Boise, ID
LIP Conserving Texas Rivers Funding Series
Arlene Kalmbach - TPWD LIP Coordinator - Austin, TX
LIP Partners Watershed Funding Series
Arlene Kalmbach - TPWD LIP Coordinator - Austin, TX
Monarch Butterflies & Milkweed in Texas
Janis Bush, Ph.D., The University of Texas at San Antonio - Program Director - San Antonio, TX
National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative
John Doty - Communications Director - Knoxville, TN
Nongame and Rare Species Program
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department - Austin, TX
Pastures For Upland Birds - Post Oak Savannah and Blackland Prairie Wildlife Management
TPWD - Austin, TX
Pecos Watershed Conservation Initiative
Kirstin Neff - Manager, Southwest Rivers Program - Denver, CO
Rainwater Harvesting - Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
Dotty Woodson - Extension Program Specialist – Water Resources - Dallas, TX
Southeast Prescribed Fire Update
North Carolina State University Extension Forestry - Raleigh, NC
Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies
Curtis R Hopkins, Ph.D. - Executive Secretary - Flora, MS
Specialty Crop Block Grant Program
- Austin, TX
Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Dallas
Dr. Jeanmarie Verchot - Center Director - Dallas, TX
Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Overton
- Overton, TX
Texas A&M AgriLife Research Center Uvalde
Kathleen Greer - District Extension Administrator - Uvalde, TX
Texas A&M AgriLife Water Education Network
- College Station, TX
Texas A&M Forest Service
- College Station, TX
Texas A&M Natural Resources Institute (NRI)
- College Station, TX
Texas Alliance for Water Conservation (TAWC)
- Lubbock, TX
Texas Coastal Management Program
Texas General Land Office - Austin, TX
Texas Coastal Wetlands
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension/SeaGrant - Houston, TX
Texas Conservation Action Plan
TPWD - Austin, TX
Texas Emissions Reduction Plan (TERP)
- Austin, TX
Texas Equine Incentive Program
- Austin, TX
Texas Farm and Ranch Lands Conservation Program
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department - Austin, TX
Texas Prairie Wetlands Project (TPWP)
Taylor Abshier - Biologist - Richmond, TX
Texas Private Lands and Habitat Program
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Wildlife Division - Austin, TX
Texas Southern Pine Beetle Prevention Cost Share Program
Shane Harrington - Program Manager - College Station, TX
Texas Superstar®
Brent Pemberton - Texas A&M University Agricultural Research and Extension Center - Overton, TX
Texas Water Resources Institute
- College Station, TX
Texas Wildlife Diversity Program
John Davis - Program Director - Austin, TX
Texas Youth Hunting Program
Chris Mitchell - Director - San Antonio, TX
UNT Quail
- Denton, TX
Whitewater to Bluewater Project
Lisa Havel - Atlantic Coastal Fish Habitat Partnership Coordinator - Arlington, VA
Wildlife Habitat Assessment Program
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department - Austin, TX
Young Farmer Grant Program
Texas Department of Agriculture - Austin, TX
Young Farmer Interest Rate Reduction Program
- Austin, TX
Water Conservation
Edwards Aquifer Protection Program
Phillip Covington - Special Projects Manager - San Antonio, TX
Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System
- College Station, TX
Gulf Restoration Network
- New Orleans, LA
Lower Colorado River Basin Coalition
- Austin, TX
Lower Mississippi Valley Joint Venture
Keith McKnight - Coordinator - Vicksburg, MS
Meadows Center for Water and the Environment
Andrew Sansom, Ph.D - Executive Director - San Marcos, TX
Moore-Odom Wildlife Foundation, Inc.
Jennie Scalfano - Director / Vice President - Orange, TX
Rainwater Harvesting - Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
Dotty Woodson - Extension Program Specialist – Water Resources - Dallas, TX
Restore America's Estuaries
- Arlington, VA
San Marcos River Foundation
- San Marcos, TX
Save Texas Water
Water Conservation Advisory Council - Austin, TX
Save Water Texas
TX
Surface Water Quality Bureau
Abraham Franklin - Program Manager - Santa Fe, NM
Texas A&M AgriLife Water Education Network
- College Station, TX
Texas A&M Natural Resources Institute (NRI)
- College Station, TX
Texas Alliance for Water Conservation (TAWC)
- Lubbock, TX
Texas Living Waters Project
- Austin, TX
Texas Project for Ag Water Efficiency (AWE)
- Harlingen, TX
Texas Smartscape
- Arlington, TX
Texas Water Conservation Association
- Austin, TX
Texas Water Foundation
- Austin, TX
Texas Water Resources Institute
- College Station, TX
Texas Water Smart
- Nacogdoches, TX
WestWater Research, LLC
Clay Landry - Managing Director - Boise, ID
Water Districts and Associations
Barton Springs/Edwards Aquifer Conservation District
- Austin, TX
Bluebonnet Groundwater Conservation District
- Navasota, TX
Brazos Valley Groundwater Conservation District
- Hearne, TX
Clearwater Underground Water Conservation District
- Belton, TX
Coastal Bend Groundwater Conservation District
- Wharton, TX
Colorado County Groundwater Conservation District
- Columbus, TX
Comal Trinity Groundwater Conservation District
- Spring Branch, TX
Edwards Aquifer Authority
- San Antonio, TX
Evergreen Underground Water Conservation District
- Pleasanton, TX
Fannin Soil & Water Conservation District
- Bonham, TX
Fayette County Groundwater Conservation District
- La Grange, TX
Gonzales County Underground Water Conservation District
- Gonzales, TX
Guadalupe County Groundwater Conservation District
- Seguin, TX
Hays Trinity Groundwater Conservation District
- Dripping Springs, TX
Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District
- Conroe, TX
Lost Pines Groundwater Conservation District
- Smithville, TX
Medina County Groundwater Conservation District
- Hondo, TX
Mid-East Texas Groundwater Conservation District
- Madisonville, TX
Neches and Trinity Valleys Groundwater Conservation District
- Jacksonville, TX
North Texas Groundwater Conservation District
- Gainesville, TX
Northern Trinity Groundwater Conservation District
- Fort Worth, TX
Pecan Valley Groundwater Conservation District
- Cuero, TX
Plum Creek Conservation District
- Lockhart, TX
Post Oak Savannah Groundwater Conservation District
- Milano, TX
Prairielands Groundwater Conservation District
- Cleburne, TX
Red River Groundwater Conservation District
- Sherman, TX
Save Texas Water
Water Conservation Advisory Council - Austin, TX
South Central Texas Regional Water Planning Group
- San Antonio, TX
Southern Trinity Groundwater Conservation District
- Waco, TX
Texas Alliance for Water Conservation (TAWC)
- Lubbock, TX
Texas Alliance of Groundwater Districts (TAGD)
- Austin, TX
Trinity Glen Rose Groundwater Conservation District
- San Antonio, TX

 Irrigation

   
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Lawn Irrigation Guide - An Easy Way to Save Water
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Lawn irrigation accounts for nearly half of homeowner water usage. Many homeowners irrigate too often and for too short a period to meet lawn and especially landscaping (tree and shrub) needs.

 

Water Quality Management Program - Managing and Abating Agricultural & Silvicultural Nonpoint Source Polluation
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A WQMP is a site-specific plan developed through and approved by soil and water conservation districts for agricultural or silvicultural lands.

 

Understanding Best Management Practices - Water Conservation Best Management Practices
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The best management practices identified in the guides are offered to the state's regional water planning groups, water providers, and water users as a tool for planning and designing effective water conservation programs.& ...

 

Agricultural Water Conservation Irrigation Water Use Management Best Management Practices
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This booklet discusses Irrigation Scheduling, Measurement of Irrigation Water Use, Crop Residue Management and Conservation Tillage, Irrigation Audit.

 

Agricultural Water Conservation Best Management Practices Overview
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This brochure details recommendations for Texas agriculture water conservation practices.  It also describes what types of assistance government entities can provide and gives an overview of the Texas Water Development Board.

 

Conserving Water Outdoors
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In the summer, outdoor water use can account for 50 to 80 percent of home water use.

 

Water Conserving Tips
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Using water more efficiently will not only save money but, more importantly, will also help protect the quality of life of future Texans.

 

A Watering Guide for Texas Landscape
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You don't have to give up having an aesthetically pleasing lawn to conserve water. It is important for homeowners who want to enjoy lawns but are concerned about conservation to realize lawns don't waste water, people do!  There are positive features of lawns as recreational surfaces that reduce heat loads, noise, and water and air pollution.& ...

 

How Do Texas Ag Producers Deal With Drought?
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All Texans are challenged to conserve our limited surface water and groundwater supplies. Learn how Texas farmers and ranchers are leading the way in water conservation.

 

Water Resource Management in the West
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Policy Resolution 2014-03: As the preeminent authority on water management within their boundaries, states have the right to develop, use, control and distribute the surface water and groundwater located within their boundaries, subject to international treaties and interstate agreements and judicial decrees.

 

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There are 14 resources serving Blackland Prairie Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Irrigation Organizations & Professionals serving Blackland Prairie Region
Irrigation Suppliers and Contractors
ABM Irrigation Co.
- Needville, TX
Agri Drain
Charlie Schafer - President - Adair, IA
Agua Irrigation
- Austin, TX
BountiGel
mOasis Inc - Union City, CA
Charles Hutton
All About Wells & Service, LLC - Water Well Driller & Pump Installer - Texarkana, TX
Eco-Drip
- Lubbock, TX
Fugen Dou
Water Resource Specialist - AgriLife Research - Beaumont AREC - Beaumont, TX
Maximized Water Management LLC
William (Bill) Fuchs - Owner - Chester, ID
Netafim Drip-Micro Irrigation Products
Netafim USA - Fresno, CA
Pro Irrigation
- Marlin, TX
Pump Monitor
PowWow Energy, Inc. - Sunnyvale, CA
Reinke Manufacturing Company, Inc.
Chris Roth - President - Deshler, NE
Tule Evapotranspiration
Tule Technologies Inc - Tom Shapland - Concord, CA
Williams Welding and Construction
- Dublin, TX

 Livestock Watering

   
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Water Quality Management Program - Managing and Abating Agricultural & Silvicultural Nonpoint Source Polluation
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A WQMP is a site-specific plan developed through and approved by soil and water conservation districts for agricultural or silvicultural lands.

 

Understanding Best Management Practices - Water Conservation Best Management Practices
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The best management practices identified in the guides are offered to the state's regional water planning groups, water providers, and water users as a tool for planning and designing effective water conservation programs.& ...

 

How Do Texas Ag Producers Deal With Drought?
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All Texans are challenged to conserve our limited surface water and groundwater supplies. Learn how Texas farmers and ranchers are leading the way in water conservation.

 

Water Quality in the West
By:

Policy Resolution 2014-04: States have jurisdiction over water resource allocation decisions and are responsible for how to balance state water resource needs within Clean Water Act objectives.

 

Water Resource Management in the West
By:

Policy Resolution 2014-03: As the preeminent authority on water management within their boundaries, states have the right to develop, use, control and distribute the surface water and groundwater located within their boundaries, subject to international treaties and interstate agreements and judicial decrees.

 

 Surface Water Quality

   
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Wetlands Assistance Guide for Landowners
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The State recognizes that private landowners are stewards of a natural resource in which many of the benefits are accrued to the public. Ninety-seven percent of Texas’ land is privately owned and managed, and as such, management decisions on these lands are made by private landowners.

 

State Oil & Natural Gas Regulations Designed to Protect Water Resources
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This report is designed to equip regulators and policymakers with pertinent data and observations to consider when evaluating and revising rules in their states.

 

Petroleum Production on Agricultural Lands in Texas
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Managing Risks and Opportunities

 

State Of The Bobwhite - Grassland Conservation At A Crossroads
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This first annual “State of the Bobwhite” report by the National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative (NBCI) and the National Bobwhite Technical Committee (NBTC) provides a snapshot of the population, hunting, and conservation status of the northern bobwhite, Colinus virginianus.

 

Gulf Coastal Plains and Ozarks Landscape Conservation Cooperative 2012 Annual Report
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Mission: The Gulf Coastal Plains and Ozarks Landscape Conservation Cooperative articulates a shared vision for sustainable natural and cultural resources in the face of a changing climate and other threats; fosters a cooperative capacity within the conservation community to meet the challenges of achieving that vision; and facilitates the refinement of that vision through targeted evaluation over time.

 

Fisheries of the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, and South Atlantic; Reef Fish Fishery of the Gulf of Mexico; Gag Management Measures
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NMFS implements management measures described in a framework action to the Fishery Management Plan for the Reef Fish Resources of the Gulf of Mexico (FMP), as prepared by the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (Council).

 

SeaStates 2013 - How Well Does Your State Protect Your Coastal Waters?
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Here, using publicly available information, the Marine Conservation Institute and Mission Blue present the first scientifically rigorous quantitative account of no-take marine reserves in the waters of US coastal states and territories.

 

Drinking Water Standards
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This publication explains the federal safety standards for drinking water provided by public water supply systems.  It discusses the legal requirements for public water supplies, the maximum level allowed for contaminants in the water, and the potential health effects of each contaminant regulated.

 

Rainwater Harvesting
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Homeowners and landowners can build simple or complex systems to capture, store and use rainwater to water their landscape plants. 

 

Texas Statewide Assessment of Forest Ecosystem Services - A Comprehensive Analysis of the Regulating and Cultural Services Provided by Texas Forests
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The value of traditional goods, such as timber, from Texas’ forests has long been recognized to be of economic  importance to society.

 

Water Quality Management Program - Managing and Abating Agricultural & Silvicultural Nonpoint Source Polluation
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A WQMP is a site-specific plan developed through and approved by soil and water conservation districts for agricultural or silvicultural lands.

 

Managing Nuisance Aquatic Plants
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Exotic plants can interfere with boating, fishing, swimming and other recreational activities. They can also hinder water movement, affect fish populations and reduce water quality.

 

Managing Riparian Habitats for Wildlife
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The majority of riparian wetlands in Texas are characterized by bottomland hardwood forests, which are ecosystems that experience periodic overbank flooding from adjacent rivers or major streams.

 

Texas Wetlands Conservation Plan
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Texas’ wetlands are among its most valuable natural resources. These lands provide many economic and ecological benefits, including flood control, improved water quality, harvestable products, and habitat for our abundant fish, shellfish and wildlife resources.

 

Land and Water Resources Conservation and Recreation Plan 2013
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The 77th Legislature directed the Department to develop a comprehensive and strategic document known as the Land and Water Resources Conservation and Recreation Plan (Land & Water Plan).

 

Understanding Best Management Practices - Water Conservation Best Management Practices
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The best management practices identified in the guides are offered to the state's regional water planning groups, water providers, and water users as a tool for planning and designing effective water conservation programs.& ...

 

Wildfire Recovery Soil Erosion Control Practice Guide
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This technical guide is intended to help landowners and natural resource managers in the process of selecting and implementing various post-fire erosion control practices.

 

Wildfire Recovery - Protecting Your Property From Soil Erosion
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This technical guide identifies important BMPs and precautions that should be taken following a wildfire to protect water quality and reduce the risk of soil erosion.

 

Cleaner Water Naturally
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Whether you take a hands-on approach, or watch it from a distance, it is important to actively manage your forest in order to produce clean water.

 

Conserving Water Outdoors
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In the summer, outdoor water use can account for 50 to 80 percent of home water use.

 

Conserving Water Indoors
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You can easily save a minimum of 20 gallons per day just by installing water-efficient fixtures and reducing leaks.

 

EPA Cannot Regulate Stormwater Flow, Only Pollutants in Stormwater
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A federal court held last month that the Environmental Protection Agency cannot regulate storm water flow in setting a total maximum daily load for impaired waters under the Clean Water Act.

 

Water Conserving Tips
By:

Using water more efficiently will not only save money but, more importantly, will also help protect the quality of life of future Texans.

 

Water for Texas - 2012 State Water Plan
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Water Conservation for Industries, Businesses, and Institutions
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With rising costs of operations for many businesses, conserving water is one way to cut costs without compromising services.

 

How Do Texas Ag Producers Deal With Drought?
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All Texans are challenged to conserve our limited surface water and groundwater supplies. Learn how Texas farmers and ranchers are leading the way in water conservation.

 

Updates on TWDB’s Innovative Water Technology Programs
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ABSTRACT A summary of the 2011 Regional Water Plans projects that by 2060 the state will need 8.5 million acre-feet per year of new water supplies under drought of record conditions.

 

Water Quality in the West
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Policy Resolution 2014-04: States have jurisdiction over water resource allocation decisions and are responsible for how to balance state water resource needs within Clean Water Act objectives.

 

Water Resource Management in the West
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Policy Resolution 2014-03: As the preeminent authority on water management within their boundaries, states have the right to develop, use, control and distribute the surface water and groundwater located within their boundaries, subject to international treaties and interstate agreements and judicial decrees.

 

Giving Credit Where Credit Is Due - Increasing Landowner Compensation for Ecosystem Services
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This report provides an overview of existing payment programs and markets, and discusses the concepts of bundling and stacking, offer policy recommendations, and provides examples of current efforts to more effectively integrate payment opportunities for landowners.

 

Getting Paid for Stewardship - An Agricultural Community Water Quality Trading Guide
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Agricultural producers are finding opportunities to get paid for their stewardship activities through water quality trading. Generally, they sell the amount of nutrients or sediment reduced by conservation practices.

 

The Path Forward to Restoring the Gulf Coast - A Proposed Comprehensive Plan
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Summary of region-wide preliminary collaborations among Gulf states (Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas) affected by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, as mandated by the RESTORE Act, to ensure and promote long-term environmental and economic health of the Gulf Coast.

 

Updated 2013 Gulf of Mexico Red Snapper Recreational Season Length Estimates
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In February 2013, the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council requested the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) promulgate an emergency rule for the 2013 recreational red snapper season.

 

A Land Conservation Vision for the Gulf of Mexico Region
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The Gulf Partnership is committed to Strategic Conservation, the identification of the most important areas in a region for conservation, restoration and long-term management.

 

Conservation buffers - wildlife benefits in Southeastern agricultural systems
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Conservation buffers such as filter strips, riparian buffers, grassed waterways, and field borders are especially applicable to southeastern landscapes and have multiple environmental benefits while serving to significantly improve wildlife habitats.

 

Bobwhite and Upland Songbird Response to CCRP Practice CP33, Habitat Buffers for Upland Birds
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Summary Findings The Habitat Buffers for Upland Birds practice (CP33) is the first Federal conservation practice to target species-specific population recovery goals of a national wildlife conservation initiative (the Northern Bobwhite Conservation Initiative).

 

Algal Blooms, Scums and Mats in Ponds
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This brief document is full of photos that will help landowners to determine what form of algae they may have.  It describes the major types, their causes, effects, and what can be done to manage algal blooms.

 

Show Surface Water Quality Organizations & Professionals (355)
There are 355 resources serving Blackland Prairie Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Surface Water Quality Organizations & Professionals serving Blackland Prairie Region
Biologists / Ecologists
Advanced Ecology, LTD.
Keith Webb - Environmental Operations Manager - Center, TX
Alec King
Plateau Land & Wildlife Management - Wildlife Services Technician I - Austin, TX
Andrew Eberly
Plateau Land & Wildlife Management - Wildlife Services Technician I - Austin, TX
Austin D Carroll
Wiregrass Ecological Associates - President - Gulfport, MS
Beyrl Armstrong
Plateau Land & Wildlife Management - Co-Founder - Austin, TX
Blair Wildlife Consulting
Jenny Blair, C.W.B. - Principal - Kyle, TX
Brian Gottschalk
Adams Environmental - Sr. Environmental Scientist and Project Manager - San Antonio, TX
Chris Jewett
Native Establishments - Wildlife Biologist - Lubbock, TX
Clay Whitfill
Plateau Land & Wildlife Management - Region Manager - Austin, TX
Courtney Jasik
Resource and Land Management, Inc. - Rangeland Ecologist - Pleasanton, TX
Curtis Hodges Jr.
- Commercial Certified and Insured Prescribed Burn Manager, Certified Wildlife Biologist, GIS Specialist - Gatesville, TX
Damon Speidel
Plateau Land & Wildlife Management - Wildlife Services Technician III - Austin, TX
David Riley
Plateau Land & Wildlife Management - Staff Biologist I - Austin, TX
Dusty Alexander
Plateau Land & Wildlife Management - Region Manager - Austin, TX
Eco-Asset Solutions & Innovations LLC
William Coleman - Co-Founder & CEO - Redwood City, CA
Eric Keith
Project Manager - Raven Environmental Services, Inc. - Huntsville, TX
Greg Simons
Wildlife Consultants, Inc. - Wildlife Biologist - San Angelo, TX
Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System
- College Station, TX
Hicks & Company
- Austin, TX
Hill Country Conservancy
Frank Davis - Chief Conservation Officer - Austin, TX
Hydrex Environmental, Inc.
Environmental Scientist - Clayton Collier - Nacogdoches, TX
James Armstrong
Rare Earth Science, LLC - Principal Geologist / Environmental Scientist - Gunnison, CO
James Hall
Plateau Land & Wildlife Management - Staff Biologist II - Austin, TX
Joe Hamrick
Compliance and Wildlife - Raven Environmental Services, Inc. - Huntsville, TX
John J. Kuhl
Hicks and Company - Austin, TX
John Marksberry
Bird & Crawford Forestry - Forester / Wildlife Biologist - Center, TX
Jonathan Fife
Burns Forestry - Forester/Wildlife Biologist - Crockett, TX
Kyle Lassiter
Plateau Land & Wildlife Management - Staff Biologist I - Austin, TX
Kyndal Anderson
Plateau Land & Wildlife Management - Staff Biologist I - Austin, TX
Landowner Incentive Program
Arlene Kalmbach - TPWD LIP Coordinator - Austin, TX
Lisa Campbell
Water Resource Specialist - TAMU - Oceanography - College Station, TX
Lynn Kitchen, Ph.D.
Adams Environmental - Vice President - San Antonio, TX
Mark Gray
Plateau Land & Wildlife Management - Staff Biologist I - Austin, TX
Mark Hefner
Plateau Land & Wildlife Management - Staff Biologist I - Austin, TX
Michael A. Petter
Resource & Land Management, Inc. - President - Pleasanton, TX
Nicholas Kolbe
Kolbe Ranches and Wildlife Consulting - Wildlife Biologist/Realtor - Seguin, TX
Nick Fisher
Plateau Land & Wildlife Management - Wildlife Services Technician - Austin, TX
Private Lands Biologist Program
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department - Austin, TX
Ruben Cantu
Wildlife Consultants, Inc. - Certified Wildlife Biologist, Certified Professional Rangeland Management - San Angelo, TX
Rufus Stephens
Rufus Wildlife Consulting - Wildlife Biologist/Ecologist - Boerne, TX
Sarah Kahlich
Plateau Land & Wildlife Management - Senior Wildlife Biologist - Austin, TX
Shane Kiefer
Plateau Land & Wildlife Management - Director of Ecological Services - Austin, TX
Shantel Porterfield
Plateau Land & Wildlife Management - Staff Biologist - Austin, TX
Siglo Group
Jonathan Ogren - Principal and Environmental Planner - Austin, TX
Sphere 3-Environmental
- Longview, TX
Steve Nelle
Private Independent Land Management Consulting - Wildlife Biologist / Rangeland Specialist - San Angelo, TX
Texas Brigades
- New Braunfels, TX
Texas Cooperative Fish & Wildlife Research Unit
Clint Boal - Unit Scientist - Lubbock, TX
Texas Parks & Wildlife Department Urban Wildlife Program
Richard Heilbrun - Conservation Outreach Program Leader - Cedar Hill, TX
Texas Wildlife Management
Lin Poor, M.S. - Certified Wildlife Biologist - Austin, TX
Thomas DeWitt
Associate Professor - College Station, TX
UNT Quail
- Denton, TX
Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies Lesser Prairie-Chicken
Sean Kyle - Lesser Prairie Chicken Program Manager - Topeka, KS
Whitenton Group, Inc.
- San Marcos, TX
Fisheries Biologists
Austin D Carroll
Wiregrass Ecological Associates - President - Gulfport, MS
Barak Shemai
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Southwest Region - Aquatic Invasive Species Coordinator - Albuquerque, NM
Clint Wilson
Overton Fisheries, Inc. - Buffalo, TX
Ecoresource Solutions Inc
Tony Byrne - President/Principal Ecologist - Arvada, CO
Herrmann's Fish Farm
Jon Herrmann - Owner and Manager - Robstown, TX
James Ballard
Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commision - Sport Fish Restoration Administrative Program Coordinator - Ocean Springs, MS
Johnson Lake Management
- San Marcos, TX
Landowner Incentive Program
Arlene Kalmbach - TPWD LIP Coordinator - Austin, TX
Lochow Ranch - Pond & Lake Management
- Bryan, TX
Lower Mississippi Valley Joint Venture
Keith McKnight - Coordinator - Vicksburg, MS
Overton Fisheries, Inc.
Todd and Kathy Overton - Owners - Buffalo, TX
Ross Carrie
Raven Environmental Services, Inc. - President - Huntsville, TX
SOLitude Lake Management
Paul Dorsett - Bryan, TX
Southern Sportsman Aquatics & Land Management
Scott Brown - Owner - Advance, NC
Texas Pro Lake Management
Steve Bardin - Comanche, TX
Thomas DeWitt
Associate Professor - College Station, TX
Todd Sink
Associate Professor & Fisheries Specialist - Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service - College Station, TX
Tyler Fish Farm
Bob Waldrop - Owner - Ben Wheeler, TX
Government Agencies
Angleton Area Office
USDA Rural Development - Angleton, TX
Arlington Ecological Services Field Office
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Arlington, TX
Austin Ecological Services Field Office
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Austin, TX
Bryan Area Office
USDA Rural Development - Bryan, TX
Bureau of Land Management
Nikki Haskett - Office of National Conservation Lands and Community Partnerships - Washington, DC
Bureau of Reclamation
- Washington, DC
Canton Area Office
USDA Rural Development - Canton, TX
Corpus Christi Field Office
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Corpus Christi, TX
East Texas Sub-office
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Nacogdoches, TX
Ecological Services Regional Office
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Albuquerque, NM
Edna Area Office
USDA Rural Development - Edna, TX
Edwards Aquifer Protection Program
Phillip Covington - Special Projects Manager - San Antonio, TX
Fort Worth Area Regional Office
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department - Haltom City, TX
Forth Worth Forestry Section
Rustin Stephens - City Forester - Fort Worth, TX
Fredericksburg Area Office
USDA Rural Development - Fredericksburg, TX
Garland Regional Office
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department - Garland, TX
Georgetown Area Office
USDA Rural Development - Georgetown, TX
Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council
Doug Gregory - Executive Director - Tampa, FL
Hillsboro Area Office
USDA Rural Development - Hillsboro, TX
Huntsville Area Office
USDA Rural Development - Huntsville, TX
McKinney Area Office
USDA Rural Development - McKinney, TX
Monarch Conservation Science Partnership
- LA Crosse, WI
Mount Pleasant Area Office
USDA Rural Development - Mount Pleasant, TX
Mount Pleasant Regional Office
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department - Mount Pleasant, TX
National Invasive Species Council
U.S. Department of the Interior - Washington, DC
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
- Washington, DC
National Park Service
- Washington, DC
National Resources Conservation Service - Texas
Kristy Oates - State Conservationist - Temple, TX
New Mexico State Office
Bureau of Land Management - Santa Fe, NM
NRCS National Water Quality Initiative
- Washington, DC
Railroad Commission of Texas
- Austin, TX
San Antonio Regional Office
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department - San Antonio, TX
Seguin Area Office
USDA Rural Development - Seguin, TX
Smokey Bear - Wildfire Prevention
USDA Forest Service - Washington, DC
Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies
Curtis R Hopkins, Ph.D. - Executive Secretary - Flora, MS
State and Private Forestry
USDA Forest Service - Office of Communication - Washington, DC
Temple Regional Office
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department - Temple, TX
Texas A&M Forest Service
- College Station, TX
Texas Department of Agriculture
- Austin, TX
Texas Farm and Ranch Lands Conservation Program
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department - Austin, TX
Texas Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service - Melanie Dabovich - San Marcos, TX
Texas General Land Office
George P Bush - Commissioner - Austin, TX
Texas Oak Wilt Partnership
- College Station, TX
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
- Austin, TX
Texas Private Lands and Habitat Program
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Wildlife Division - Austin, TX
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
- Washington, DC
U.S. Department of Agriculture
- Washington, DC
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service - Southwest Region
Amy Lueders - Regional Director - Albuquerque, NM
U.S. Forest Service
U.S. Department of Agriculture - Washington, DC
United States Fish and Wildlife Service
Department of the Interior - Washington, DC
US Natural Resources Conservation Service
- Washington, DC
USDA Rural Development - Texas Office
- Temple, TX
Waco Regional Office
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department - Waco, TX
West Texas Sub-office
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Lubbock, TX
Western Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies
- Cheyenne, WY
Western Governors’ Association
James Ogsbury - Executive Director - Denver, CO
Wildlife Habitat Assessment Program
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department - Austin, TX
Riparian and Wetlands Specialists
Advanced Ecology, LTD.
Keith Webb - Environmental Operations Manager - Center, TX
Aquatic Features, Inc.
- Austin, TX
Bayou Preservation Association
- Houston, TX
Blair Wildlife Consulting
Jenny Blair, C.W.B. - Principal - Kyle, TX
Brian Gottschalk
Adams Environmental - Sr. Environmental Scientist and Project Manager - San Antonio, TX
Daniel B. Stephens & Associates, Inc.
Janet Wolfe - Director of Marketing and Communications - Albuquerque, NM
Ecoresource Solutions Inc
Tony Byrne - President/Principal Ecologist - Arvada, CO
Eric Keith
Project Manager - Raven Environmental Services, Inc. - Huntsville, TX
Goshawk Environmental Consulting Inc.
Zane Homesley - Founder/President - Austin, TX
Horizon Environmental Services, Inc.
- Austin, TX
Houston Advanced Research Center (HARC)
Lisa Gonzalez - President and CEO - The Woodlands, TX
James Ballard
Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commision - Sport Fish Restoration Administrative Program Coordinator - Ocean Springs, MS
Jason Theriot
The Earth Partners - Houston, TX
John J. Kuhl
Hicks and Company - Austin, TX
Johnson Lake Management
- San Marcos, TX
Kevin Mundorff
Raven Environmental Services, Inc. - Prescribed Burn Manger - Huntsville, TX
Lochow Ranch - Pond & Lake Management
- Bryan, TX
Lower Mississippi Valley Joint Venture
Keith McKnight - Coordinator - Vicksburg, MS
Marstel-Day, LLC
- Fredericksburg, VA
Meadows Center for Water and the Environment
Andrew Sansom, Ph.D - Executive Director - San Marcos, TX
Preservation Texas
- Austin, TX
Robert Veldman
K·Coe Conservation - Senior Land Management Consultant - Loveland, CO
Society for Range Management
- Littleton, CO
Southern Sportsman Aquatics & Land Management
Scott Brown - Owner - Advance, NC
Steve Nelle
Private Independent Land Management Consulting - Wildlife Biologist / Rangeland Specialist - San Angelo, TX
TGE Resources, Inc.
Robin Franks, P.G., CHMM, RSO - President/Principal - Houston, TX
Whitenton Group, Inc.
- San Marcos, TX
Soil / Water Testing Labs
Agricultural Consulting Services (ACS)
- Ithaca, NY
CropDocs
Justin Tuggle - Stephenville, TX
David Allen Reinart
Better Harvest Inc. - Dumas, TX
DBSA Soil Testing & Research Laboratory
Joleen Hines - Laboratory Manager - Albuquerque, NM
Ecoresource Solutions Inc
Tony Byrne - President/Principal Ecologist - Arvada, CO
Johnson Lake Management
- San Marcos, TX
Kagan Lane Randolph
Wilbur Ellis Company - Field Sales Agronomist - Sunray, TX
KETOS
- Milpitas, CA
Monarch Butterflies & Milkweed in Texas
Janis Bush, Ph.D., The University of Texas at San Antonio - Program Director - San Antonio, TX
Perry Agricultural Laboratory
- Bowling Green, MO
Resource Analytical & Management Group, LLC
Billy K. Lemons - President & Principal Consultant - Nacogdoches, TX
TPS Lab - Your Crop's Dieticians
- Edinburg, TX
William H. Durham
Central National Technology Support Center USDA NRCS - Soil Health Specialist, National Soils Health Division - Fort Worth, TX
State Funding / Technical Resources
Agricultural Loan Guarantee Program - Texas
Mindy Fryer - Grant Coordinator - Austin, TX
Agricultural Water Conservation Loan Program
Tom Entsminger - Texas Water Development Board - Austin, TX
Center for Invasive Species Eradication (CISE)
Texas Water Resources Institute - College Station, TX
Economic Development Program
Burl Carraway - Department Head, Sustainable Forestry - College Station, TX
Ecosystem Service Management
Texas Agrilife Extension - College Station, TX
Edwards Aquifer Protection Program
Phillip Covington - Special Projects Manager - San Antonio, TX
Endangered Species and the Economy Program
- Austin, TX
Forest Stewardship Program - Texas
Shane Harrington - Program Leader - College Station, TX
GO TEXAN Partner Program
Allie Jones - Program Specialist - Austin, TX
Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System
- College Station, TX
Innovative Water Technologies
Texas Water Development Board - Austin, TX
Interest Rate Reduction Program - Texas
- Austin, TX
Landowner Incentive Program
Arlene Kalmbach - TPWD LIP Coordinator - Austin, TX
Lesser Prairie Chicken Range-wide Conservation Plan
Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies - Boise, ID
LIP Conserving Texas Rivers Funding Series
Arlene Kalmbach - TPWD LIP Coordinator - Austin, TX
LIP Partners Watershed Funding Series
Arlene Kalmbach - TPWD LIP Coordinator - Austin, TX
Monarch Butterflies & Milkweed in Texas
Janis Bush, Ph.D., The University of Texas at San Antonio - Program Director - San Antonio, TX
National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative
John Doty - Communications Director - Knoxville, TN
Nongame and Rare Species Program
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department - Austin, TX
Pastures For Upland Birds - Post Oak Savannah and Blackland Prairie Wildlife Management
TPWD - Austin, TX
Pecos Watershed Conservation Initiative
Kirstin Neff - Manager, Southwest Rivers Program - Denver, CO
Rainwater Harvesting - Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
Dotty Woodson - Extension Program Specialist – Water Resources - Dallas, TX
Southeast Prescribed Fire Update
North Carolina State University Extension Forestry - Raleigh, NC
Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies
Curtis R Hopkins, Ph.D. - Executive Secretary - Flora, MS
Specialty Crop Block Grant Program
- Austin, TX
Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Dallas
Dr. Jeanmarie Verchot - Center Director - Dallas, TX
Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Overton
- Overton, TX
Texas A&M AgriLife Research Center Uvalde
Kathleen Greer - District Extension Administrator - Uvalde, TX
Texas A&M AgriLife Water Education Network
- College Station, TX
Texas A&M Forest Service
- College Station, TX
Texas A&M Natural Resources Institute (NRI)
- College Station, TX
Texas Alliance for Water Conservation (TAWC)
- Lubbock, TX
Texas Coastal Management Program
Texas General Land Office - Austin, TX
Texas Coastal Wetlands
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension/SeaGrant - Houston, TX
Texas Conservation Action Plan
TPWD - Austin, TX
Texas Emissions Reduction Plan (TERP)
- Austin, TX
Texas Equine Incentive Program
- Austin, TX
Texas Farm and Ranch Lands Conservation Program
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department - Austin, TX
Texas Prairie Wetlands Project (TPWP)
Taylor Abshier - Biologist - Richmond, TX
Texas Private Lands and Habitat Program
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Wildlife Division - Austin, TX
Texas Southern Pine Beetle Prevention Cost Share Program
Shane Harrington - Program Manager - College Station, TX
Texas Superstar®
Brent Pemberton - Texas A&M University Agricultural Research and Extension Center - Overton, TX
Texas Water Resources Institute
- College Station, TX
Texas Wildlife Diversity Program
John Davis - Program Director - Austin, TX
Texas Youth Hunting Program
Chris Mitchell - Director - San Antonio, TX
UNT Quail
- Denton, TX
Whitewater to Bluewater Project
Lisa Havel - Atlantic Coastal Fish Habitat Partnership Coordinator - Arlington, VA
Wildlife Habitat Assessment Program
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department - Austin, TX
Young Farmer Grant Program
Texas Department of Agriculture - Austin, TX
Young Farmer Interest Rate Reduction Program
- Austin, TX
Water Conservation
Edwards Aquifer Protection Program
Phillip Covington - Special Projects Manager - San Antonio, TX
Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System
- College Station, TX
Gulf Restoration Network
- New Orleans, LA
Lower Colorado River Basin Coalition
- Austin, TX
Lower Mississippi Valley Joint Venture
Keith McKnight - Coordinator - Vicksburg, MS
Meadows Center for Water and the Environment
Andrew Sansom, Ph.D - Executive Director - San Marcos, TX
Moore-Odom Wildlife Foundation, Inc.
Jennie Scalfano - Director / Vice President - Orange, TX
Rainwater Harvesting - Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
Dotty Woodson - Extension Program Specialist – Water Resources - Dallas, TX
Restore America's Estuaries
- Arlington, VA
San Marcos River Foundation
- San Marcos, TX
Save Texas Water
Water Conservation Advisory Council - Austin, TX
Save Water Texas
TX
Surface Water Quality Bureau
Abraham Franklin - Program Manager - Santa Fe, NM
Texas A&M AgriLife Water Education Network
- College Station, TX
Texas A&M Natural Resources Institute (NRI)
- College Station, TX
Texas Alliance for Water Conservation (TAWC)
- Lubbock, TX
Texas Living Waters Project
- Austin, TX
Texas Project for Ag Water Efficiency (AWE)
- Harlingen, TX
Texas Smartscape
- Arlington, TX
Texas Water Conservation Association
- Austin, TX
Texas Water Foundation
- Austin, TX
Texas Water Resources Institute
- College Station, TX
Texas Water Smart
- Nacogdoches, TX
WestWater Research, LLC
Clay Landry - Managing Director - Boise, ID
Water Districts and Associations
Barton Springs/Edwards Aquifer Conservation District
- Austin, TX
Bluebonnet Groundwater Conservation District
- Navasota, TX
Brazos Valley Groundwater Conservation District
- Hearne, TX
Clearwater Underground Water Conservation District
- Belton, TX
Coastal Bend Groundwater Conservation District
- Wharton, TX
Colorado County Groundwater Conservation District
- Columbus, TX
Comal Trinity Groundwater Conservation District
- Spring Branch, TX
Edwards Aquifer Authority
- San Antonio, TX
Evergreen Underground Water Conservation District
- Pleasanton, TX
Fannin Soil & Water Conservation District
- Bonham, TX
Fayette County Groundwater Conservation District
- La Grange, TX
Gonzales County Underground Water Conservation District
- Gonzales, TX
Guadalupe County Groundwater Conservation District
- Seguin, TX
Hays Trinity Groundwater Conservation District
- Dripping Springs, TX
Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District
- Conroe, TX
Lost Pines Groundwater Conservation District
- Smithville, TX
Medina County Groundwater Conservation District
- Hondo, TX
Mid-East Texas Groundwater Conservation District
- Madisonville, TX
Neches and Trinity Valleys Groundwater Conservation District
- Jacksonville, TX
North Texas Groundwater Conservation District
- Gainesville, TX
Northern Trinity Groundwater Conservation District
- Fort Worth, TX
Pecan Valley Groundwater Conservation District
- Cuero, TX
Plum Creek Conservation District
- Lockhart, TX
Post Oak Savannah Groundwater Conservation District
- Milano, TX
Prairielands Groundwater Conservation District
- Cleburne, TX
Red River Groundwater Conservation District
- Sherman, TX
Save Texas Water
Water Conservation Advisory Council - Austin, TX
South Central Texas Regional Water Planning Group
- San Antonio, TX
Southern Trinity Groundwater Conservation District
- Waco, TX
Texas Alliance for Water Conservation (TAWC)
- Lubbock, TX
Texas Alliance of Groundwater Districts (TAGD)
- Austin, TX
Trinity Glen Rose Groundwater Conservation District
- San Antonio, TX
Wildlife / Habitat Specialists
Alec King
Plateau Land & Wildlife Management - Wildlife Services Technician I - Austin, TX
Andrew Eberly
Plateau Land & Wildlife Management - Wildlife Services Technician I - Austin, TX
Austin D Carroll
Wiregrass Ecological Associates - President - Gulfport, MS
Beyrl Armstrong
Plateau Land & Wildlife Management - Co-Founder - Austin, TX
Blair Wildlife Consulting
Jenny Blair, C.W.B. - Principal - Kyle, TX
Bosse Planning & Associates
- Austin, TX
Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute
- Kingsville, TX
Chris Jewett
Native Establishments - Wildlife Biologist - Lubbock, TX
Clay Whitfill
Plateau Land & Wildlife Management - Region Manager - Austin, TX
Conservation Equity Partners
- Nacogdoches, TX
Curtis Hodges Jr.
- Commercial Certified and Insured Prescribed Burn Manager, Certified Wildlife Biologist, GIS Specialist - Gatesville, TX
Damon Speidel
Plateau Land & Wildlife Management - Wildlife Services Technician III - Austin, TX
David Holdermann
Wildlife Diversity Biologist - Limestone County - TPWD - Tyler, TX
David Riley
Plateau Land & Wildlife Management - Staff Biologist I - Austin, TX
Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service - College Station, TX
DESCO Environmental Consultants, LP
- Magnolia, TX
Dusty Alexander
Plateau Land & Wildlife Management - Region Manager - Austin, TX
Ecoresource Solutions Inc
Tony Byrne - President/Principal Ecologist - Arvada, CO
Eric Keith
Project Manager - Raven Environmental Services, Inc. - Huntsville, TX
Gary A. Burns, ACF
Burns Forestry - Owner - Crockett, TX
George Miksch Sutton Avian Research Center (Sutton Center)
- Bartlesville, OK
Greg Simons
Wildlife Consultants, Inc. - Wildlife Biologist - San Angelo, TX
Gulf Coast Joint Venture
Barry Wilson, USFWS - GCJV Coordinator - Lafayette, LA
Hydrex Environmental, Inc.
Environmental Scientist - Clayton Collier - Nacogdoches, TX
Jacob Gaskamp
Wildland Systems Consulting - Wildlife Biologist - Chappell Hill, TX
James Hall
Plateau Land & Wildlife Management - Staff Biologist II - Austin, TX
Jason Raines
Acorn Forestry - Commercial Certified And Insured Prescribed Burn Manager / Forester - Lufkin, TX
Joe Hamrick
Compliance and Wildlife - Raven Environmental Services, Inc. - Huntsville, TX
John J. Kuhl
Hicks and Company - Austin, TX
Justin Penick
Acorn Forestry - Founder, President, & CEO - Lufkin, TX
Kevin Mote
District Leader - Cross Timbers Wildlife District - TPWD - May, TX
Kyle Lassiter
Plateau Land & Wildlife Management - Staff Biologist I - Austin, TX
Kyle Thigpen
Wildlife Biologist - Burns Forestry - Crockett, TX
Kyndal Anderson
Plateau Land & Wildlife Management - Staff Biologist I - Austin, TX
Landmark Wildlife Management LLC
Keith Olenick - Principal/Senior Biologist - Austin, TX
Lannie B. Philley, AFM
Delta Land & Farm Mgmt Co, LLC - Appraiser, Manager - Mer Rouge, LA
Lower Mississippi Valley Joint Venture
Keith McKnight - Coordinator - Vicksburg, MS
Lynn Kitchen, Ph.D.
Adams Environmental - Vice President - San Antonio, TX
Mark Gray
Plateau Land & Wildlife Management - Staff Biologist I - Austin, TX
Mark Hefner
Plateau Land & Wildlife Management - Staff Biologist I - Austin, TX
Matt Reidy
Wildlife Biologist - South Texas Plains Wildlife District - TPWD - Devine, TX
Michael Gardiner
West Kerr Land Holdings, LLC. - Aledo, TX
Mid-America Monarch Conservation Strategy
- Rhinelander, WI
Nathan Rains
Wildlife Diversity Biologist - Cross Timbers and Hill Country Wildlife Districts - TPWD - Cleburne, TX
Nature's Eye Consulting
Blake Hamilton - Founder, Forester & Wildlife Biologist - Lufkin, TX
Neiman Environments Inc
- Junction, TX
Nicholas Kolbe
Kolbe Ranches and Wildlife Consulting - Wildlife Biologist/Realtor - Seguin, TX
Nick Fisher
Plateau Land & Wildlife Management - Wildlife Services Technician - Austin, TX
North Central Fayette County Wildlife Management Co-op
Norman F. Schultz - President - Round Top, TX
Playa Lakes Joint Venture (PLJV)
- Erie, CO
Preservation Texas
- Austin, TX
Private Lands Biologist Program
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department - Austin, TX
Quail Coalition
- Dallas, TX
Ricky ONeill
Neeley Forestry Service, Inc. - Certified Wildlife Biologist and Certified Forester - Camden, AR
Rio Grande Joint Venture
Aimee Roberson - Joint Venture Coordinator - Alpine, TX
RiverBank Ecosystems
Adam Riggsbee, PhD - Austin, TX
Robert Veldman
K·Coe Conservation - Senior Land Management Consultant - Loveland, CO
Roel Lopez
Director - Texas A&M Natural Resources Institute - College Station, TX
Ronnie Bane
Burditt Associates - Vice President - Conroe, TX
Ross Carrie
Raven Environmental Services, Inc. - President - Huntsville, TX
Ruben Cantu
Wildlife Consultants, Inc. - Certified Wildlife Biologist, Certified Professional Rangeland Management - San Angelo, TX
Rufus Stephens
Rufus Wildlife Consulting - Wildlife Biologist/Ecologist - Boerne, TX
Sarah Kahlich
Plateau Land & Wildlife Management - Senior Wildlife Biologist - Austin, TX
Shane Kiefer
Plateau Land & Wildlife Management - Director of Ecological Services - Austin, TX
Shantel Porterfield
Plateau Land & Wildlife Management - Staff Biologist - Austin, TX
Siglo Group
Jonathan Ogren - Principal and Environmental Planner - Austin, TX
Society for Range Management
- Littleton, CO
Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies
Curtis R Hopkins, Ph.D. - Executive Secretary - Flora, MS
Southern Forestry Consultants, Inc.
- Bainbridge, GA
Southern Sportsman Aquatics & Land Management
Scott Brown - Owner - Advance, NC
Sphere 3-Environmental
- Longview, TX
Steve Nelle
Private Independent Land Management Consulting - Wildlife Biologist / Rangeland Specialist - San Angelo, TX
Teddy Reynolds, B.S.F., R.F., S.R.
Reynolds Forestry Consulting & Real Estate, PLLC - President/CEO - Magnolia, AR
Texas Brigades
- New Braunfels, TX
Texas Wildlife Diversity Program
John Davis - Program Director - Austin, TX
Thomas DeWitt
Associate Professor - College Station, TX
Trent Tienert
Wildlife Biologist, Natural Resources Specialist - South Texas Plains Wildlife District - TPWD - Gonzales, TX
UNT Quail
- Denton, TX
Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies Lesser Prairie-Chicken
Sean Kyle - Lesser Prairie Chicken Program Manager - Topeka, KS
Whitenton Group, Inc.
- San Marcos, TX

 Water for Wildlife - Native Plants

   
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Fisheries of the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, and South Atlantic; Reef Fish Fishery of the Gulf of Mexico; Gag Management Measures
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NMFS implements management measures described in a framework action to the Fishery Management Plan for the Reef Fish Resources of the Gulf of Mexico (FMP), as prepared by the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (Council).

 

Texas Statewide Assessment of Forest Ecosystem Services - A Comprehensive Analysis of the Regulating and Cultural Services Provided by Texas Forests
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The value of traditional goods, such as timber, from Texas’ forests has long been recognized to be of economic  importance to society.

 

Fragmented Lands - Changing Land Ownership in Texas
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This brochure provides information to help you make crucial decisions that address the ownership fragmentation issue and its potential impact on Texas’ rural communities and the natural resources upon which our waters, wildlife habitats, and agricultural economies are ultimately based.

 

Water Quality in the West
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Policy Resolution 2014-04: States have jurisdiction over water resource allocation decisions and are responsible for how to balance state water resource needs within Clean Water Act objectives.

 

Water Resource Management in the West
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Policy Resolution 2014-03: As the preeminent authority on water management within their boundaries, states have the right to develop, use, control and distribute the surface water and groundwater located within their boundaries, subject to international treaties and interstate agreements and judicial decrees.

 

 Water Rights - Appropriations

   
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Water Resource Management in the West
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Policy Resolution 2014-03: As the preeminent authority on water management within their boundaries, states have the right to develop, use, control and distribute the surface water and groundwater located within their boundaries, subject to international treaties and interstate agreements and judicial decrees.

 

Water Transfers in the West - Projects, Trends, and Leading Practices in Voluntary Water Trading
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Provides an overview on how the region can help meet growing demands for water with voluntary market-based sales and leases of water rights.

 

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There are 26 resources serving Blackland Prairie Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Water Rights - Appropriations Organizations & Professionals serving Blackland Prairie Region
Water Rights and Appropriations
Charles Porter
- Real Estate, Water Rights, & Construction Expert - Austin, TX
Daniel B. Stephens & Associates, Inc.
Janet Wolfe - Director of Marketing and Communications - Albuquerque, NM
Meadows Center for Water and the Environment
Andrew Sansom, Ph.D - Executive Director - San Marcos, TX
Water Rights Attorneys
Andrew J. Aelvoet
The Nunley Firm - Boerne, TX
Candace Windel
Windel Prewett PLLC - Houston, TX
Craig M. Douglas
C.M. Douglas, PLLC - Austin, TX
Darcy Alan Frownfelter
Kemp Smith LLP - Partner - Austin, TX
Eliza F. Hillhouse
Hoskin Farina & Kampf, PC - Denver, CO
Grady B. Jolley
BRANSCOMB | PC - San Antonio, TX
Helen Currie Foster
Graves Dougherty Hearon & Moody - Shareholder - Austin, TX
Jim D. Bradbury
James D. Bradbury, PLLC - Fort Worth, TX
Joseph B.C. Fitzsimons
Uhl, Fitzsimons & Jewett, PLLC - Shareholder - San Antonio, TX
Kevin L. Patrick
Patrick, Miller and Noto - Waterlaw - Aspen, CO
Kevin L. Patrick
Patrick, Miller and Noto - Basalt, CO
Kyle Ballard
Guida, Slavich & Flores, P.C - Of Counsel - Addison, TX
Leonard H. Dougal
Jackson & Walker - Austin, TX
Mountain States Legal Foundation
William Perry Pendley - President and COO - Lakewood, CO
Murray D. Feldman
Holland & Hart - Partner - Boise, ID
Nick Cramer
The Vertex Companies, Inc. - Senior Project Manager - Irving, TX
Patrick, Miller and Noto
- Aspen, CO
Rhonda S. Jolley
BRANSCOMB | PC - San Antonio, TX
Robin A. Melvin
Graves Dougherty Hearon & Moody - Of Counsel - Austin, TX
S. Jordan Smith
Jackson Walker L.L.P. - Dallas, TX
Smiley Law Firm, PC
Cynthia Smiley - Attorney/Owner - Austin, TX
Susana Canseco
BRANSCOMB | PC - San Antonio, TX
Waterlaw Patrick, Miller and Noto
Kevin L. Patrick - Denver, CO
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