Water Resources in Cross Timbers 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
By:

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
By:

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

 

Conserving Water Indoors
By:

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?
By:

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 (142)
There are 142 resources serving Cross Timbers Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Groundwater Organizations & Professionals serving Cross Timbers 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
ENVIRON
- Arlington, VA
ETTL Engineers & Consultants Inc.
Douglas E. Flatt - Chief Executive Officer - Tyler, TX
Fogarty Land and Environmental
Michael Fogarty - Earth Scientist - Canaan, NH
Gulf Engineers & Consultants
Bob Boagni, P.E. - President - Baton Rouge, LA
Horizon Environmental Services, Inc.
- Austin, TX
Houston Advanced Research Center (HARC)
Lisa Gonzalez - President and CEO - The Woodlands, TX
James Armstrong
Rare Earth Science, LLC - Principal Geologist - 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
Brownwood Area Office
USDA Rural Development - Brownwood, TX
Bureau of Land Management
Department of the Interior - Washington, DC
Decatur Area Office
USDA Rural Development - Decatur, TX
Farm Service Agency
USDA - Washington, DC
Forth Worth Forestry Section
Rustin Stephens - City Forester - Fort Worth, 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
McKinney Area Office
USDA Rural Development - McKinney, TX
National Invasive Species Council
U.S. Department of the Interior - Washington, DC
National Resources Conservation Service - Texas
Salvador Salinas - State Conservationist - Temple, TX
Natural Resources Conservation Service
USDA - Washington, DC
Ozona Area Office
USDA Rural Development - Ozona, TX
Railroad Commission of Texas
- Austin, TX
State and Private Forestry
USDA Forest Service - Office of Communication - Washington, DC
Texas A&M Forest Service
- College Station, TX
Texas Department of Agriculture
- Austin, TX
Texas General Land Office
George P Bush - Commissioner - Austin, TX
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
Carter Smith - Executive Director - 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
USDA Rural Development - Texas Office
- Temple, TX
Western Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies
- Cheyenne, WY
Western Governors’ Association
James Ogsbury - Executive Director - Denver, CO
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
ETTL Engineers & Consultants Inc.
Douglas E. Flatt - Chief Executive Officer - Tyler, TX
Fas-Line
Floyd Gilliland - Kilgore, TX
MagnaCore Drilling & Environmental Services, Inc.
Cedric Cascio - Allen, TX
Pender Water Wells
Ernest Pender - President - Texarkana, TX
Roddy Qualls Environmental Drilling
Lorraine Qualls - CEO/CFO - Fort Worth, 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
Soil / Water Testing Labs
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
Perry Agricultural Laboratory
- Bowling Green, MO
Resource Analytical & Management Group, LLC
Billy K. Lemons - President & Principal Consultant - Nacogdoches, TX
TPS Lab
- Edinburg, 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
Endangered Species and the Economy Program
Glenn Hegar - Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts - Austin, TX
Forest Stewardship Program - Texas
Shane Harrington - Program Leader - College Station, TX
GO TEXAN Partner Program
Allie Jones - Program Specialist - Austin, TX
GoodFires
Southern Group of State Foresters - Garner, NC
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
Mississippi Interstate Cooperative Resource Association
- Marion, IL
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
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 Vernon
Dale Dunlap - Extension Administrator - Vernon, TX
Texas A&M AgriLife Research San Angelo
Kerri Michalewicz - District 7 Office Manager - San Angelo, 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 Agriculture Law Blog
Tiffany Dowell Lashmet - Assistant Professor & Extension Specialist, Agricultural Law - Amarillo, TX
Texas Alliance for Water Conservation (TAWC)
- Lubbock, 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
- 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 Ranch Wildfire Program
Jim Cooper - Assistant Chief, Regional Fire Coordinator - Merkel, 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 - Grants Office - Austin, TX
Young Farmer Interest Rate Reduction Program
- Austin, TX
Water Conservation
Dixon Water Foundation
- Decatur, TX
Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System
- College Station, TX
Gulf Restoration Network
- New Orleans, LA
Meadows Center for Water and the Environment
Andrew Sansom, Ph.D - Executive Director - San Marcos, TX
Rainwater Harvesting - Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
Dotty Woodson - Extension Program Specialist – Water Resources - Dallas, TX
Restore America's Estuaries
- Arlington, VA
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)
Tom McLemore - Harlingen Irrigation District General Manager - Harlingen, TX
Texas Smartscape
- Arlington, TX
Texas Water Conservation Association
- Austin, TX
Texas Water Foundation
Carole D. Baker - President/CEO - 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
Central Texas Groundwater Conservation District
- Burnet, TX
Clearwater Underground Water Conservation District
- Belton, TX
Fannin Soil & Water Conservation District
- Bonham, TX
Hickory Underground Water Conservation District No.
- Brady, TX
Middle Trinity Groundwater Conservation District
- Stephenville, TX
North Texas Groundwater Conservation District
- Gainesville, TX
Northern Trinity Groundwater Conservation District
Bob Patterson - General Manager - Fort Worth, TX
Prairielands Groundwater Conservation District
- Cleburne, TX
Red River Groundwater Conservation District
- Sherman, TX
Saratoga Underground Water Conservation District
- Lampasas, TX
Save Texas Water
Water Conservation Advisory Council - Austin, TX
Southern Trinity Groundwater Conservation District
- Waco, TX
Texas Alliance for Water Conservation (TAWC)
- Lubbock, TX
Texas Alliance of Groundwater Districts (TAGD)
- Austin, TX
Upper Trinity Groundwater Conservation District
- Springtown, 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.

 

Show Irrigation Organizations & Professionals (12)
There are 12 resources serving Cross Timbers Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Irrigation Organizations & Professionals serving Cross Timbers Region
Irrigation Suppliers and Contractors
ABM Irrigation Co.
- Needville, TX
Agri Drain
Charlie Schafer - President - Adair, IA
Big Country Irrigation
- Abilene, TX
BountiGel
mOasis Inc - Union City, CA
First Priority Irrigation
- Wellington, 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
By:

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
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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
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
By:

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

 

Conserving Water Indoors
By:

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
By:

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
By:

 

Water Conservation for Industries, Businesses, and Institutions
By:

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?
By:

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
By:

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
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.

 

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 (267)
There are 267 resources serving Cross Timbers Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Surface Water Quality Organizations & Professionals serving Cross Timbers 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
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
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
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
John R. Burns
Burns Forestry - Forester/Wildlife Biologist - Crockett, TX
Jonathan Fife
Burns Forestry - Forester/Wildlife Biologist - Crockett, TX
Jonathan Ogren
Siglo Group - Principal and Environmental Planner - Austin, TX
Kyle Lassiter
Plateau Land & Wildlife Management - Staff Biologist I - Austin, TX
Kyndal Anderson
Plateau Land & Wildlife Management - Staff Biologist I - 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
Neiman Environments Inc
- Junction, TX
Nicholas Kolbe
Kolbe Ranches and Wildlife Consulting - Wildlife Biologist/Realtor - Pflugerville, TX
Nick Fisher
Plateau Land & Wildlife Management - Wildlife Services Technician - Austin, TX
Private Lands Biologist Program
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department - Austin, TX
Rachel Richter
Urban Biologist - Texas Parks & Wildlife Department - Cedar Hill, TX
Roger Wolfe
Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies - Lesser Prairie Chicken Program Manager - Topeka, KS
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
Ryan Jonnes
Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies - Regional Biologist - Cloudcroft, NM
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
Texas Cooperative Fish & Wildlife Research Unit
Clint Boal - Unit Scientist - Lubbock, TX
Texas Wildlife Company
- Austin, 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 Ecosystems Technology, Inc
Field Office: Littlefield, Texas - Houston, TX
Whitenton Group, Inc.
- San Marcos, TX
Fisheries Biologists
Clint Wilson
Overton Fisheries, Inc. - Buffalo, TX
David Britton
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Southwest Region - Aquatic Invasive Species Coordinator - Arlington, TX
Ecoresource Solutions Inc
Tony Byrne - President/Principal Ecologist - Arvada, CO
James Ballard
Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commision - Sport Fish Restoration Administrative Program Coordinator - Ocean Springs, MS
Johnson Lake Management
- San Marcos, TX
Lochow Ranch - Pond & Lake Management
- Bryan, TX
Overton Fisheries, Inc.
Todd and Kathy Overton - Owners - Buffalo, TX
Ross Carrie
President - Raven Environmental Services, Inc. - 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
Vollmar Pond & Lake Management
Brad Vollmar - Owner - Fredericksburg, TX
Government Agencies
Brownwood Area Office
USDA Rural Development - Brownwood, TX
Bureau of Land Management
Department of the Interior - Washington, DC
Decatur Area Office
USDA Rural Development - Decatur, TX
Farm Service Agency
USDA - Washington, DC
Forth Worth Forestry Section
Rustin Stephens - City Forester - Fort Worth, 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
McKinney Area Office
USDA Rural Development - McKinney, TX
National Invasive Species Council
U.S. Department of the Interior - Washington, DC
National Resources Conservation Service - Texas
Salvador Salinas - State Conservationist - Temple, TX
Natural Resources Conservation Service
USDA - Washington, DC
Ozona Area Office
USDA Rural Development - Ozona, TX
Railroad Commission of Texas
- Austin, TX
State and Private Forestry
USDA Forest Service - Office of Communication - Washington, DC
Texas A&M Forest Service
- College Station, TX
Texas Department of Agriculture
- Austin, TX
Texas General Land Office
George P Bush - Commissioner - Austin, TX
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
Carter Smith - Executive Director - 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
USDA Rural Development - Texas Office
- Temple, TX
Western Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies
- Cheyenne, WY
Western Governors’ Association
James Ogsbury - Executive Director - Denver, CO
Riparian and Wetlands Specialists
Advanced Ecology, LTD.
Keith Webb - Environmental Operations Manager - Center, 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
Comite Resources, Inc.
Dr. John W. Day, Jr. - Covington, LA
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
Field Sport Concepts, LTD
- Charlottesville, VA
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
Lochow Ranch - Pond & Lake Management
- Bryan, TX
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 - Land Consultant - Loveland, CO
Society for Range Management
- Littleton, CO
TGE Resources, Inc.
Robin Franks, P.G., CHMM, RSO - President/Principal - Houston, TX
Vollmar Pond & Lake Management
Brad Vollmar - Owner - Fredericksburg, TX
Western Ecosystems Technology, Inc
Field Office: Littlefield, Texas - Houston, TX
Whitenton Group, Inc.
- San Marcos, TX
Soil / Water Testing Labs
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
Perry Agricultural Laboratory
- Bowling Green, MO
Resource Analytical & Management Group, LLC
Billy K. Lemons - President & Principal Consultant - Nacogdoches, TX
TPS Lab
- Edinburg, 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
Endangered Species and the Economy Program
Glenn Hegar - Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts - Austin, TX
Forest Stewardship Program - Texas
Shane Harrington - Program Leader - College Station, TX
GO TEXAN Partner Program
Allie Jones - Program Specialist - Austin, TX
GoodFires
Southern Group of State Foresters - Garner, NC
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
Mississippi Interstate Cooperative Resource Association
- Marion, IL
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
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 Vernon
Dale Dunlap - Extension Administrator - Vernon, TX
Texas A&M AgriLife Research San Angelo
Kerri Michalewicz - District 7 Office Manager - San Angelo, 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 Agriculture Law Blog
Tiffany Dowell Lashmet - Assistant Professor & Extension Specialist, Agricultural Law - Amarillo, TX
Texas Alliance for Water Conservation (TAWC)
- Lubbock, 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
- 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 Ranch Wildfire Program
Jim Cooper - Assistant Chief, Regional Fire Coordinator - Merkel, 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 - Grants Office - Austin, TX
Young Farmer Interest Rate Reduction Program
- Austin, TX
Water Conservation
Dixon Water Foundation
- Decatur, TX
Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System
- College Station, TX
Gulf Restoration Network
- New Orleans, LA
Meadows Center for Water and the Environment
Andrew Sansom, Ph.D - Executive Director - San Marcos, TX
Rainwater Harvesting - Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
Dotty Woodson - Extension Program Specialist – Water Resources - Dallas, TX
Restore America's Estuaries
- Arlington, VA
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)
Tom McLemore - Harlingen Irrigation District General Manager - Harlingen, TX
Texas Smartscape
- Arlington, TX
Texas Water Conservation Association
- Austin, TX
Texas Water Foundation
Carole D. Baker - President/CEO - 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
Central Texas Groundwater Conservation District
- Burnet, TX
Clearwater Underground Water Conservation District
- Belton, TX
Fannin Soil & Water Conservation District
- Bonham, TX
Hickory Underground Water Conservation District No.
- Brady, TX
Middle Trinity Groundwater Conservation District
- Stephenville, TX
North Texas Groundwater Conservation District
- Gainesville, TX
Northern Trinity Groundwater Conservation District
Bob Patterson - General Manager - Fort Worth, TX
Prairielands Groundwater Conservation District
- Cleburne, TX
Red River Groundwater Conservation District
- Sherman, TX
Saratoga Underground Water Conservation District
- Lampasas, TX
Save Texas Water
Water Conservation Advisory Council - Austin, TX
Southern Trinity Groundwater Conservation District
- Waco, TX
Texas Alliance for Water Conservation (TAWC)
- Lubbock, TX
Texas Alliance of Groundwater Districts (TAGD)
- Austin, TX
Upper Trinity Groundwater Conservation District
- Springtown, 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
Beyrl Armstrong
Plateau Land & Wildlife Management - Co-Founder - Austin, TX
Blair Wildlife Consulting
Jenny Blair, C.W.B. - Principal - Kyle, 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
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
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
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
Jonathan Ogren
Siglo Group - Principal and Environmental Planner - 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
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
Nathan Rains
Wildlife Diversity Biologist - Cross Timbers and Hill Country Wildlife Districts - TPWD - Cleburne, TX
Nicholas Kolbe
Kolbe Ranches and Wildlife Consulting - Wildlife Biologist/Realtor - Pflugerville, TX
Nick Fisher
Plateau Land & Wildlife Management - Wildlife Services Technician - Austin, TX
Playa Lakes Joint Venture (PLJV)
- Lafayette, CO
Preservation Texas
- Austin, TX
Private Lands Biologist Program
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department - Austin, TX
Ricky ONeill
Neeley Forestry Service, Inc. - Wildlife Biologist and Certified Forester - Camden, AR
RiverBank Ecosystems
Adam Riggsbee, PhD - Austin, TX
Robert Veldman
K·Coe Conservation - Land Consultant - Loveland, CO
Roel Lopez
Director - Texas A&M Natural Resources Institute - College Station, TX
Roger Wolfe
Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies - Lesser Prairie Chicken Program Manager - Topeka, KS
Rolling Plains Quail Research Ranch
Dr. Dale Rollins - Executive Director - Roby, TX
Ronnie Bane
Burditt Associates - Vice President - Conroe, TX
Ross Carrie
President - Raven Environmental Services, Inc. - 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
Ryan Jonnes
Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies - Regional Biologist - Cloudcroft, NM
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
Society for Range Management
- Littleton, CO
Southern Forestry Consultants, Inc.
- Bainbridge, GA
Southern Sportsman Aquatics & Land Management
Scott Brown - Owner - Advance, NC
Teddy Reynolds, B.S.F., R.F., S.R.
Reynolds Forestry Consulting & Real Estate, PLLC - President/CEO - Magnolia, AR
Texas Wildlife Company
- Austin, TX
Texas Wildlife Diversity Program
John Davis - Program Director - Austin, TX
Thomas DeWitt
Associate Professor - College Station, TX
UNT Quail
- Denton, TX
Whitenton Group, Inc.
- San Marcos, TX

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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.

 

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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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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
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
Deborah C. Trejo
Kemp Smith LLP - Partner - Austin, TX
Eliza F. Hillhouse
Hoskin Farina & Kampf, PC - Denver, CO
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
Lori Potter
Kaplan, Kirsch, Rockwell LLP - Partner - Denver, CO
Mountain States Legal Foundation
William Perry Pendley - President and COO - Lakewood, CO
Patrick, Miller and Noto
- Aspen, CO
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
Texas Agriculture Law Blog
Tiffany Dowell Lashmet - Assistant Professor & Extension Specialist, Agricultural Law - Amarillo, TX
 

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EDWARDS AQUIFER AUTHORITY | 369 SW3d 814 (2012) | 20120224852 - Leagle.com
2/24/2012 3:00:00 AM
EDWARDS AQUIFER AUTHORITY | 369 SW3d 814 (2012) | 20120224852    Leagle.com 369 S.W.3d 814 (2012). The EDWARDS AQUIFER AUTHORITY and The State of Texas, Petitioners, v. Burrell DAY and Joel McDaniel, Respondents. Supreme ...

Texas agency sued over Canadian whooping crane deaths - Canada.com
12/10/2009 3:00:00 AM
Texas agency sued over Canadian whooping crane deaths    Canada.com Canada's most endangered species is at the centre of a U.S. legal battle after 23 whooping cranes from.

Groundwater News Items
HPWD: Inspect domestic wells to avoid groundwater contamination - KLBK | KAMC | EverythingLubbock.com
8/3/2019 3:00:00 AM
HPWD: Inspect domestic wells to avoid groundwater contamination    KLBK | KAMC | EverythingLubbock.com LUBBOCK, Texas – The following is a news release from the High Plains Underground Water Conservation District No. 1.: August is National Water Quality ...

Tyler City Council approves ordinance dealing with contaminated groundwater at old Carrier plant - KLTV
7/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
Tyler City Council approves ordinance dealing with contaminated groundwater at old Carrier plant    KLTV TYLER, Texas (KLTV) - The Tyler City Council on Wednesday morning approved an ordinance prohibiting the use of groundwater at the old Carrier plant.

What Happens When The Massive Ogallala Aquifer Becomes Depleted? - Texas Standard
7/23/2019 3:00:00 AM
What Happens When The Massive Ogallala Aquifer Becomes Depleted?    Texas Standard “We are actually more or less returning to the way this land was … [when] the pioneers, they came in here 100, 150 years ago.” ...

Neighbors Face Off Over Texas' Other Lucrative Resource: Water - The Wall Street Journal
7/16/2019 3:00:00 AM
Neighbors Face Off Over Texas' Other Lucrative Resource: Water    The Wall Street Journal One powerful West Texas family wants to pipe millions of gallons daily from under its farmland to oil producers. Another wants to stanch that flow—echoing ...

Groundwater Management Area 8 Joint Planning Meeting July 26 - North Texas e-News
7/12/2019 10:39:12 PM
Groundwater Management Area 8 Joint Planning Meeting July 26    North Texas e-News Cleburne, Texas -- Citizens in Groundwater Management Area 8 interested in planning for their groundwater resources will want to attend a Groundwater ...

Water well owner training set for Aug. 8 in Lampasas - AgriLife Today
7/12/2019 3:00:00 AM
Water well owner training set for Aug. 8 in Lampasas    AgriLife Today A Texas Well Owner Network “Well Educated” training has been scheduled for 1-5 p.m. Aug. 8 at the Lampasas County Farm Bureau in Lampasas.

News Roundup: Defective Blood-Testing Kits Could Compromise Thousands Of Harris County DWI Cases - Texas Standard
6/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
News Roundup: Defective Blood-Testing Kits Could Compromise Thousands Of Harris County DWI Cases    Texas Standard The Standard's news roundup gives you a quick hit of interesting, sometimes irreverent, and breaking news stories from all over the state. Thousands of blood ...

Caprock Chronicles: The Ogallala Aquifers long history, uncertain future - LubbockOnline.com
6/22/2019 3:00:00 AM
Caprock Chronicles: The Ogallala Aquifers long history, uncertain future    LubbockOnline.com Editor's Note: Caprock Chronicles is edited each week by Jack Becker, a librarian at Texas Tech University. This week's essay, by Paul Carlson, emeritus ...

Nearly 500,000 Texans Live in Communities with Contaminated Groundwater. Lawmakers Aren’t Doing Much About It. - The Texas Observer
6/19/2019 3:00:00 AM
Nearly 500,000 Texans Live in Communities with Contaminated Groundwater. Lawmakers Aren’t Doing Much About It.    The Texas Observer Even if they don't kill you, they'll definitely outlast you. Texans living near seven military sites discovered last year that their groundwater is heavily polluted with a ...

With floods and droughts increasing, communities take a new look at storing water underground - Ensia
6/11/2019 3:00:00 AM
With floods and droughts increasing, communities take a new look at storing water underground    Ensia June 11, 2019 — Houston, Texas, has flooded every year for the past five years. At the same time, Texas is also known for dire water shortages. What if people ...

As its population grows, Texas worries about water supply - Irrigation & Green Industry magazine
6/4/2019 3:00:00 AM
As its population grows, Texas worries about water supply    Irrigation & Green Industry magazine About 1000 people flock to the Lone Star State every day, drawn mainly by the promise of abundant jobs. The state's population is expected to double to more ...

For a Texas Ranching Family, Toxic Coal Ash Pollution Hits Home - Yale Environment 360
5/22/2019 3:00:00 AM
For a Texas Ranching Family, Toxic Coal Ash Pollution Hits Home    Yale Environment 360 A Texas family's ranch has been found to be one of the most contaminated coal ash sites in the country. Environmental groups say the pollution — and the ...

Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District's rules deemed void, unenforceable; Texas Water Development Board rejects district's management goals - Community Impact Newspaper
5/20/2019 3:00:00 AM
Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District's rules deemed void, unenforceable; Texas Water Development Board rejects district's management goals    Community Impact Newspaper May 20, 2019: This article has been updated to include comment from the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District. Senior District Judge Lamar McCorkle ...

Science versus Politics in Groundwater Districts - KBTX
5/16/2019 3:00:00 AM
Science versus Politics in Groundwater Districts    KBTX Texas Groundwater Districts were created for local stewardship of groundwater supplies, a resource Texas Courts have consistently ruled that landowners ...

Storm water banking could help Texas manage floods and droughts - Science Daily
5/10/2019 3:00:00 AM
Storm water banking could help Texas manage floods and droughts    Science Daily A study has quantified the amount of water flowing in major Texas rivers during heavy rains and found that there is enough room in coastal aquifers to store most ...

SJRA a Top Finisher in "Best Tasting Drinking Water in Texas" Competition - hellowoodlands.com
4/11/2019 3:00:00 AM
SJRA a Top Finisher in "Best Tasting Drinking Water in Texas" Competition    hellowoodlands.com CONROE, TX - San Jacinto River Authority's (SJRA) Groundwater Reduction Plan (GRP) Division earned top marks from the American Water Works Association ...

Answer Line: SWEPCO addressing groundwater issues at plant - Longview News-Journal
3/30/2019 3:00:00 AM
Answer Line: SWEPCO addressing groundwater issues at plant    Longview News-Journal QUESTION: After reading the article on coal ash pollutants in groundwater in East Texas, I worry about my well water. I live on a country road in Hallsville and ...

Could a Tug-of-War Between Two Central Texas Counties Leave Residents Without Drinking Water? - Texas Monthly
3/22/2019 3:00:00 AM
Could a Tug-of-War Between Two Central Texas Counties Leave Residents Without Drinking Water?    Texas Monthly Dirk Aaron's timing was terrible. He took over management of Bell County's Clearwater Underground Water Conservation District in the summer of 2011, which ...

The Mysterious Salamanders Fighting Extinction Under Central Texas - Pacific Standard
3/15/2019 3:00:00 AM
The Mysterious Salamanders Fighting Extinction Under Central Texas    Pacific Standard Researchers warn that all of the underground salamanders living in an aquifer system near Austin could disappear in the next century.

Justices take up Clean Water Act case, rebuke Texas court in death penalty case - SCOTUSblog
2/19/2019 3:00:00 AM
Justices take up Clean Water Act case, rebuke Texas court in death penalty case    SCOTUSblog Last Friday the justices added the dispute over the decision to add a question about citizenship to the 2020 census to their merits docket. Today they issued ...

New Mexico AG: Science Will Be Key in Rio Grande Fight - U.S. News & World Report
2/15/2019 3:00:00 AM
New Mexico AG: Science Will Be Key in Rio Grande Fight    U.S. News & World Report ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas says the state is in what he describes as a "historic fist fight" with Texas and the ...

Texas Groundwater Contaminated by Coal Ash Pits - Water & Wastes Digest
1/21/2019 3:00:00 AM
Texas Groundwater Contaminated by Coal Ash Pits    Water & Wastes Digest In Texas, 16 coal ash pits are leaking contaminants into groundwater, including arsenic, boron, cobalt and lithium, according to a report by the Environmental ...

Report: East Texas coal plants leaching pollutants into groundwater - Longview News-Journal
1/20/2019 3:00:00 AM
Report: East Texas coal plants leaching pollutants into groundwater    Longview News-Journal As the Trump administration considers weakening Obama-era safeguards for disposal of toxic coal waste, a new report shows groundwater near all of Texas' 16 ...

Report: Texas coal power plants leaching toxic pollutants into groundwater - The Texas Tribune
1/17/2019 3:00:00 AM
Report: Texas coal power plants leaching toxic pollutants into groundwater    The Texas Tribune Analyzing groundwater monitoring data that power companies are now required to report to the federal government, the Environmental Integrity Project found ...

Report: Power Plants are Leaking Cancer-Causing Toxins into Groundwater Across Texas - The Texas Observer
1/17/2019 3:00:00 AM
Report: Power Plants are Leaking Cancer-Causing Toxins into Groundwater Across Texas    The Texas Observer An environmental group found that all of Texas' coal-fired power plants have polluted groundwater with multiple chemicals, including arsenic, which was ...

Records Show 100 Percent of Texas Coal Power Plants Contaminating Groundwater - Earthjustice
1/17/2019 3:00:00 AM
Records Show 100 Percent of Texas Coal Power Plants Contaminating Groundwater    Earthjustice Toxic coal ash pollutants are leaking into groundwater surrounding 100 percent of Texas's power plants for which data are available, with unsafe levels of ...

Newly discovered salamander species already at risk of extinction - Earth.com
1/15/2019 3:00:00 AM
Newly discovered salamander species already at risk of extinction    Earth.com Three new species of groundwater salamander have been discovered in Central Texas, including one species that is critically endangered. The researchers at ...

Central Texas Salamanders, Including Newly Identified Species, At Risk of Extinction - UT News | The University of Texas at Austin
1/14/2019 3:00:00 AM
Central Texas Salamanders, Including Newly Identified Species, At Risk of Extinction    UT News | The University of Texas at Austin AUSTIN, Texas — Biologists at The University of Texas at Austin have discovered three new species of groundwater salamander in Central Texas, including one ...

Keeping Texas Groundwater Safe With PENETRON Technology - Water Online
12/6/2018 3:00:00 AM
Keeping Texas Groundwater Safe With PENETRON Technology    Water Online The large saltwater disposal tanks at the Balmorhea Shale Oil Facility in West Texas, completed in November 2018, included PENETRON ADMIX in the...

Hill Country water and West Lake Hills - News - Austin American-Statesman
11/15/2018 3:00:00 AM
Hill Country water and West Lake Hills - News    Austin American-Statesman Water is a shared resource, and Texas manages its water sources in different ways.Atmospheric water that falls as rain or snow belongs to the owner of the land ...

Researchers: “No Link” between Fracking And Methane in North Texas Groundwater - Houston Public Media
9/25/2018 3:00:00 AM
Researchers: “No Link” between Fracking And Methane in North Texas Groundwater    Houston Public Media Researchers at the University of Texas say there's “no link” between natural gas fracking and elevated levels of methane found in some North Texas water wells.

No Link Between Barnett Shale Natural Gas Production and Methane in Groundwater, Studies Conclude - UT News | The University of Texas at Austin
9/24/2018 3:00:00 AM
No Link Between Barnett Shale Natural Gas Production and Methane in Groundwater, Studies Conclude    UT News | The University of Texas at Austin AUSTIN, Texas — After four years of studies, scientists have found no link between methane present in water wells outside of Fort Worth and nearby gas ...

How others see Texas water policy - mySA
9/12/2018 3:00:00 AM
How others see Texas water policy    mySA The San Antonio Express-News recently joined the nationwide effort of print media to address “fake news.” It did so by emphasizing what journalism is all about ...

The US and Mexico have only just begun to grapple with their shared aquifers - Quartz
8/20/2018 3:00:00 AM
The US and Mexico have only just begun to grapple with their shared aquifers    Quartz All along the 1,250 miles of border between Texas and Mexico, hidden under hundreds of feet of soil and rock, lie more than a dozen underground ...

Inside the Fight Over Extracting Water From Texas for Fracking in New Mexico - Pacific Standard
7/24/2018 3:00:00 AM
Inside the Fight Over Extracting Water From Texas for Fracking in New Mexico    Pacific Standard The oil business in New Mexico is booming, but due to the state's stricter laws the groundwater being used to access petroleum is pumped in from Texas.

Oil Boom in Southern New Mexico Ignites Groundwater Feud With Texas - News Deeply
7/16/2018 3:00:00 AM
Oil Boom in Southern New Mexico Ignites Groundwater Feud With Texas    News Deeply Drilling new water wells is strictly regulated in New Mexico, causing hardship for an oil industry that needs water for fracking. So groundwater is being piped ...

State Lawmakers: Who Owns The Right To Groundwater? - Texas Public Radio
6/4/2018 3:00:00 AM
State Lawmakers: Who Owns The Right To Groundwater?    Texas Public Radio Many rural groundwater conservation boards are considering or have already decided to export some of their water to nearby urban centers. Farmers are.

Texas Found 276 New Cases of Groundwater Contamination Last Year - The Texas Tribune
9/8/2016 3:00:00 AM
Texas Found 276 New Cases of Groundwater Contamination Last Year    The Texas Tribune Texas regulators last year documented 276 new cases of groundwater contamination, a slight increase compared to 2014 but far fewer than in years past. by Jim ...

Assessing Groundwater Over Time in Gaines, Terry and Yoakum Counties, Texas - United States Geological Survey
6/21/2016 3:00:00 AM
Assessing Groundwater Over Time in Gaines, Terry and Yoakum Counties, Texas    United States Geological Survey A new report about how groundwater quality and quantity has changed in and around Gaines, Terry and Yoakum counties, Texas is now available from the U.S. ...

Groundwater Wars Brewing in Austin's Suburbs - Texas Tribune
1/23/2015 3:00:00 AM
Groundwater Wars Brewing in Austin's Suburbs    Texas Tribune A crack in Texas' mishmash groundwater regulatory framework is allowing a water company to pump a huge amount of water from underneath Hays County with ...

Mapped: Groundwater Contamination in Texas - StateImpact Texas
3/21/2014 3:00:00 AM
Mapped: Groundwater Contamination in Texas    StateImpact Texas Though the rise of fracking (and the chemicals used in the fracking process) has raised concerns about groundwater contamination, the source of a majority of ...

Now You Can Track Groundwater Levels in Texas - StateImpact Texas
3/19/2014 3:00:00 AM
Now You Can Track Groundwater Levels in Texas    StateImpact Texas Texans don't need statistics to tell them what the drought is like – they can feel it in their bones. Residents, manufacturers and farmers all depend on both ...

For Groundwater, Political Boundaries Trump Natural Ones - Texas Tribune
12/4/2013 3:00:00 AM
For Groundwater, Political Boundaries Trump Natural Ones    Texas Tribune Groundwater doesn't flow according to the state's political boundaries. Yet it's regulated largely along county lines, a decades-old system that is facing increased ...

Texas Groundwater Districts Face Bevy of Challenges - Texas Tribune
8/29/2013 3:00:00 AM
Texas Groundwater Districts Face Bevy of Challenges    Texas Tribune Groundwater managers in Texas have applauded lawmakers' push to fund a comprehensive water plan, but as a water summit this week made clear, money ...

Texas Groundwater Levels Suffer Sharp Drop, Study Finds - Texas Tribune
5/7/2013 3:00:00 AM
Texas Groundwater Levels Suffer Sharp Drop, Study Finds    Texas Tribune Groundwater levels in Texas dropped considerably between 2010 and 2011, according to a report published recently by the Texas Water Development Board.

Irrigation News Items
If you see colored lake water, keep your dog out of it - The Citizen.com
8/20/2019 4:20:17 PM
If you see colored lake water, keep your dog out of it    The Citizen.com At least one dog's death from blue-green algae in Lake Allatoona and reports of dog fatalities in North Carolina and Texas have made the viral social media ...

Redesigned Irving Golf Club to Open this Month - Irving Weekly
8/20/2019 12:24:32 PM
Redesigned Irving Golf Club to Open this Month    Irving Weekly Irving, Texas. August 20, 2019 –. Irving Golf Club in Irving, Texas, will open this month following a comprehensive renovation of the former Twin Wells golf ...

Texas Crop and Weather Report: Texas pecan crop looks below average amid challenges - Leon County Today
8/20/2019 11:12:16 AM
Texas Crop and Weather Report: Texas pecan crop looks below average amid challenges    Leon County Today COLLEGE STATION – Texas pecan growers could expect another subpar year despite good moisture early in the 2019 season, according to a Texas A&M ...

Texas pecan crop looks below average amid challenges - North Texas e-News
8/19/2019 10:09:54 PM
Texas pecan crop looks below average amid challenges    North Texas e-News Pecan loads are hit and miss around the state following good spring and early summer moisture. (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension photo by Adam Russell)

Registration opens for Texas A&M Turfgrass Field Day - Irrigation & Green Industry magazine
8/19/2019 5:00:00 PM
Registration opens for Texas A&M Turfgrass Field Day    Irrigation & Green Industry magazine Registration for the Texas A&M Turfgrass and Landscape Field Day is now open. The field day will be held Oct. 9 in College Station at the Scotts-MiracleGro ...

East Texas Ag News: Tips on summertime watering - KLTV
8/19/2019 7:34:00 AM
East Texas Ag News: Tips on summertime watering    KLTV EAST TEXAS (KLTV/KTRE) - During the summer, many homeowners ask how much they need to water their yard. Agrilife Extension irrigation engineers in ...

Hot weather, pests stressing West Texas pecan trees - Standard-Times
8/18/2019 8:00:00 AM
Hot weather, pests stressing West Texas pecan trees    Standard-Times It started out as a great year for a good pecan crop, but various pests and the hot dry summer weather have made it challenging for trees to keep up. Dr. Larry ...

Texas pecans look below average amid challenges - Waco Tribune-Herald
8/17/2019 11:30:00 PM
Texas pecans look below average amid challenges    Waco Tribune-Herald COLLEGE STATION —Texas pecan growers could expect another subpar year despite good moisture early in the 2019 season, according to a Texas A&M ...

Forage sorghum field tour set Sept. 4 near Bushland - AgriLife Today
8/17/2019 9:39:00 AM
Forage sorghum field tour set Sept. 4 near Bushland    AgriLife Today AMARILLO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension *Service* will present the Bushland Forage Sorghum Plot Tour beginning at 9 a.m. Sept. 4. Jourdan Bell, Ph.D., ...

Water users in City of Crandall and Gastonia Scurry SUD urged to limit water usage after pipeline break - inForney.com
8/16/2019 4:55:00 PM
Water users in City of Crandall and Gastonia Scurry SUD urged to limit water usage after pipeline break    inForney.com CRANDALL, Texas — The North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD), the city of Crandall and the Gastonia-Scurry SUD (Special Utility District) are urging ...

Texas A&M Turfgrass Field Day set Oct. 9 in College Station - AgriLife Today
8/15/2019 12:30:00 PM
Texas A&M Turfgrass Field Day set Oct. 9 in College Station    AgriLife Today COLLEGE STATION — Registration for the Texas A&M Turfgrass and Landscape Field Day on Oct. 9 is open. The field day will be held at the Scotts-MiracleGro ...

Texas Crop and Weather Report – Aug. 13, 2019 - AgriLife Today
8/13/2019 4:59:00 PM
Texas Crop and Weather Report – Aug. 13, 2019    AgriLife Today Texas pecan growers could expect another subpar year despite good moisture early in the 2019 season. That and more in the Texas Cropa and Weather ...

Texas A&M-bred zoysia turf varieties tested in High Plains climate - AgriLife Today
8/12/2019 5:04:00 PM
Texas A&M-bred zoysia turf varieties tested in High Plains climate    AgriLife Today A new zoysia turfgrass demonstration studying water-efficiency and cold hardiness has been installed in front of the original headquarters of the Conservation ...

Wine grape quality above average despite challenges in Texas vineyards - Longview News-Journal
8/11/2019 3:00:00 AM
Wine grape quality above average despite challenges in Texas vineyards    Longview News-Journal The 2019 growing season bestowed blessing and curse for Texas vineyards, with a challenging growing year culminating in lower yields but the promise of ...

Texas Crop and Weather Report – Aug. 6, 2019 - AgriLife Today
8/6/2019 3:00:00 AM
Texas Crop and Weather Report – Aug. 6, 2019    AgriLife Today A challenging year for vineyards could culminate with exceptional 2019 wines from Texas wine grapes. More here in the latest Texas Crop and Weather Report.

AgriLife 'Top Picks' offered as wheat producers gear up for new wheat crop - AgriLife Today
8/5/2019 11:00:00 AM
AgriLife 'Top Picks' offered as wheat producers gear up for new wheat crop    AgriLife Today Planted wheat acres were down in 2018-2019 in the Texas Panhandle, but it was still a learning year, according to experts with the Texas A&M AgriLife ...

CPS Distributors opens Colorado Springs branch | Irrigation and Green Industry Magazine - Irrigation & Green Industry magazine
8/5/2019 3:00:00 AM
CPS Distributors opens Colorado Springs branch | Irrigation and Green Industry Magazine    Irrigation & Green Industry magazine Heritage Landscape Supply Group, Inc., McKinney, Texas, announced today that CPS Distributors has opened a new branch in Colorado Springs to benefit ...

Water Uncertainty Frustrates Victims Of California's Worst Wildfire - Texas Public Radio
8/2/2019 3:00:00 AM
Water Uncertainty Frustrates Victims Of California's Worst Wildfire    Texas Public Radio Tammy Waller thought she was one of the lucky ones after her home in Magalia survived California's most destructive wildfire ever, but her community.

Texas Crop and Weather Report – July 31st, 2019 – Front Porch News Texas - frontporchnewstexas.com
7/31/2019 3:00:00 AM
Texas Crop and Weather Report – July 31st, 2019 – Front Porch News Texas    frontporchnewstexas.com Alternative crops like sunflowers and sesame experienced a mixed year amid variable market conditions for the commodities that produce everything from oils to ...

Texas Crop and Weather Report – July 30, 2019 - AgriLife Today
7/30/2019 3:00:00 AM
Texas Crop and Weather Report – July 30, 2019    AgriLife Today The latest Texas Crop and Weather Report says alternative crops like sunflowers and sesame experienced a mixed year amid variable market conditions.

When Should I Water My Yard? WaterMyYard Has An App For That - frontporchnewstexas.com
7/29/2019 3:00:00 AM
When Should I Water My Yard? WaterMyYard Has An App For That    frontporchnewstexas.com A frequent summertime question from homeowners is “how much do I need to water my yard?” according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension *Service* experts.

Normac joins Heritage Landscape Supply | Irrigation and Green Industry Magazine - Irrigation & Green Industry magazine
7/26/2019 3:00:00 AM
Normac joins Heritage Landscape Supply | Irrigation and Green Industry Magazine    Irrigation & Green Industry magazine Heritage Landscape Supply Group Inc., McKinney, Texas, has announced that Normac Inc. a family-owned distributor of irrigation and landscape supplies, has ...

What Happens When The Massive Ogallala Aquifer Becomes Depleted? - Texas Standard
7/23/2019 3:00:00 AM
What Happens When The Massive Ogallala Aquifer Becomes Depleted?    Texas Standard “We are actually more or less returning to the way this land was … [when] the pioneers, they came in here 100, 150 years ago.” ...

Texas Crop and Weather Report – July 22, 2019 - AgriLife Today
7/23/2019 3:00:00 AM
Texas Crop and Weather Report – July 22, 2019    AgriLife Today COLLEGE STATION – Row crops in North Texas and the South Plains are in the home stretch and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension *Service* experts want ...

East Texas Ag News: Checking your landscape irrigation system - KLTV
7/22/2019 3:00:00 AM
East Texas Ag News: Checking your landscape irrigation system    KLTV EAST TEXAS (KLTV/KTRE) - We've seen a lot of rain during the last few months, So Angelina County extension agents are saying it's time to check your ...

Neighbors Face Off Over Texas' Other Lucrative Resource: Water - The Wall Street Journal
7/16/2019 3:00:00 AM
Neighbors Face Off Over Texas' Other Lucrative Resource: Water    The Wall Street Journal One powerful West Texas family wants to pipe millions of gallons daily from under its farmland to oil producers. Another wants to stanch that flow—echoing ...

Southern Region Water Conference July 23-25 at Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center - AgriLife Today
7/3/2019 3:00:00 AM
Southern Region Water Conference July 23-25 at Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center    AgriLife Today COLLEGE STATION — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension *Service* will host the Southern Region Water Conference, titled “Improving Adoption of Sustainable ...

In San Elizario, Texas, residential growth competes with cotton farming for land - Borderzine
6/27/2019 3:00:00 AM
In San Elizario, Texas, residential growth competes with cotton farming for land    Borderzine Many Borderlanders may not realize that El Paso County's Lower Valley is one of the nation's largest cotton producers. But the valley's historical farming ...

Temple contractor issues partial refund to woman billed $9K for landscaping, irrigation - KCENTV.com
6/25/2019 3:00:00 AM
Temple contractor issues partial refund to woman billed $9K for landscaping, irrigation    KCENTV.com TEMPLE, Texas — A Temple contractor issued a partial refund to a woman who paid thousands of dollars for landscaping and irrigation, but she is still far from ...

4 border deaths in Texas could be a preview of the summer - The Associated Press
6/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
4 border deaths in Texas could be a preview of the summer    The Associated Press Two babies, a toddler and a woman were found dead near the U.S.-Mexican border, overcome by the sweltering heat in a glimpse of what could lie ahead this ...

Caprock Chronicles: The Ogallala Aquifers long history, uncertain future - LubbockOnline.com
6/22/2019 3:00:00 AM
Caprock Chronicles: The Ogallala Aquifers long history, uncertain future    LubbockOnline.com Editor's Note: Caprock Chronicles is edited each week by Jack Becker, a librarian at Texas Tech University. This week's essay, by Paul Carlson, emeritus ...

Drip makes every drop count | Irrigation and Green Industry Magazine - Irrigation & Green Industry magazine
6/17/2019 3:00:00 AM
Drip makes every drop count | Irrigation and Green Industry Magazine    Irrigation & Green Industry magazine From a Texas ranch home to a 50-story Chicago high-rise, drip irrigation sustains unique landscapes of all shapes and sizes..,Drip.

El Paso Police Find 4 Found Dead In Waterway Near US-Mexico Border - CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
6/11/2019 3:00:00 AM
El Paso Police Find 4 Found Dead In Waterway Near US-Mexico Border    CBS Dallas / Fort Worth EL PASO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — El Paso police say four men were found dead Monday in an irrigation canal that diverts water from the Rio Grande to ...

As its population grows, Texas worries about water supply - Irrigation & Green Industry magazine
6/4/2019 3:00:00 AM
As its population grows, Texas worries about water supply    Irrigation & Green Industry magazine About 1000 people flock to the Lone Star State every day, drawn mainly by the promise of abundant jobs. The state's population is expected to double to more ...

Water, energy-efficient products tax free all Memorial Day weekend - FOX 7 Austin
5/25/2019 3:00:00 AM
Water, energy-efficient products tax free all Memorial Day weekend    FOX 7 Austin This Memorial Day weekend, Texas families and businesses can save on the purchase of certain water- and energy-efficient products.

Science. Technology. Helping Texas farmers make conservation investments for tomorrow's benefits. - TribTalk
5/21/2019 3:00:00 AM
Science. Technology. Helping Texas farmers make conservation investments for tomorrow's benefits.    TribTalk Since 2010, the population of Texas has grown by nearly 4 million people. That's more than the current populations of the cities of Houston and Dallas combined ...

Texas A&M-designed irrigation runoff mitigation system patented, available for licensing - AgriLife Today
5/1/2019 3:00:00 AM
Texas A&M-designed irrigation runoff mitigation system patented, available for licensing    AgriLife Today Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu. Contact: Dr. Ben Wherley, 979-845-1591, b-wherley@tamu.edu · Texas A&M tackling urban ...

Deep in the Desert in West Texas, a Spring-Fed Swimming Pool Beckons - Atlas Obscura
4/26/2019 3:00:00 AM
Deep in the Desert in West Texas, a Spring-Fed Swimming Pool Beckons    Atlas Obscura A surefire indicator of the Texas desert's unrelenting severity awaits when you turn south after taking the exit for Balmorhea. There, on the side of the road, an ...

Rainwater harvesting, turf management training set April 18 in Lockhart - AgriLife Today
3/28/2019 3:00:00 AM
Rainwater harvesting, turf management training set April 18 in Lockhart    AgriLife Today Presented by AgriLife Extension's Healthy Lawns Healthy Waters Program. LOCKHART – Texas A&M AgriLife Extension *Service's* Healthy Lawns and Healthy ...

Cotton Acres to Climb in Northern Texas Panhandle - Cotton Grower
3/18/2019 3:00:00 AM
Cotton Acres to Climb in Northern Texas Panhandle    Cotton Grower Cotton acreage has almost tripled in the last five years in the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension *Service* District 1, which covers the 22 northernmost counties in the ...

Texas A&M AgriLife expands research on artichokes as commercial crop for Texas - AgriLife Today
3/6/2019 3:00:00 AM
Texas A&M AgriLife expands research on artichokes as commercial crop for Texas    AgriLife Today Recent studies focus on conventional, organic farming/soil amendments. Dr. Yahia Othman inspects initial planting of artichoke varieties in an organic field at the ...

Study Shows Changes in Great Plains' Ogallala Aquifer - WeatherNation
2/21/2019 3:00:00 AM
Study Shows Changes in Great Plains' Ogallala Aquifer    WeatherNation [Dust storm approaching Stratford, Texas during the Dust Bowl of the 1930s. Photo credit: NOAA George E. Marsh Album]. [NOAA by Michon Scott] The Ogallala ...

Winsupply Acquires Irrigation Supplier Baron Distributors - Industrial Distribution
2/19/2019 3:00:00 AM
Winsupply Acquires Irrigation Supplier Baron Distributors    Industrial Distribution Winsupply Inc. has purchased Baron Distributors, a wholesaler-distributor of irrigation products in four locations in west Texas and New Mexico.

BrightView acquires Benchmark Landscapes in Texas - Lawn & Landscape
2/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
BrightView acquires Benchmark Landscapes in Texas    Lawn & Landscape Benchmark made Lawn and Landscape's Top 100 list in 2018 and has six branches in four markets.

Integrating center pivot irrigation control technologies goal of Texas A&M study - AgriLife Today
1/31/2019 3:00:00 AM
Integrating center pivot irrigation control technologies goal of Texas A&M study    AgriLife Today Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu. Contacts: Thomas Marek, 806-677-5600, thomas.marek@ag.tamu.edu. Dr. Dana Porter ...

Texas City to Guzzle Drinking Water from Treated Waste - Environmental Leader
11/30/2018 3:00:00 AM
Texas City to Guzzle Drinking Water from Treated Waste    Environmental Leader The city of El Paso, Texas, may soon become the first large city in the US to use treated sewage water for its drinking water needs. The amount of snowmelt ...

School of Irrigation to provide hands-on training in irrigation management - AgriLife Today
7/18/2018 3:00:00 AM
School of Irrigation to provide hands-on training in irrigation management    AgriLife Today Contact: Charles Swanson, 979-845-5614, clswanson@tamu.edu. COLLEGE STATION – Texas A&M's School of Irrigation will hold a training series for ...

Less water, same Texas cotton: Study isolates best irrigation patterns to conserve water - Phys.Org
5/16/2018 3:00:00 AM
Less water, same Texas cotton: Study isolates best irrigation patterns to conserve water    Phys.Org Plants need water—but what about when it's running low? Is it possible to use less water and still have healthy crops?

Livestock Watering News Items
Texas crop, weather for Sept. 9, 2015 | AgriLife - AgriLife Today
9/9/2015 3:00:00 AM
Texas crop, weather for Sept. 9, 2015 | AgriLife    AgriLife Today Podcast: Play in new window | Download. Subscribe: Android | RSS. When will El Niño predicted wet weather arrive? As if waiting for cooler weather, San ...

South Texas birds - Chron.com
4/30/2014 3:00:00 AM
South Texas birds    Chron.com The Rio Grande Valley and adjacent oak mott/bluestem prairie region of South Texas is a paradise for birders and others who enjoy wild places and wildlife.

Texas crop, weather for June 11, 2013 | AgriLife - AgriLife Today
6/11/2013 3:00:00 AM
Texas crop, weather for June 11, 2013 | AgriLife    AgriLife Today Podcast: Play in new window | Download. Subscribe: Android | RSS. Rains help, but drought maintains its stubborn hold. Man driving a hay field harrower.

Environmentalists vs Ranchers on the Clean Water Act - Texas Tribune
6/7/2010 3:00:00 AM
Environmentalists vs Ranchers on the Clean Water Act    Texas Tribune Congress is known for having arcane battles, but the biggest fight these days in water law is over a single word in a 1970s-era measure designed to reduce ...

Surface Water Quality News Items
A turfie returns to the Lone Star State - Golfdom - Golfdom magazine
8/6/2019 2:43:12 PM
A turfie returns to the Lone Star State - Golfdom    Golfdom magazine Becky Grubbs-Bowling, Ph.D., introduces herself to the turfgrass world. She's an assistant professor and Extension turfgrass specialist at Texas A&M.

Texas Watershed Planning Program reaches watershed coordinators statewide - AgriLife Today
6/20/2019 3:00:00 AM
Texas Watershed Planning Program reaches watershed coordinators statewide    AgriLife Today The Texas Water Resource Institute has benefited thousands of communities in Texas by providing training to water professionals through its Texas Watershed ...

Environmentalists say TCEQ violated Clean Water Act - KVUE.com
6/4/2019 3:00:00 AM
Environmentalists say TCEQ violated Clean Water Act    KVUE.com DRIPPING SPRINGS, Texas — Environmentalists want a judge to stop the City of Dripping Springs from dumping treated wastewater into Onion Creek.

Rainwater harvesting, turf management training set for May 7 in Boerne - AgriLife Today
4/11/2019 3:00:00 AM
Rainwater harvesting, turf management training set for May 7 in Boerne    AgriLife Today BOERNE – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension *Service's* Healthy Lawns and Healthy Waters Program will host a residential rainwater harvesting and turf ...

Rainwater harvesting, turf management training set April 18 in Lockhart - AgriLife Today
3/28/2019 3:00:00 AM
Rainwater harvesting, turf management training set April 18 in Lockhart    AgriLife Today Presented by AgriLife Extension's Healthy Lawns Healthy Waters Program. LOCKHART – Texas A&M AgriLife Extension *Service's* Healthy Lawns and Healthy ...

Texas attorney general files lawsuit against company where chemicals burned for days - 550 KTSA
3/26/2019 3:00:00 AM
Texas attorney general files lawsuit against company where chemicals burned for days    550 KTSA ABC News(DEER PARK, Texas) — Texas has filed a lawsuit against a company where petrochemicals burned for days and sent thick, black clouds of smoke ...

Tests show presence of benzene in Houston Ship Channel - KHOU.com
3/25/2019 3:00:00 AM
Tests show presence of benzene in Houston Ship Channel    KHOU.com HARRIS COUNTY, Texas — Galveston Bay Foundation on Monday released results from its multi-day water monitoring samples that indicate the presence of ...

Texas sues company behind Deer Park terminal fire - The Texas Tribune
3/22/2019 3:00:00 AM
Texas sues company behind Deer Park terminal fire    The Texas Tribune Attorney General Ken Paxton filed an environmental lawsuit against Intercontinental Terminals late Friday seeking tens of thousands of dollars in damages.

Dripping Springs allowed to discharge treated wastewater into Onion Creek tributary - KVUE.com
2/27/2019 3:00:00 AM
Dripping Springs allowed to discharge treated wastewater into Onion Creek tributary    KVUE.com AUSTIN, Texas — After four years of planning and fighting, the City of Dripping Springs will be allowed to dump treated wastewater into an Onion Creek tributary.

Study: Harvey Aftermath Affected Gulf of Mexico Water Quality - Houston Public Media
8/6/2018 3:00:00 AM
Study: Harvey Aftermath Affected Gulf of Mexico Water Quality    Houston Public Media It's been nearly a year since Hurricane Harvey inundated portions of southeastern Texas, and we're still learning more about its impact on the surrounding ...

Fecal Bacteria Contaminated Surface Water Quality Following Hurricane Harvey - Technology Networks
8/3/2018 3:00:00 AM
Fecal Bacteria Contaminated Surface Water Quality Following Hurricane Harvey    Technology Networks Hurricane Harvey was an unprecedented rain event that delivered five consistent days of flooding and storms to Texas last August. Now, research from UTSA ...

Fecal bacteria contaminated surface water after Hurricane Harvey: Hurricane Harvey delivered five consistent days of flooding and storms to Texas last August - Science Daily
8/1/2018 3:00:00 AM
Fecal bacteria contaminated surface water after Hurricane Harvey: Hurricane Harvey delivered five consistent days of flooding and storms to Texas last August    Science Daily Research by a civil and environmental engineering professor has substantiated that Hurricane Harvey caused high levels of fecal contamination to be ...

Research confirms fecal bacteria contaminated surface water after Hurricane Harvey - Phys.org
8/1/2018 3:00:00 AM
Research confirms fecal bacteria contaminated surface water after Hurricane Harvey    Phys.org Hurricane Harvey was an unprecedented rain event that delivered five consistent days of flooding and storms to Texas last August. Now, research from UTSA ...

TWDC stocking grass carp in Woodland Waterway - Chron.com
4/24/2017 3:00:00 AM
TWDC stocking grass carp in Woodland Waterway    Chron.com Officials with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department have given The Woodlands Development Company the green light to add triploid grass carp to The ...

The Q&A: L'Oreal Stepney - Texas Tribune
1/10/2017 3:00:00 AM
The Q&A: L'Oreal Stepney    Texas Tribune In this week's Q&A, we interview L'Oreal Stepney, the deputy director for the Office of Water, Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

Apache Partners to Monitor Water Quality in Permian's Alpine High - Natural Gas Intelligence
10/13/2016 3:00:00 AM
Apache Partners to Monitor Water Quality in Permian's Alpine High    Natural Gas Intelligence Apache Corp. is partnering with chemists at the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) to track groundwater and surface water quality as it begins to bear down ...

Watershed protection effort benefits from community participation - AgriLife Today
3/10/2015 3:00:00 AM
Watershed protection effort benefits from community participation    AgriLife Today South Central Texas effort helped by area businesses, landowners, students and others. SEGUIN – “It takes a community” like the one involved through the ...

Salinization of groundwater resources in Texas is a growing concern - Phys.Org
11/18/2013 3:00:00 AM
Salinization of groundwater resources in Texas is a growing concern    Phys.Org (Phys.org) —Degrading potable groundwater quality is a growing concern in Texas, as about 15 percent of all domestic wells in the state are at risk due to high ...

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Central Texas Firefly Researcher Documents Species an Insect at a Time - Spectrum News
8/19/2019 12:27:00 PM
Central Texas Firefly Researcher Documents Species an Insect at a Time    Spectrum News With approximately 45 different species of fireflies throughout the state, Central Texas is home to about 10-13 of those species.

Zebra Mussels Are Infesting Texas Lakes. There’s Only One Way to Stop Them. - Texas Monthly
8/13/2019 5:10:00 PM
Zebra Mussels Are Infesting Texas Lakes. There’s Only One Way to Stop Them.    Texas Monthly The invasive species hitches rides on contaminated boats from one body of water to the next.

Zebra mussels found in Lake LBJ, Lake Pflugerville - KXAN.com
8/12/2019 3:00:00 AM
Zebra mussels found in Lake LBJ, Lake Pflugerville    KXAN.com Invasive zebra mussels have been found in two more Central Texas Lakes: Lake Lyndon B. Johnson northwest of Austin and Lake Pflugerville northeast of ...

Rep. Veronica Escobar won't meet with President Trump in El Paso - UPI News
8/7/2019 3:00:00 AM
Rep. Veronica Escobar won't meet with President Trump in El Paso    UPI News El Paso, Texas, Democrats have been upfront about their wariness toward President Donald Trump's visit to their city. For at least one lawmaker, that mistrust ...

Texas could gain millions in federal funding to help at-risk fish and wildlife - KXAN.com
7/17/2019 3:00:00 AM
Texas could gain millions in federal funding to help at-risk fish and wildlife    KXAN.com AUSTIN (Nexstar) — Texas could receive more than $50 million annually to pay for initiatives that support at-risk fish and wildlife populations under a bipartisan ...

Zebra Mussels Invasion In Central Texas Prompts July 4 Alerts - Downtown Austin, TX Patch
7/3/2019 3:00:00 AM
Zebra Mussels Invasion In Central Texas Prompts July 4 Alerts    Downtown Austin, TX Patch Zebra Mussel Prevalence Prompts Pre-Holiday Alerts - Downtown Austin, TX - Regional waterways have seen explosive growth of the critters, prompting ...

See the endangered, venomous and non-venomous snakes in Texas - Houston Chronicle
7/2/2019 3:00:00 AM
See the endangered, venomous and non-venomous snakes in Texas    Houston Chronicle There are 12 rare, threatened or endangered snakes in Texas.

Texas A&M Natural Resources Institute supporting National Pollinator Week - AgriLife Today
6/18/2019 3:00:00 AM
Texas A&M Natural Resources Institute supporting National Pollinator Week    AgriLife Today National Pollinator Week is June 17-23, and the Texas A&M Natural Resources Institute and others continue efforts to promote pollinator populations.

Invasive species growing in North Texas lakes, none yet found in Ellis County - Waxahachie Daily Light
6/10/2019 3:00:00 AM
Invasive species growing in North Texas lakes, none yet found in Ellis County    Waxahachie Daily Light A striped invasive species has found its way into the U.S. and Texas is not immune. The Zebra mussel — a freshwater mussel similar to a clam — is overtaking ...

Back 40: Texas Blooms - UT News | The University of Texas at Austin
5/20/2019 3:00:00 AM
Back 40: Texas Blooms    UT News | The University of Texas at Austin The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center lies just beyond Austin's downtown traffic, near the intersection of MoPac and State Highway 45. Tucked within ...

Native plant expert to speak in Pharr - Valley morning Star
5/14/2019 3:00:00 AM
Native plant expert to speak in Pharr    Valley morning Star HARLINGEN — When it comes to cultivating native plants, acreage isn't necessarily required. The South Texas Border Chapter of the Texas Master Naturalists ...

In a Texas border town, a church on the edge and wildlife at risk - CNET
5/9/2019 3:00:00 AM
In a Texas border town, a church on the edge and wildlife at risk    CNET Some South Texans say they'd rather live with constant surveillance by Border Patrol than a physical barrier.

North Texas Ecology Course Creates A Team Of Master Naturalists - KERA News
5/7/2019 3:00:00 AM
North Texas Ecology Course Creates A Team Of Master Naturalists    KERA News In Texas, there's a group of trained volunteers so committed to caring for the state's natural areas, they're known as Master Naturalists. The program is.

To Anglers' And Boaters' Delight, Giant Salvinia Is Gone From Two Texas Lakes … For Now - Texas Standard
5/3/2019 3:00:00 AM
To Anglers' And Boaters' Delight, Giant Salvinia Is Gone From Two Texas Lakes … For Now    Texas Standard The invasive plant that grows in dense green clumps crowds out the freshwater habitats of native plants and animals. Share this story with a friend: Facebook ...

Urban fishing, war on salvinia about to heat up - Houston Chronicle
5/1/2019 3:00:00 AM
Urban fishing, war on salvinia about to heat up    Houston Chronicle May signals summer's arrival for Texas' 1.3 million or so freshwater anglers; never mind that the calendar says it's still spring for almost two more months.

Houston Zoo Announces Opening Date for Texas Wetlands Exhibit - Houston On The Cheap
4/20/2019 3:00:00 AM
Houston Zoo Announces Opening Date for Texas Wetlands Exhibit    Houston On The Cheap The new Texas Wetlands exhibit is part of the Houston Zoo's ongoing dedication to protecting wildlife both locally and globally.

Invasive Species Have Reshaped Texas. Now What? - The Texas Observer
4/19/2019 3:00:00 AM
Invasive Species Have Reshaped Texas. Now What?    The Texas Observer From parakeets to fire ants, nilgai to tamarisk trees, invasives have integrated into the state's ecosystems — and managing them means asking hard questions.

Growth in gardening: The Wildflowers of Texas - San Marcos Daily Record
4/7/2019 3:00:00 AM
Growth in gardening: The Wildflowers of Texas    San Marcos Daily Record

Go native when it comes to plants and trees for your garden - austin360
4/5/2019 3:00:00 AM
Go native when it comes to plants and trees for your garden    austin360 Surrounded as we are now by the beauty of Texas wildflowers, it is a good time to think about native plants in our own gardens.“Wild” are generally those plants ...

Yellow Columbine: a NICE plant for your spring shade garden - Community journal
3/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
Yellow Columbine: a NICE plant for your spring shade garden    Community journal Texas is a large, diverse state and plants that work for one region may not always be the best choice in a different region. The Native Plant Society of Texas ...

14 must-see North Texas garden events to get you in the mood for spring - Dallas News
3/13/2019 3:00:00 AM
14 must-see North Texas garden events to get you in the mood for spring    Dallas News Love to garden? There's no better way to enjoy the splendor of spring than among the buds and blossoms. Experience the glory by visiting the many...

This Week's Book Review: Unnatural Texas? The Invasive Species Dilemma - Ricochet.com
3/11/2019 3:00:00 AM
This Week's Book Review: Unnatural Texas? The Invasive Species Dilemma    Ricochet.com By MARK LARDAS. Mar 5, 2019. “Unnatural Texas? The Invasive Species Dilemma,” by Robert W. Doughtry and Matt Warnock Turner, Texas A&M University ...

Tiny subterranean Texas salamanders could be extinct in 100 years - Mongabay.com
3/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
Tiny subterranean Texas salamanders could be extinct in 100 years    Mongabay.com A recent study has revealed the existence of three previously undescribed species living underground within an aquifer system in Central Texas. The authors ...

Benny J. Simpson Ecopark nearing completion in Dallas - AgriLife Today
3/7/2019 3:00:00 AM
Benny J. Simpson Ecopark nearing completion in Dallas    AgriLife Today Texas A&M AgriLife's ecopark in Dallas will welcome visitors for tours and lessons in "green" development beginning late 2019.

Texas Invasive Species Program Gets New Boost from Lee and Ramona Bass Foundation - UT News | The University of Texas at Austin
2/28/2019 3:00:00 AM
Texas Invasive Species Program Gets New Boost from Lee and Ramona Bass Foundation    UT News | The University of Texas at Austin AUSTIN, Texas—Destructive and costly fire ants, crazy ants, moth larvae and invasive grasses can wreak havoc on Texas ecosystems, but biologists at The ...

As Work Begins on Trump's Border Wall, a Key Wildlife Refuge Is at Risk - Yale Environment 360
2/28/2019 3:00:00 AM
As Work Begins on Trump's Border Wall, a Key Wildlife Refuge Is at Risk    Yale Environment 360 Construction is underway on a stretch of President Trump's border wall cutting through the Lower Rio Grande Valley National Wildlife Refuge in Texas.

Border wall would destroy Texas wildlife - mySanAntonio.com
2/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
Border wall would destroy Texas wildlife    mySanAntonio.com In the debates about the southern border, it is easy to overlook our native plants and animals, which cannot speak for themselves even though they are deeply ...

Invasive mussels threaten Texas freshwater ecosystems - Houston Chronicle
2/16/2019 3:00:00 AM
Invasive mussels threaten Texas freshwater ecosystems    Houston Chronicle Few Austin-area residents, or many people in the rest of Texas for that matter, paid much attention in the summer of 2017 when state fisheries scientists ...

The border wall poses a threat to Texas wildlife - Corpus Christi Caller-Times
2/15/2019 3:00:00 AM
The border wall poses a threat to Texas wildlife    Corpus Christi Caller-Times In the debates about the southern border, it is easy to overlook our native plants and animals, which cannot speak for themselves even though they are deeply ...

Is there a solution to the zebra mussel problem in Central Texas? - KVUE.com
2/11/2019 3:00:00 AM
Is there a solution to the zebra mussel problem in Central Texas?    KVUE.com As they continue to cause problems in Central Texas, is there a way to get rid of this invasive species?

Border Wall Construction Threatens Texas Butterfly Sanctuary | Smart News - Smithsonian.com
2/5/2019 3:00:00 AM
Border Wall Construction Threatens Texas Butterfly Sanctuary | Smart News    Smithsonian.com The National Butterfly Center covers an expanse of cultivated gardens and wild landscape along the Texas-Mexico border, where all sorts of butterflies, birds ...

Nature helps Caddo lake with salvinia problem - KLTV
2/1/2019 3:00:00 AM
Nature helps Caddo lake with salvinia problem    KLTV The appearance of the invasive plant 'Giant Salvinia' on an East Texas lake years ago, was a red flag to state biologists, knowing what damage it could do if it ...

Eating native: In the Valley, wild edibles are on the menu - Monitor
1/20/2019 3:00:00 AM
Eating native: In the Valley, wild edibles are on the menu    Monitor HARLINGEN — Hugh Ramsey Nature Park isn't your usual lunch spot, but with Texas Master Naturalist Christina Mild, dining al fresco is always a possibility.

22 hiking and biking spots in North Texas where you can get a dose of nature this fall - Dallas News
11/17/2018 3:00:00 AM
22 hiking and biking spots in North Texas where you can get a dose of nature this fall    Dallas News Have you and your family been outside lately? Most of us spend a lot of time indoors, and one study from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency...

Great Gardening - Central Texas: Chinese tallow tree threatens native species - Temple Daily Telegram
10/21/2018 3:00:00 AM
Great Gardening - Central Texas: Chinese tallow tree threatens native species    Temple Daily Telegram Recently my husband removed a tree from behind our home while a neighbor and I cheered him on. This tree was a huge threat to our environment because it ...

Take Care Of Texas' Ultimate Guide To Xeriscape™ Landscaping - San Marcos Corridor News
9/8/2018 3:00:00 AM
Take Care Of Texas' Ultimate Guide To Xeriscape™ Landscaping    San Marcos Corridor News Across the United States, nearly 9 billion gallons of water are used each day for landscape irrigation. As water conservation becomes increasingly important, you ...

Borderland Rebellion: One Texas Naturalist Takes Conservation Into His Own Hands - The Crux - Discover Magazine
9/5/2018 3:00:00 AM
Borderland Rebellion: One Texas Naturalist Takes Conservation Into His Own Hands - The Crux    Discover Magazine From climate change to a border wall, the scrubland plants in South Texas face myriad threats. This self-taught naturalist is taking matters into his own hands.

The Impact Of Invasive Species On Texas Water Resources - Texas Public Radio
5/3/2017 3:00:00 AM
The Impact Of Invasive Species On Texas Water Resources    Texas Public Radio Invasive Arundo cane, Zebra Mussels, and Hydrilla are among a host of aquatic plants and animals that are not native to Texas and compete with our native.

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Coons: Conditions at border detention centers 'unacceptable' - Delaware State News - Delaware State News
7/23/2019 3:00:00 AM
Coons: Conditions at border detention centers 'unacceptable' - Delaware State News    Delaware State News DOVER — Delaware's junior U.S. senator traveled to the southern border last week, visiting several migrant detention centers in Texas. What he saw, he says, ...

With sandwiches on hand, Texas Gov. Abbott publicly signs 'Save Chick-fil-A' bill into law - WZTV
7/19/2019 11:42:00 AM
With sandwiches on hand, Texas Gov. Abbott publicly signs 'Save Chick-fil-A' bill into law    WZTV AUSTIN (CBS AUSTIN) - The so-called “Save Chick-fil-A” bill is now officially law in Texas. Though he signed the bill last month, Governor Greg Abbott held a ...

TWA serves Texas wildlife and its habitat – - Lone Star Outdoor News
7/18/2019 3:00:00 AM
TWA serves Texas wildlife and its habitat –    Lone Star Outdoor News Protecting Texas property rights, hunting heritage, and the conservation efforts of those who value and steward wildlife resources. Story by David Yeates, CEO of ...

Texas Rep. Mac Thornberry has some concerns about the proposed House defense bill - KWTX
7/17/2019 3:00:00 AM
Texas Rep. Mac Thornberry has some concerns about the proposed House defense bill    KWTX Texas Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX) shared his thoughts on the House version of the 2020 defense bill.

Here’s how Texas GOP reps would’ve voted on House resolution condemning Trump’s tweets - McClatchy Washington Bureau
7/17/2019 3:00:00 AM
Here’s how Texas GOP reps would’ve voted on House resolution condemning Trump’s tweets    McClatchy Washington Bureau Most of Tarrant County's U.S. House representatives said they would have voted against a resolution that condemned President Trump's tweets aimed at four ...

With the Texas House at play in 2020 elections, Dallas-Fort Worth candidates draw big money - Dallas News
7/16/2019 3:00:00 AM
With the Texas House at play in 2020 elections, Dallas-Fort Worth candidates draw big money    Dallas News AUSTIN --- Next year's battle for the Texas House may be won or lost in Dallas-Fort Worth and both sides are pouring large amounts of money into...

New Texas laws designed to prepare for floods, storms - Bond Buyer
7/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
New Texas laws designed to prepare for floods, storms    Bond Buyer Facing its third hurricane season since Harvey devastated the coastal region, Texas is investing billions of dollars to protect vulnerable cities and counties from ...

Nonprofit immigration center in Del Rio, Texas provides a safe haven for migrants - Standard-Times
7/3/2019 3:00:00 AM
Nonprofit immigration center in Del Rio, Texas provides a safe haven for migrants    Standard-Times DEL RIO, TX — Paul Acres grabbed a cold bottle of water and rested a moment from his 8-hour shift volunteering at an immigration processing center near the ...

Government moves 249 migrant children from Texas facility after reports of poor conditions - PIX11 New York
6/25/2019 3:00:00 AM
Government moves 249 migrant children from Texas facility after reports of poor conditions    PIX11 New York Nearly 250 migrant children who were held at a Customs and Border Protection facility in Clint, Texas, will be shifted into the Department of Health and Human ...

Power of New York, Texas hinges on immigrant count - Roll Call
6/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
Power of New York, Texas hinges on immigrant count    Roll Call Two states that have the most on the line in the Supreme Court case over the citizenship question in the 2020 census are taking drastically different approaches ...

Bodies found at Texas-Mexico border in Hidalgo county along Rio Grande as White House blames immigration crisis on Democrats in Congress - CBS News
6/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
Bodies found at Texas-Mexico border in Hidalgo county along Rio Grande as White House blames immigration crisis on Democrats in Congress    CBS News FBI probing grim discovery as White House continues to put blame for border crisis squarely at feet of congressional Democrats.

Video shows illegal aliens streaming through Texas neighborhood without border wall - Conservative Review
6/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
Video shows illegal aliens streaming through Texas neighborhood without border wall    Conservative Review Smugglers have the ability to get people across the river and into the neighborhoods within minutes.

Trump and Pence say Congress is to blame for lack of soap and toothbrushes at detention facilities - Vox.com
6/23/2019 3:00:00 AM
Trump and Pence say Congress is to blame for lack of soap and toothbrushes at detention facilities    Vox.com Lawyers visiting a detention center in Texas found children there lacked basic necessities. Trump and Pence blame Congress.

$150 Million assigned to Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board for flood control dam projects - KCBD
6/11/2019 3:00:00 AM
$150 Million assigned to Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board for flood control dam projects    KCBD LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - Flood Control projects across the state have received a boost of funding from the Texas Legislature with Governor Greg Abbott ...

3,000-Bed Jail for Immigrant Children Opening in Texas - Courthouse News Service
6/7/2019 3:00:00 AM
3,000-Bed Jail for Immigrant Children Opening in Texas    Courthouse News Service (AP) — The federal government is opening a giant new jail to hold immigrant children in Texas and considering detaining hundreds more children on three ...

Texas Lawmakers Earmark $12.5M for Palo Mountains State Park - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
6/2/2019 3:00:00 AM
Texas Lawmakers Earmark $12.5M for Palo Mountains State Park    NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth Texas lawmakers have earmarked $12.5 million for Palo Pinto Mountains State Park near Dallas-Fort Worth. What's next for funding?

Slew of bills on Harvey recovery, flood mitigation await Abbott signature - Houston Chronicle
5/31/2019 3:00:00 AM
Slew of bills on Harvey recovery, flood mitigation await Abbott signature    Houston Chronicle Amid a session focused on fixing Texas' property tax and school finance systems, the Legislature pushed through a slew of little-noticed bills that are set to better ...

Texas Transfers Emergency Agency to A&M University System - JEMS.com
5/31/2019 3:00:00 AM
Texas Transfers Emergency Agency to A&M University System    JEMS.com The Legislature has passed legislation to transfer the Texas Division of Emergency Management to the A&M System as its eighth state agency. Lawmakers ...

10 Texas constitutional amendments slated for November ballot - Austin American-Statesman
5/29/2019 3:00:00 AM
10 Texas constitutional amendments slated for November ballot    Austin American-Statesman Ten state constitutional amendments, approved by the Legislature during this year's session, will appear on the statewide ballot Nov. 5. They range from letting ...

State emergency agency transferred from DPS to A&M University System - KBTX
5/29/2019 3:00:00 AM
State emergency agency transferred from DPS to A&M University System    KBTX The following is a news release from the Texas A&M University System: The Legislature has passed legislation to transfer the Texas Division of Emergency ...

Last Full Week In Review: Texas Legislature Adjourns Sine Die - San Marcos Corridor News
5/28/2019 3:00:00 AM
Last Full Week In Review: Texas Legislature Adjourns Sine Die    San Marcos Corridor News The 86th regular legislative session is drawing to a close with the Legislature scheduled to adjourn sine die on Monday, May 27. This week included a flurry of ...

Battleship Texas could be relocated to Galveston if lawmaker has his way - Houston Chronicle
5/27/2019 3:00:00 AM
Battleship Texas could be relocated to Galveston if lawmaker has his way    Houston Chronicle The aging Battleship Texas will have a new caretaker and be temporarily moved to Alabama for much-needed repairs under a bill that could be headed to Gov.

What to watch as the Texas Legislature takes up climate, energy, water and more - Environmental Defense Fund
4/11/2019 3:00:00 AM
What to watch as the Texas Legislature takes up climate, energy, water and more    Environmental Defense Fund We're past the midpoint of the Texas legislative session and the bill filing deadline is behind us. Because the legislature only meets for five months every other ...

Some state employees call for raise like Texas teachers - KXAN.com
4/11/2019 3:00:00 AM
Some state employees call for raise like Texas teachers    KXAN.com AUSTIN (Nexstar) — A few hundred state workers marched on the Capitol to implore lawmakers to fund an across-the-board raise for employees of the State of ...

Trump finally finds a Bush he likes: Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush - Roll Call
4/10/2019 3:00:00 AM
Trump finally finds a Bush he likes: Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush    Roll Call President Donald Trump on Wednesday found a member of the Bush family he likes: George P. Bush. The 42-year-old son of former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, a ...

PUBLIC LANDS: In Texas borderlands, wall fight hinges on nuance - E&E News
4/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
PUBLIC LANDS: In Texas borderlands, wall fight hinges on nuance    E&E News SANTA ANA NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE, Texas — Just a few miles from the nation's southern border with Mexico, pristine hiking trails snake through quiet ...

House passes state budget at end of marathon session - Austin American-Statesman
3/27/2019 3:00:00 AM
House passes state budget at end of marathon session    Austin American-Statesman After a marathon session, lawmakers in the Texas House on Wednesday night approved a funding plan for state government for the next two years.

Texas House unanimously approves $251B budget - KXAN.com
3/27/2019 3:00:00 AM
Texas House unanimously approves $251B budget    KXAN.com The Texas House unanimously approved its $251 billion state budget Thursday morning just after midnight. The plan now goes to the Senate. The House Ways ...

As Houston choked on toxic fumes, Texas legislators targeted air quality programs - Grist
3/27/2019 3:00:00 AM
As Houston choked on toxic fumes, Texas legislators targeted air quality programs    Grist While Houstonians were dealing with the aftermath of a chemical fire, Republican lawmakers were looking to defund the state's air quality programs.

Texas House and Senate diverge on budget - Austin American-Statesman
3/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
Texas House and Senate diverge on budget    Austin American-Statesman As state lawmakers convene this week to refine proposals to fund the state government for the next two years, the marquee issues of the legislative session ...

Texas Legislature considers a mix of outdoors-related bills - Houston Chronicle
3/16/2019 3:00:00 AM
Texas Legislature considers a mix of outdoors-related bills    Houston Chronicle Dozens of the more than 7000 bills filed for consideration during this year's session of the Texas Legislature focus on issues tied to fishing, hunting, camping, ...

Texas Senate seeks to tap billions from rainy day fund - Austin American-Statesman
3/13/2019 3:00:00 AM
Texas Senate seeks to tap billions from rainy day fund    Austin American-Statesman Aiming to cover lingering expenses related to Hurricane Harvey and add additional safety measures at schools, state senators on Wednesday approved ...

Will Hurd Has Defied Both Liberals and Donald Trump. Is He the Future of the GOP or a Party of One? - Texas Monthly
3/12/2019 3:00:00 AM
Will Hurd Has Defied Both Liberals and Donald Trump. Is He the Future of the GOP or a Party of One?    Texas Monthly The outspoken congressman left a promising career in the CIA and became a rising Republican star. But his political balancing act is dicier than ever.

Texas Bar Board sued by Bar members, attorneys argue forced funding of 'diversity' initiatives, other programs, is unconstitutional - Southeast Texas Record
3/7/2019 3:00:00 AM
Texas Bar Board sued by Bar members, attorneys argue forced funding of 'diversity' initiatives, other programs, is unconstitutional    Southeast Texas Record AUSTIN – Compelling Lone Star attorneys to pay dues to the State Bar of Texas in order to fund “diversity” initiatives and legislative programs violates their First ...

China’s Huawei Files Suit In Texas, Challenges U.S. Security Law - CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
3/7/2019 3:00:00 AM
China’s Huawei Files Suit In Texas, Challenges U.S. Security Law    CBS Dallas / Fort Worth SHENZHEN, China (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Chinese tech giant Huawei, the No. 2 smartphone maker, is challenging a U.S. law that labels the company a ...

86th Texas Legislature: Here are your Houston-area senators and representatives - Houston Business Journal
2/28/2019 3:00:00 AM
86th Texas Legislature: Here are your Houston-area senators and representatives    Houston Business Journal The Houston Business Journal has compiled information about the state senators and representatives for districts across our 10-county coverage area.

Texas is growing fast. We need to protect our water. - Houston Chronicle
2/11/2019 3:00:00 AM
Texas is growing fast. We need to protect our water.    Houston Chronicle Texas is one of the fastest growing states in the country. But a downside of this growth is that, coupled with extreme weather events, such as droughts and floods, ...

Legal Battle Over Border Wall Plays Out At Chapel In Mission, Texas - NPR
2/10/2019 3:00:00 AM
Legal Battle Over Border Wall Plays Out At Chapel In Mission, Texas    NPR A chapel on the border is at the center of a legal dispute between the local Catholic diocese and the Trump administration. We visit the church in Mission, Texas.

More than a dozen bills filed in Texas legislature to address sexual assault - KXAN.com
2/5/2019 3:00:00 AM
More than a dozen bills filed in Texas legislature to address sexual assault    KXAN.com In Texas' 254 counties, only around 40 have a facility or clinic with sexual assault nurse examiners, according to the Texas Association Against Sexual Assault.

Why Aren’t Texas Politicians Standing Up for Texas Landowners? - Texas Monthly
1/25/2019 3:00:00 AM
Why Aren’t Texas Politicians Standing Up for Texas Landowners?    Texas Monthly That viral video of a Colorado senator berating Ted Cruz makes one wonder if there's a double standard at work.

Legislators look to help victims of future storms - Houston Chronicle
1/19/2019 3:00:00 AM
Legislators look to help victims of future storms    Houston Chronicle In Texas' first legislative session after Hurricane Harvey, lawmakers have filed bills aimed at better alerting homeowners to their flood risk, lessening the damage ...

Republican Congressman: Trump’s Border Crisis Is a ‘Myth’ - Rolling Stone
1/18/2019 3:00:00 AM
Republican Congressman: Trump’s Border Crisis Is a ‘Myth’    Rolling Stone WASHINGTON — Congressman Will Hurd of Texas is an increasingly lonely voice in the “build the wall” Republican Party of Donald Trump. A 41-year-old ...

‘Come On Down to the Rio Grande Valley. I’ll Show You Around.’ - New York Magazine
1/6/2019 3:00:00 AM
‘Come On Down to the Rio Grande Valley. I’ll Show You Around.’    New York Magazine On the outskirts of McAllen, Texas, a few miles north of the Rio Grande, a dun-colored warehouse squats on the corner of West Ursula Avenue and South Ware ...

HUD delays release of billions of dollars in storm protection for Puerto Rico and Texas - McClatchy Washington Bureau
1/4/2019 3:00:00 AM
HUD delays release of billions of dollars in storm protection for Puerto Rico and Texas    McClatchy Washington Bureau The Trump administration has delayed the release of $16 billion in storm protection funds, prompting complaints from officials in Puerto Rico and Texas, who say ...

Is Texas’ Overcrowded, Underfunded State Parks System Being Loved to Death? - The Texas Observer
12/17/2018 3:00:00 AM
Is Texas’ Overcrowded, Underfunded State Parks System Being Loved to Death?    The Texas Observer Texans love their state parks. But our state's public lands are overcrowded and rapidly deteriorating. Maybe it's time to take the long view.

Granger Selected as New Top Republican on House Appropriations - Roll Call
11/29/2018 3:00:00 AM
Granger Selected as New Top Republican on House Appropriations    Roll Call Texas Rep. Kay Granger will likely take over as the House Republicans' lead appropriator in January after the GOP Steering Committee recommended her on ...

Houston's 7th District Election Could Hinge on Harvey - CityLab
11/5/2018 3:00:00 AM
Houston's 7th District Election Could Hinge on Harvey    CityLab In Texas's 7th district, congressional candidates have sparred over the response to Hurricane Harvey. Elsewhere, climate change, floods, wildfires, and red-tide ...

We took young Texans' questions straight to the candidates. Here's what they said. - The Texas Tribune
10/22/2018 3:00:00 AM
We took young Texans' questions straight to the candidates. Here's what they said.    The Texas Tribune We know there's a lot to keep up with this election season, so we asked young Texans what issues matter most and crafted a survey for candidates to respond to ...

A Texas school district opened a water park - and you paid for it - KTRK-TV
9/7/2018 3:00:00 AM
A Texas school district opened a water park - and you paid for it    KTRK-TV Texas' school funding formula is messed up. So much so that in the same year, HISD laid off staff while another "poor" district built a water park.

El Paso is on the Cutting Edge of Water Conservation. It Really Has No Choice. - The Texas Observer
8/23/2018 3:00:00 AM
El Paso is on the Cutting Edge of Water Conservation. It Really Has No Choice.    The Texas Observer Faced with a water crisis, El Paso joined with Ciudad Juárez to cut water use and save their shared aquifers.

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