Water Resources in Rolling Plains 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
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You can easily save a minimum of 20 gallons per day just by installing water-efficient fixtures and reducing leaks.

 

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

 

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

 

How Do Texas Ag Producers Deal With Drought?
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 (134)
There are 134 resources serving Rolling Plains Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Groundwater Organizations & Professionals serving Rolling Plains Region
Geologists / Hydrologists
Brett Jordan
HydroGeo Designs LLC - Hydrologist/Engineer - Buena Vista, CO
Daniel B. Stephens & Associates, Inc.
Janet Wolfe - Director of Marketing and Communications - Albuquerque, NM
David R. Williamson, RPG
CRC, LLC International Archaeology & Ecology Consultants - Environmental Geologist - Chappell Hill, TX
ETTL Engineers & Consultants Inc.
Douglas E. Flatt - Chief Executive Officer - Tyler, TX
Horizon Environmental Services, Inc.
- Austin, TX
Houston Advanced Research Center (HARC)
Lisa Gonzalez - President and CEO - The Woodlands, TX
John J. Kuhl
Hicks and Company - Austin, TX
Johnson Lake Management
- San Marcos, TX
Ninyo & Moore
- San Diego, CA
TGE Resources, Inc.
Robin Franks, P.G., CHMM, RSO - President/Principal - Houston, TX
WRS Infrastructure & Environment
- Tampa, FL
Government Agencies
Bureau of Land Management
Department of the Interior - Washington, DC
Farm Service Agency
USDA - Washington, DC
Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council
Doug Gregory - Executive Director - Tampa, FL
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
Railroad Commission of Texas
- Austin, TX
State and Private Forestry
USDA Forest Service - Office of Communication - Washington, DC
Texas A&M Forest Service
- 1915 - 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
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
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
Monte Moore Drilling Co.
Monte Moore - Lamesa, TX
Pender Water Wells
Ernest Pender - President - Texarkana, TX
Strata Core Drilling, Inc
William Fields - Fort Worth, TX
Subterra Environmental Services
Mario Robles - Operations Manager - Alvarado, 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
Donley County SWCD
- Clarendon, TX
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
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 Amarillo
- Amarillo, TX
Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Fort Stockton
Staci Schoenfeldt - District Office Manager - Fort Stockton, TX
Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Lubbock
Michael Clawson - District Extension Administrator - Lubbock, 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
- 1915 - 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 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
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
Elsa Carlisle - Senior Director of Restoration & Administration - 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 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
Clear Fork Groundwater Conservation District
- Roby, TX
Coke County Underground Water Conservation District
- Robert Lee, TX
Garza County Underground Water Conservation District
- Post, TX
Gateway Groundwater Conservation District
- Quanah, TX
Hemphill County Underground Water Conservation District
- Canadian, TX
Hickory Underground Water Conservation District No.
- Brady, TX
High Plains Underground Water Conservation District
- Lubbock, TX
Irion County Water Conservation District
- Mertzon, TX
Lipan-Kickapoo Water Conservation District
- Vancourt, TX
Lone Wolf Groundwater Conservation District
- Colorado City, TX
Mesa Underground Water Conservation District
- Lamesa, TX
Mesquite Groundwater Conservation District
- Wellington, TX
North Plains Groundwater Conservation District
- Dumas, TX
Panhandle Groundwater Conservation District
- White Deer, TX
Permian Basin Underground Water Conservation District
- Stanton, TX
Rolling Plains Groundwater Conservation District
- Munday, TX
Save Texas Water
Water Conservation Advisory Council - Austin, TX
Sterling County Underground Water Conservation District
- Sterling City, TX
Texas Alliance for Water Conservation (TAWC)
- Lubbock, TX
Texas Alliance of Groundwater Districts (TAGD)
- Austin, TX
Wes-Tex Groundwater Conservation District
- Sweetwater, TX

 Irrigation

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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There are 21 resources serving Rolling Plains Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Irrigation Organizations & Professionals serving Rolling Plains Region
Irrigation Suppliers and Contractors
ABM Irrigation Co.
- Needville, TX
Agri Drain
Charlie Schafer - President - Adair, IA
Alliance Irrigation
- Dalhart, TX
B&M Pump Irrigation Sales & Service, Inc.
- Seminole, TX
Big Country Irrigation
- Abilene, TX
BountiGel
mOasis Inc - Union City, CA
Caprock Irrigation, LLC.
- Lamesa, TX
Diversity D, Inc.
- Brownfield, TX
Ewing Pivot & Pump Service
Crystal Ewing - Agent - San Angelo, TX
First Priority Irrigation
- Wellington, TX
Four Seasons Irrigation
- Quitaque, TX
Hart Of The Plains Pump & Irrigation, Inc.
- Hart, TX
Maximized Water Management LLC
William (Bill) Fuchs - Owner - Chester, ID
McArthur Electric
- Bovina, TX
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
T-Bar Irrigation
- Dumas, TX
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
By:

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

 

Water Resource Management in the West
By:

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

 

 Surface Water Quality

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

 

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

 

Petroleum Production on Agricultural Lands in Texas
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Managing Risks and Opportunities

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Conserving Water Outdoors
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 (264)
There are 264 resources serving Rolling Plains Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Surface Water Quality Organizations & Professionals serving Rolling Plains Region
Biologists / Ecologists
Advanced Ecology, LTD.
Keith Webb - Environmental Operations Manager - Center, TX
Andrew Eberly
Plateau Land & Wildlife Management - Wildlife Services Technician I - 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
Carl Frentress
Senior Wildlife Biologist - Advanced Ecology LLC - Center, TX
Chance Kimbrough
Advanced Ecology, Ltd. - Wildlife Biologist / Forester - Center, 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
Jordan Menge
Farm Bill Biologist - Pheasants Forever and Quail ForeverTX
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
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
Terry Anderson
President - Advanced Ecology LLC - Center, 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
WRS Infrastructure & Environment
- Tampa, FL
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
Bureau of Land Management
Department of the Interior - Washington, DC
Farm Service Agency
USDA - Washington, DC
Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council
Doug Gregory - Executive Director - Tampa, FL
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
Railroad Commission of Texas
- Austin, TX
State and Private Forestry
USDA Forest Service - Office of Communication - Washington, DC
Texas A&M Forest Service
- 1915 - 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
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
Rick Gates, R.F.
Diehl & Gates Forestry LLC - Partner - Bossier City, LA
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
Donley County SWCD
- Clarendon, TX
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
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 Amarillo
- Amarillo, TX
Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Fort Stockton
Staci Schoenfeldt - District Office Manager - Fort Stockton, TX
Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Lubbock
Michael Clawson - District Extension Administrator - Lubbock, 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
- 1915 - 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 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
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
Elsa Carlisle - Senior Director of Restoration & Administration - 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 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
Clear Fork Groundwater Conservation District
- Roby, TX
Coke County Underground Water Conservation District
- Robert Lee, TX
Garza County Underground Water Conservation District
- Post, TX
Gateway Groundwater Conservation District
- Quanah, TX
Hemphill County Underground Water Conservation District
- Canadian, TX
Hickory Underground Water Conservation District No.
- Brady, TX
High Plains Underground Water Conservation District
- Lubbock, TX
Irion County Water Conservation District
- Mertzon, TX
Lipan-Kickapoo Water Conservation District
- Vancourt, TX
Lone Wolf Groundwater Conservation District
- Colorado City, TX
Mesa Underground Water Conservation District
- Lamesa, TX
Mesquite Groundwater Conservation District
- Wellington, TX
North Plains Groundwater Conservation District
- Dumas, TX
Panhandle Groundwater Conservation District
- White Deer, TX
Permian Basin Underground Water Conservation District
- Stanton, TX
Rolling Plains Groundwater Conservation District
- Munday, TX
Save Texas Water
Water Conservation Advisory Council - Austin, TX
Sterling County Underground Water Conservation District
- Sterling City, TX
Texas Alliance for Water Conservation (TAWC)
- Lubbock, TX
Texas Alliance of Groundwater Districts (TAGD)
- Austin, TX
Wes-Tex Groundwater Conservation District
- Sweetwater, TX
Wildlife / Habitat Specialists
Andrew Eberly
Plateau Land & Wildlife Management - Wildlife Services Technician I - 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 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
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
Reynolds Forestry Consulting & Real Estate, PLLC
Teddy Reynolds, B.S.F., R.F., S.R. - Magnolia, AR
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 Cantrell
Forester/Wildlife Biologist - Acorn Forestry - Lufkin, 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
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.

 

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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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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
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 - Grand Junction, 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 - 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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Invasive Species Have Reshaped Texas. Now What? - The Texas Observer
4/19/2019 9:01:00 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.

Mid-East Texas Ground Water Conservation District Meeting April 23rd | FCT News - Freestonecountytimesonline
4/19/2019 9:00:27 AM
Mid-East Texas Ground Water Conservation District Meeting April 23rd | FCT News    Freestonecountytimesonline Posted by admin | Apr 19, 2019 | Community | 0 |. The Mid-East Texas Groundwater Conservation District will be conducting a Board Meeting on Tuesday, April ...

Texas attorney general sues company accused of polluting Skull Creek - The Texas Tribune
4/17/2019 1:01:00 AM
Texas attorney general sues company accused of polluting Skull Creek    The Texas Tribune Residents near Altair began complaining that Skull Creek reeked of chemicals. The Texas attorney general's office says a local company is to blame.

Advanced Pipe Repair Now Offers Extensive Residential and Commercial Services - PRUnderground
4/16/2019 6:20:55 PM
Advanced Pipe Repair Now Offers Extensive Residential and Commercial Services    PRUnderground A major name in the commercial and residential pipe repair business is now offering expanded services to its Texas customers. Advanced Pipe Repair, based in ...

State asks Union Pacific test air in homes affected by creosote contamination near Houston’s Fifth Ward - Chron
4/15/2019 8:15:00 PM
State asks Union Pacific test air in homes affected by creosote contamination near Houston’s Fifth Ward    Chron The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality sent a notice to Union Pacific on Thursday requesting that the company conduct tests on air quality in a ...

NMSU to host Two Nations One Water summit - Las Cruces Sun-News
4/13/2019 8:12:00 AM
NMSU to host Two Nations One Water summit    Las Cruces Sun-News LAS CRUCES - Water scarcity is a critical issue for New Mexico, Texas and Mexico, and the Two Nations One Water U.S.-Mexico Border Water Summit 2019 will ...

SJRA a Top Finisher in "Best Tasting Drinking Water in Texas" Competition - hellowoodlands.com
4/11/2019 10:26:45 PM
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 ...

NMSU to host Two Nations One Water Summit April 23-25 - New Mexico State University NewsCenter
4/10/2019 2:02:44 PM
NMSU to host Two Nations One Water Summit April 23-25    New Mexico State University NewsCenter Water scarcity is a critical issue for New Mexico, Texas and Mexico, and the Two Nations One Water U.S.-Mexico Border Water Summit 2019 will address this ...

Pipeline bill survives first hearing - Hays Free Press
4/10/2019 11:06:00 AM
Pipeline bill survives first hearing    Hays Free Press A proposed bill aimed at requiring the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) to implement contingency protocols for pipelines survived its first ...

A Century of Oil and Gas - Kilgore News Herald
4/9/2019 11:00:00 PM
A Century of Oil and Gas    Kilgore News Herald When the Railroad Commission was given oversight of the energy industry in March 1919, Texas was awash in wildcatters, speculators and roughnecks drilling ...

Why You Should Start a Pocket Prairie in Your Yard - Houstonia Magazine
4/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
Why You Should Start a Pocket Prairie in Your Yard    Houstonia Magazine Summer is just around the corner, and the fear of having your perfectly trimmed lawn turn as yellow as an abandoned wheat field under Texas's scorching heat ...

Texas Tech research aims to reduce cattle emissions, save water - LubbockOnline.com
3/31/2019 3:00:00 AM
Texas Tech research aims to reduce cattle emissions, save water    LubbockOnline.com The idea of reducing methane released by cattle to curb potential effects of climate change has become somewhat of a punchline.However, researchers at ...

Some Texans react to oil-gas boom, changing communities - Chron
3/31/2019 3:00:00 AM
Some Texans react to oil-gas boom, changing communities    Chron BURTON, Texas (AP) — Spring wildflowers in the hills northwest of Houston are painting roadsides blue, orange, yellow, pink, white and purple, a prolific ...

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 ...

Railroad Commission: Sunday marks 100 years of our oversight of Texas’ oil and gas industry [Opinion] - Houston Chronicle
3/30/2019 3:00:00 AM
Railroad Commission: Sunday marks 100 years of our oversight of Texas’ oil and gas industry [Opinion]    Houston Chronicle When the Railroad Commission was given oversight of the energy industry in March 1919, Texas was awash in wildcatters, speculators and roughnecks drilling ...

Radioactive waste site seeks more out-of-state material - Austin American-Statesman
3/29/2019 3:00:00 AM
Radioactive waste site seeks more out-of-state material    Austin American-Statesman A proposal to take in more out-of-state waste at a West Texas radioactive waste disposal site has encountered an unlikely argument against it: that it can harm ...

Texas Water Development Board Hosting Groundwater Management Area 1 Joint Planning Meeting - MyHighPlains.com
3/28/2019 3:00:00 AM
Texas Water Development Board Hosting Groundwater Management Area 1 Joint Planning Meeting    MyHighPlains.com Citizens in Groundwater Management Area 1 interested in planning for their groundwater resources.

News Roundup - Fort Worth Weekly
3/27/2019 3:00:00 AM
News Roundup    Fort Worth Weekly On the same day that Texas legalized all hemp products in the state, police in nearby Duncanville and Lancaster did the obvious: They raided two GM Tobacco ...

Could a Tug-of-War Between Two Central Texas Counties Leave Residents Without Drinking Water? - Texas Monthly
3/22/2019 10:28:19 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 ...

Texas closer to stopping squeeze on kids' lemonade stands - KBTX
3/22/2019 3:00:00 AM
Texas closer to stopping squeeze on kids' lemonade stands    KBTX AUSTIN, Tex. (KBTX) - House lawmakers in Texas have voted to protect the right of kids to run lemonade stands without fear of being shut down by police.

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 ...

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 ...

Science is New Mexico's new weapon in water wars - Santa Fe New Mexican
2/16/2019 3:00:00 AM
Science is New Mexico's new weapon in water wars    Santa Fe New Mexican ALBUQUERQUE — New Mexico is going on offense in a long-running battle with Texas and the U.S. government over management of one of the longest rivers ...

New Mexico AG: Science will be key in Rio Grande fight - Fort Worth Star-Telegram
2/15/2019 3:00:00 AM
New Mexico AG: Science will be key in Rio Grande fight    Fort Worth Star-Telegram New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas says the state is in a "historic fist fight" with Texas and the U.S. government over management of one of North ...

Texas Well Owner Network training set for Feb. 22 in Marlin - AgriLife Today
2/9/2019 3:00:00 AM
Texas Well Owner Network training set for Feb. 22 in Marlin    AgriLife Today A free Well Educated program for private well owners will be presented Feb. 22 in Marlin, and attendees can bring well water samples for testing.

Report Explores Coal Ash Groundwater Contamination in Texas - Water Quality Products
1/21/2019 3:00:00 AM
Report Explores Coal Ash Groundwater Contamination in Texas    Water Quality Products A new report released by the Environmental Integrity Project (EIP) found that all coal ash pits in Texas with available data are leaking contaminants into ...

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 ...

3 new (and already endangered) species of salamanders discovered in Texas - Mother Nature Network
1/15/2019 3:00:00 AM
3 new (and already endangered) species of salamanders discovered in Texas    Mother Nature Network Researchers from the University of Texas, Austin, and Austin's Watershed Protection Department have discovered three new species of salamanders that are ...

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 ...

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 ...

Appeals court bars Bastrop Co. residents from contesting water permit - Austin American-Statesman
9/6/2018 3:00:00 AM
Appeals court bars Bastrop Co. residents from contesting water permit    Austin American-Statesman A pumping permit to allow water marketing company Recharge Texas to export up to 15 billion gallons of water per year from the Simsboro Aquifer was ...

Water well owner training set for Sept. 25 in Carthage - AgriLife Today
9/4/2018 3:00:00 AM
Water well owner training set for Sept. 25 in Carthage    AgriLife Today Contact: Dr. Drew Gholson, 979-845-1461, dgholson@tamu.edu. CARTHAGE — A Texas Well Owner Network. or TWON, training has been scheduled for Sept.

A Squishy Border Dispute, Deep Below Texas And Mexico - Science Friday
8/24/2018 3:00:00 AM
A Squishy Border Dispute, Deep Below Texas And Mexico    Science Friday The waters of the Rio Grande are closely regulated. But what about the water hidden in aquifers deep below the Mexico-Texas border?

Fracking Using Up Scarce Water in Texas Basin - Courthouse News Service
8/22/2018 3:00:00 AM
Fracking Using Up Scarce Water in Texas Basin    Courthouse News Service (CN) – As the Permian Basin region in Texas and New Mexico continues to experience a historic oil boom, a new study has found that water usage for hydraulic ...

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 ...

Central Texas Groundwater Conservation District - Burnet Bulletin
8/15/2018 3:00:00 AM
Central Texas Groundwater Conservation District    Burnet Bulletin By Lew K. Cohn. Managing Editor. The Highlander. After holding a pair of public hearings Tuesday and Wednesday, Burnet County moved closer to requiring ...

Water sample screening campaign in August in Burleson, Milam counties - AgriLife Today
8/10/2018 3:00:00 AM
Water sample screening campaign in August in Burleson, Milam counties    AgriLife Today Contact: Dr. Drew Gholson, 979-845-1461, dgholson@tamu.edu. COLLEGE STATION — The Texas Well Owner Network is hosting a water sample screening ...

Water crisis in the making: antiquated Texas laws meet a hotter climate - Climate Liability News
7/26/2018 3:00:00 AM
Water crisis in the making: antiquated Texas laws meet a hotter climate    Climate Liability News As droughts and extreme weather intensify with climate change, old water laws in Texas help put the state's supply of groundwater in peril.

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 ...

Hays County residents fear the fight to protect their water was all for nothing - The Texas Tribune
6/29/2018 3:00:00 AM
Hays County residents fear the fight to protect their water was all for nothing    The Texas Tribune Hays County well owners thought they won the water fight against Houston-based Electro Purification three years ago. Now, regulators are left trying to balance ...

Texas-New Mexico water fight could be impacted by SCOTUS ruling - The Texas Tribune
6/27/2018 3:00:00 AM
Texas-New Mexico water fight could be impacted by SCOTUS ruling    The Texas Tribune The high court's decision lowers the burden of proof for states locked in similar water battles with upstream neighbors. by Natalia Alamdari June 27, 2018 6 PM.

New Mexico official says Texas landowners are “stealing” millions of gallons of water and selling it back for fracking - The Texas Tribune
6/7/2018 3:00:00 AM
New Mexico official says Texas landowners are “stealing” millions of gallons of water and selling it back for fracking    The Texas Tribune Water restrictions in New Mexico have created a supply crunch for the fracking industry, so more free-flowing Texas water is helping to fill the void. But not ...

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.

Auditors find that water conservation district is out to permanent lunch - The Texas Monitor
5/31/2018 3:00:00 AM
Auditors find that water conservation district is out to permanent lunch    The Texas Monitor State auditors have discovered that one county's groundwater conservation district wasn't just failing in its required management plan goals, it wasn't even ...

Amid High Court Battle, Texas Keeps an Eye on New Mexico's Groundwater - News Deeply
5/3/2018 3:00:00 AM
Amid High Court Battle, Texas Keeps an Eye on New Mexico's Groundwater    News Deeply A fight over groundwater between New Mexico and Texas is in the hands of the U.S. Supreme Court, but the battle has intensified as New Mexico contemplates ...

With lawsuit pending, Texas watches NM's groundwater management - NMPolitics.net
5/1/2018 3:00:00 AM
With lawsuit pending, Texas watches NM's groundwater management    NMPolitics.net As drying in the Middle Rio Grande spreads, and a lawsuit over the river's waters moves through the U.S. Supreme Court, a top Texas official is calling out New ...

Given SCOTUS lawsuit, Texas keeps an eye on NM's groundwater management - New Mexico Political Report
4/30/2018 3:00:00 AM
Given SCOTUS lawsuit, Texas keeps an eye on NM's groundwater management    New Mexico Political Report As drying in the Middle Rio Grande spreads, and a lawsuit over the river's waters moves through the U.S. Supreme Court, a top Texas official is calling out New ...

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 ...

Irrigation News Items
Invasive Species Have Reshaped Texas. Now What? - The Texas Observer
4/19/2019 9:01:00 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.

Students learn water efficiency with new CASNR program - The Daily Toreador
4/17/2019 11:05:00 PM
Students learn water efficiency with new CASNR program    The Daily Toreador The Texas Tech College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources launched the interdisciplinary Undergraduate Agricultural Water Management ...

Paradise, Calif., Water Is Contaminated But Residents Are Moving Back Anyway - Texas Public Radio
4/16/2019 12:52:24 PM
Paradise, Calif., Water Is Contaminated But Residents Are Moving Back Anyway    Texas Public Radio Five months after the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in California history, the town of Paradise remains a disaster zone. Only 6 percent of the.

Youve never seen Texas like this: ‘From Above’ at the Bullock Museum - Stephenville Empire-Tribune
4/16/2019 1:07:54 AM
Youve never seen Texas like this: ‘From Above’ at the Bullock Museum    Stephenville Empire-Tribune In one image, gulf waves break like delicate lace on crumpled green wool. In another, creased mountains resemble the rough shell of an ancient tortoise.

Thomas Foods International selling off Menindee holding Texas Downs - The Weekly Times
4/15/2019 11:44:52 PM
Thomas Foods International selling off Menindee holding Texas Downs    The Weekly Times ONE of Australia's biggest food producers is offloading more than 5000ha of farmland in the Lower Darling region of NSW. Thomas Foods International is selling ...

Rainwater harvesting, turf management training set for May 7 in Boerne - AgriLife Today
4/11/2019 9:48:00 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 ...

Texas Crop and Weather Report - April 9, 2019 - AgriLife Today
4/9/2019 5:48:00 PM
Texas Crop and Weather Report - April 9, 2019    AgriLife Today COLLEGE STATION – Texas wheat fields look good, but the next few months will determine yield outcomes, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension *Service* ...

Happy State Bank Is the Only Game in Town for These Texas Farmers - Bloomberg
4/6/2019 3:00:00 AM
Happy State Bank Is the Only Game in Town for These Texas Farmers    Bloomberg The loan office at Happy State Bank, the only bank in Silverton, Texas, has barely changed in the 73 years it's been open. About 90 percent of the farmers in ...

Texas Crop and Weather Report - April 2, 2019 - AgriLife Today
4/2/2019 4:43:00 PM
Texas Crop and Weather Report - April 2, 2019    AgriLife Today COLLEGE STATION – Texas fruit crops appear set for a good year, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension *Service* expert. Peach trees at Philley's Peach ...

Six-county beef conference to address key issues facing producers - abc7amarillo.com
3/29/2019 3:00:00 AM
Six-county beef conference to address key issues facing producers    abc7amarillo.com A daylong conference will bring together beef-industry experts to talk about issues facing Panhandle cattle producers, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife ...

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 tea': Kamay celebrates 100 years of oil history - Times Record News
3/28/2019 3:00:00 AM
'Texas tea': Kamay celebrates 100 years of oil history    Times Record News We were oil people. We're still oil people,” said Danny Cravens, Kamay native and owner of an oil-related electrical business.

Not a single Texas citizen suffering from drought from this day forward - TribTalk
3/27/2019 3:00:00 AM
Not a single Texas citizen suffering from drought from this day forward    TribTalk Around the turn of the 20th century, inventor and entrepreneur C.W. Post, a one-time Texas resident, attempted to end a four-year drought by using explosives to ...

Texas Crop and Weather Report — March 26, 2019 - AgriLife Today
3/26/2019 3:00:00 AM
Texas Crop and Weather Report — March 26, 2019    AgriLife Today Horticulturist gives spring recommendations for successful Texas landscapes. Click for tips and this week's crop and weather report.

Cotton acreage continues climb in northern Texas Panhandle - High Plains Journal
3/23/2019 3:00:00 AM
Cotton acreage continues climb in northern Texas Panhandle    High Plains Journal 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 ...

Could a Tug-of-War Between Two Central Texas Counties Leave Residents Without Drinking Water? - Texas Monthly
3/22/2019 10:28:19 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 ...

Research pays off as fortified high tunnel growing structures withstand bomb cyclone - abc7amarillo.com
3/22/2019 3:00:00 AM
Research pays off as fortified high tunnel growing structures withstand bomb cyclone    abc7amarillo.com Lessons learned in construction of protected agriculture systems, or high tunnels, kept Texas A&M AgriLife Research tunnels near Amarillo securely in place ...

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 ...

AgriLife Extension's Swanson appointed to TCEQ Irrigation Advisory Council | AgriLife - AgriLife Today
2/25/2019 3:00:00 AM
AgriLife Extension's Swanson appointed to TCEQ Irrigation Advisory Council | AgriLife    AgriLife Today COLLEGE STATION – Charles Swanson, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension *Service* irrigation specialist, has been appointed to the Texas Commission on ...

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.

Moraine company acquires southwest supplier - Dayton Business Journal
2/15/2019 3:00:00 AM
Moraine company acquires southwest supplier    Dayton Business Journal The acquisition comes just one day after Winsupply announced it is opening four new businesses in Texas, Massachusetts and northeast Ohio.

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 ...

Rainwater harvesting, turf management training Feb. 7 in Wimberley - AgriLife Today
1/12/2019 3:00:00 AM
Rainwater harvesting, turf management training Feb. 7 in Wimberley    AgriLife Today A free Healthy Lawns Healthy Waters program will be held Feb. 7 in Wimberley. (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension *Service* photo). Contact: John Smith ...

East Texas Turfgrass Conference set Feb. 7 in Overton - AgriLife Today
1/9/2019 3:00:00 AM
East Texas Turfgrass Conference set Feb. 7 in Overton    AgriLife Today OVERTON – The annual Texas A&M AgriLife Extension *Service* East Texas Turfgrass Conference will be Feb. 7 in Overton. The East Texas Turfgrass ...

Smart drones in precision agriculture puts Texas Tech on cutting edge - High Plains Journal
12/12/2018 3:00:00 AM
Smart drones in precision agriculture puts Texas Tech on cutting edge    High Plains Journal Fields of cotton, wheat, sorghum and other crops are a common sight in the Texas High Plains, but what you might not expect is to see drones whipping through ...

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 ...

Turfgrass Ecology and Management Short Course set for Feb. 25-28 at Texas A&M - AgriLife Today
11/23/2018 3:00:00 AM
Turfgrass Ecology and Management Short Course set for Feb. 25-28 at Texas A&M    AgriLife Today Optional turf irrigation program to be offered March 1. Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu. Contact: Dr. Becky Grubbs, 979-845-0603 ...

Federal report: Hurricane Harvey was a climate change harbinger - The Texas Tribune
11/23/2018 3:00:00 AM
Federal report: Hurricane Harvey was a climate change harbinger    The Texas Tribune A major scientific report released Friday by the Trump administration says Hurricane Harvey and other recent extreme weather events are a sign of things to ...

Texas Crop and Weather Report – Oct. 16, 2018 - AgriLife Today
10/16/2018 3:00:00 AM
Texas Crop and Weather Report – Oct. 16, 2018    AgriLife Today COLLEGE STATION – Texas grain producers faced a difficult 2018 as natural and market forces aligned against them, according to Texas A&M AgriLife ...

A&M AgrifLife's Borlaug Institute receives $12.5M for irrigation research - Bryan-College Station Eagle
10/7/2018 3:00:00 AM
A&M AgrifLife's Borlaug Institute receives $12.5M for irrigation research    Bryan-College Station Eagle A laboratory at Texas A&M AgriLife Research's Borlaug Institute for International Agriculture has received a five-year extension and $12.5 million to continue its ...

Texas A&M's Borlaug Institute for International Agriculture receives additional $12.5 million for research on small scale irrigation - AgriLife Today
10/5/2018 3:00:00 AM
Texas A&M's Borlaug Institute for International Agriculture receives additional $12.5 million for research on small scale irrigation    AgriLife Today COLLEGE STATION – The Borlaug Institute for International Agriculture, part of Texas A&M AgriLife Research, has received an additional $12.5 million from the ...

Texas Crop and Weather – Sept. 11, 2018 - AgriLife Today
9/11/2018 3:00:00 AM
Texas Crop and Weather – Sept. 11, 2018    AgriLife Today COLLEGE STATION – Texas is emerging from one of the hottest, driest summers on record, but the long-term forecast suggests winter and spring will be wet, ...

One of the fastest-growing regions of the US could run out of water - Quartz
8/21/2018 3:00:00 AM
One of the fastest-growing regions of the US could run out of water    Quartz Three years into one of the most extreme droughts in Texas history, Raymondville city manager Eleazar “Yogi” Garcia was facing a worst-case scenario.

Georgetown starts water restriction plan due to drought, high temperatures - KVUE.com
8/2/2018 3:00:00 AM
Georgetown starts water restriction plan due to drought, high temperatures    KVUE.com GEORGETOWN, Texas — The City of Georgetown announced Thursday they are starting phase one of their Drought Contingency Plan. According to ...

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 ...

Amid drought in Texas Panhandle, farmers scratch crops from dust - Christian Science Monitor
5/30/2018 3:00:00 AM
Amid drought in Texas Panhandle, farmers scratch crops from dust    Christian Science Monitor Extensive drought has forced farmers in the Texas Panhandle to rely more heavily on water drawn from the Ogallala Aquifer, raising concerns that they may be ...

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 Today
9/9/2015 3:00:00 AM
Texas crop, weather for Sept. 9, 2015    AgriLife Today When will El Niño predicted wet weather arrive? As if waiting for cooler weather, San Angelo area sheep cluster together in a pen. They may have to wait awhile, ...

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.

Conservation Makes a Difference in Drought-Stricken Areas - USDA.gov
5/3/2013 3:00:00 AM
Conservation Makes a Difference in Drought-Stricken Areas    USDA.gov For months, South Texas ranchers have been struggling to keep cattle fed and watered through extraordinary drought conditions. Water wells and stock tanks ...

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
Rainwater harvesting, turf management training set for May 7 in Boerne - AgriLife Today
4/11/2019 9:48:00 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 Elevated benzene levels detected in water near ITC facility    KTRK-TV UPDATE: Texas Sues Deer Park Petrochemical Company For Violations Of Clean Air Act    Houston Public Media Contaminants get into water after ITC Deer Park fire, containment wall breach    KHOU.com View full coverage on Google News

AG Paxton Files Lawsuit Against Intercontinental Terminals Company For Violations Of The Texas Clean Air Act - Montgomery County Gazette
3/22/2019 3:00:00 AM
AG Paxton Files Lawsuit Against Intercontinental Terminals Company For Violations Of The Texas Clean Air Act    Montgomery County Gazette AUSTIN – Acting on behalf of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), Attorney General Ken Paxton today filed an environmental lawsuit ...

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 ...

Public invited to Mill Creek watershed quality meeting Jan. 26 in Bleiblerville - AgriLife Today
1/2/2015 3:00:00 AM
Public invited to Mill Creek watershed quality meeting Jan. 26 in Bleiblerville    AgriLife Today BLEIBLERVILLE — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension *Service* and Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board are inviting area residents to partner with ...

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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Houston Zoo Announces Opening Date for Texas Wetlands Exhibit - Houston On The Cheap
4/20/2019 10:08:22 PM
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 9:01:00 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.

Native plant sale coming to courthouse square - The Glen Rose Reporter
4/14/2019 12:28:35 PM
Native plant sale coming to courthouse square    The Glen Rose Reporter It's April, bringing beautiful Texas springtime weather with gorgeous Bluebonnets and other flowers. This weather and our wonderful wildflowers make most of us ...

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 ...

River first, border second - Boulder Weekly
3/28/2019 3:00:00 AM
River first, border second    Boulder Weekly The road to Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park is as flat as the rest of Texas and lined with palm trees — the tall, slender kind that arc elegantly against clear ...

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 ...

Texas Land Trends report shows value of conservation easements to ag, water, wildlife - North Texas e-News
3/19/2019 11:05:34 PM
Texas Land Trends report shows value of conservation easements to ag, water, wildlife    North Texas e-News The use of conservation easements could bring more than $5.8 million per year in value to wildlife. (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension *Service* photo)

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...

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 If walls and fences are built along all of the Texas border, most of the green ribbon of life created by the river will be lost forever.

National Butterfly Center threatened by U.S.-Mexico border wall in Texas - National Geographic
2/13/2019 3:00:00 AM
National Butterfly Center threatened by U.S.-Mexico border wall in Texas    National Geographic Construction on a six-mile stretch of a steel and concrete wall along the Texas-Mexico border is expected to begin at the end of this month. But conservationists ...

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.

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 ...

Trump's Border Wall Threatens Rare Butterflies and Native Bees - The Revelator
1/15/2019 3:00:00 AM
Trump's Border Wall Threatens Rare Butterflies and Native Bees    The Revelator New photographs reveal that the National Butterfly Center in Texas is also home to an amazing array of 200 bee species — some of which exist nowhere else in ...

Trump’s Wall Is Coming to Texas. Meet Its First Victims. - The Texas Observer
1/14/2019 3:00:00 AM
Trump’s Wall Is Coming to Texas. Meet Its First Victims.    The Texas Observer As soon as February, the border wall is headed for a state park, a butterfly refuge and the land of a Hispanic family who's called the Rio Grande Valley home ...

Trump visits Texas border, where wall threatens wildlife - UPI News
1/10/2019 3:00:00 AM
Trump visits Texas border, where wall threatens wildlife    UPI News President Donald Trump visits McAllen, Texas, on Thursday, where a nearby wildlife refuge is threatened by construction of a wall on the Mexico border.

Great Gardening - Central Texas: Native or not? A look at cedar in Central Texas - Temple Daily Telegram
1/6/2019 3:00:00 AM
Great Gardening - Central Texas: Native or not? A look at cedar in Central Texas    Temple Daily Telegram We are in the midst of cold and flu season. Many of us are suffering from sneezing and runny noses that are due to allergies, specifically cedar allergies.

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.

How Sotol, Texas' Wild Spirit, Earned A Proclamation From Austin's Mayor - Forbes
11/13/2018 3:00:00 AM
How Sotol, Texas' Wild Spirit, Earned A Proclamation From Austin's Mayor    Forbes In recognition of Desert Door's contribution to the area's growing craft spirits scene, the City of Austin proclaimed November 16, the brand's first anniversary, ...

What You Need to Know About Austin’s Water Shortage - Texas Monthly
10/23/2018 3:00:00 AM
What You Need to Know About Austin’s Water Shortage    Texas Monthly UPDATE: On October 28, six days after it was put into place, Austin's boil water advisory was lifted. City officials said that the water is now safe to drink out of the ...

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 ...

Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration's Texas Border-wall Waivers - Center for Biological Diversity
10/18/2018 3:00:00 AM
Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration's Texas Border-wall Waivers    Center for Biological Diversity WASHINGTON— Conservation groups sued the Trump administration today for waiving 28 conservation laws to speed construction of the border wall along the ...

Homeland Security moves to plug gaps in Bush-era border fence - The Texas Tribune
10/9/2018 3:00:00 AM
Homeland Security moves to plug gaps in Bush-era border fence    The Texas Tribune On Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security gave notice that it plans to waive environmental laws to install gates along a stretch of border fence in ...

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.

Trump's border wall could place several endangered animals at risk - Quartz
8/18/2018 3:00:00 AM
Trump's border wall could place several endangered animals at risk    Quartz In the Rio Grande Valley of Texas, endangered animals and plants ranging from big cats to rare bats face threats to their habitats posed by wall construction.

North Texas Drought, Heat Damaging Plant Life - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
7/29/2018 3:00:00 AM
North Texas Drought, Heat Damaging Plant Life    NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth With most of North Texas in the midst of moderate to extreme drought, plants are also increasingly at risk.

Can this drought-tolerant Texas plant predict rain? - Dallas News
7/27/2018 3:00:00 AM
Can this drought-tolerant Texas plant predict rain?    Dallas News I really like plants that do more than just look pretty. Texas sage fits that category because it tells you when it's going to rain ... or...

Vanishing Rio Grande Mussel Added to 'Endangered' List - Center for Biological Diversity
2/8/2018 3:00:00 AM
Vanishing Rio Grande Mussel Added to 'Endangered' List    Center for Biological Diversity LAREDO, Texas— After a 29-year delay, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* today protected the Texas hornshell, a species of mussel from the Rio Grande and its ...

Recent freezes aid in war against invasive aquatic species - Chron
1/21/2018 3:00:00 AM
Recent freezes aid in war against invasive aquatic species    Chron Texas freshwater anglers, boaters and others who enjoy and benefit from the state's rivers, reservoirs and other inland waters received a couple of welcome, ...

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.

Non-native plants, animals a threat to state - Chron.com
7/7/2016 3:00:00 AM
Non-native plants, animals a threat to state    Chron.com From a distance, the island in Lake Houston looks like a lush, pristine piece of Native Texas - a rare place where the land and the life on and around it ebb and ...

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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 ...

As House budget proposal moves forward, Freedom Caucus member casts no vote - Waxahachie Daily Light
3/19/2019 3:00:00 AM
As House budget proposal moves forward, Freedom Caucus member casts no vote    Waxahachie Daily Light When the members of a key Texas House committee on Monday voted on the House budget proposal, they were all on the same page — except one.

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, ...

Will Hurd Has Defied Both Liberals and Donald Trump. Is He the Future of the GOP or a Party of One? - Texas Monthly
3/14/2019 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.

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.

'No Survivors' After Boeing 767 Cargo Plane, Carrying 3, Crashes Into Texas Bay - TIME
2/23/2019 3:00:00 AM
'No Survivors' After Boeing 767 Cargo Plane, Carrying 3, Crashes Into Texas Bay    TIME The aircraft was discovered at the northern end of Trinity Bay near Anahuac, Texas.

Rep. Filemon Vela: This Texas-Mexico border land is the private owners' land - Corpus Christi Caller-Times
2/21/2019 3:00:00 AM
Rep. Filemon Vela: This Texas-Mexico border land is the private owners' land    Corpus Christi Caller-Times The use of eminent domain to obtain the land for the border wall is something that will greatly affect the residents of the Rio Grande Valley.

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.

Border Wall Construction Set to Begin in Rio Grande Valley, Texas, in Next Few Days - LifeZette
2/10/2019 3:00:00 AM
Border Wall Construction Set to Begin in Rio Grande Valley, Texas, in Next Few Days    LifeZette As lawmakers argue over funding, one section of barrier will go up very soon.

La Lomita Chapel Fights Plans For Border Wall - NPR
2/10/2019 3:00:00 AM
La Lomita Chapel Fights Plans For Border Wall    NPR The town of Mission, Texas grew up around La Lomita chapel. Last week, the local Catholic diocese tried and failed to stop the government from surveying the ...

As border wall funding divides Washington, new multimillion-dollar barrier will soon break ground in Texas - Fox News
2/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
As border wall funding divides Washington, new multimillion-dollar barrier will soon break ground in Texas    Fox News As the nation's capital grapples over how to fund the controversial border wall, construction of a new one in the Rio Grande Valley is set to begin in the next few ...

More than a dozen bills filed in Texas legislature to address sexual assault - KXAN.com
2/4/2019 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.

Gov. Greg Abbott to highlight property taxes, education in State of the State Address - Chron.com
2/4/2019 3:00:00 AM
Gov. Greg Abbott to highlight property taxes, education in State of the State Address    Chron.com AUSTIN - Gov. Greg Abbott will take center stage at the Texas Capitol tomorrow as he delivers his State of the State Address. Here's what to expect:.

Activist for disabilities rights bring 'people power' to the Texas Capitol - Corpus Christi Caller-Times
2/1/2019 3:00:00 AM
Activist for disabilities rights bring 'people power' to the Texas Capitol    Corpus Christi Caller-Times ADAPT of Texas pushes for better pay for community attendants who help Texans with disabilities have an independent life.

Here are the House, Senate Committees The Woodlands lawmakers will serve on in the 86th Texas Legislature - Community Impact Newspaper
1/28/2019 3:00:00 AM
Here are the House, Senate Committees The Woodlands lawmakers will serve on in the 86th Texas Legislature    Community Impact Newspaper Jan 28, 2019: Area representatives received their committee assignments following State Speaker of the House Dennis Bonnen's announcement Jan. 23.

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 ...

Texas Legislative Session Now Underway: Key Environmental Issues of Interest - Lexology
1/11/2019 3:00:00 AM
Texas Legislative Session Now Underway: Key Environmental Issues of Interest    Lexology With the Texas Legislature having now convened for the 2019 session, various key environmental issues are anticipated to be the subject of debate and…

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.

Texas lawmakers press border patrol on Guatemalan girl’s death - Chron.com
12/15/2018 3:00:00 AM
Texas lawmakers press border patrol on Guatemalan girl’s death    Chron.com WASHINGTON - House Democrats on Friday sharply questioned the border patrol's handling of a 7-year-old Guatemalan girl who died last week after being ...

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of the Upcoming Legislative Session - Austin Chronicle
12/14/2018 3:00:00 AM
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of the Upcoming Legislative Session    Austin Chronicle Yes, they're coming back. Yes, they have to. Will the 86th Texas Legislature be as horrific and hostile as its recent predecessors, or will it be a more pleasant and ...

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 ...

Border Fence Quietly Slated to Expand as Congress Debates “the Wall” - Truthout
11/28/2018 3:00:00 AM
Border Fence Quietly Slated to Expand as Congress Debates “the Wall”    Truthout South Texas communities are resisting the new stretch of fence slated for construction in February.

Texas loses congressional clout as the Democrats retake the House - Houston Chronicle
11/8/2018 3:00:00 AM
Texas loses congressional clout as the Democrats retake the House    Houston Chronicle An extraordinary period of Texas Republicans' congressional clout is about to end with retirements and the Democrats' House takeover, relegating committee ...

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 ...

Houston Chronicle endorses Beto O'Rourke in Texas Senate race | TheHill - The Hill
10/19/2018 3:00:00 AM
Houston Chronicle endorses Beto O'Rourke in Texas Senate race | TheHill    The Hill The Houston Chronicle on Friday endorsed Democratic Senate candidate Beto O'Rourke in his bid to unseat incumbent Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) in the closely ...

Body of missing Minneapolis man believed to be found in Austin, Texas - Star Tribune
10/8/2018 3:00:00 AM
Body of missing Minneapolis man believed to be found in Austin, Texas    Star Tribune The body of a Minneapolis man who went missing while attending a music festival in Austin, Texas, is believed to have been found across the river from where ...

For the 7th Congressional District: Lizzie Pannill Fletcher - Houston Chronicle
10/7/2018 3:00:00 AM
For the 7th Congressional District: Lizzie Pannill Fletcher    Houston Chronicle More than longtime Republican incumbent U.S. Rep. John Culberson, or even her opponents from the heated Democratic primary, Lizzie Pannill Fletcher ...

Ocelots, butterflies are in path of border wall in Texas - Texarkana Gazette
9/25/2018 3:00:00 AM
Ocelots, butterflies are in path of border wall in Texas    Texarkana Gazette When rains pushed the Rio Grande River to flood stage in 2010, an existing border wall acted as a flood barrier, protecting some lowlands but also trapping ...

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.

The Making of the ‘Magic Valley’ - The Texas Observer
8/21/2018 3:00:00 AM
The Making of the ‘Magic Valley’    The Texas Observer How Anglos came to control agriculture in the heavily Latino Rio Grande Valley.

GOP’s next budget writer could be one of the party’s last big spenders - McClatchy DC Bureau
7/6/2018 3:00:00 AM
GOP’s next budget writer could be one of the party’s last big spenders    McClatchy DC Bureau Texas Republican Kay Granger — best-known in Washington for the big money she sends home to her Fort Worth district — wants a bigger role writing the ...

Company that runs immigration detention centers is top donor for three Texas congressmen - Dallas News
6/21/2018 3:00:00 AM
Company that runs immigration detention centers is top donor for three Texas congressmen    Dallas News Updated at 2 p.m. June 21 to include contributions to U.S. Rep. John Carter, R-Round Rock. The headline was updated to reflect that GEO is the top donor for ...

With hurricane season approaching, Texas should heed Harvey's warning on climate change - Environmental Defense Fund
5/16/2018 3:00:00 AM
With hurricane season approaching, Texas should heed Harvey's warning on climate change    Environmental Defense Fund The 2018 hurricane season is just around the corner – June 1st, in fact. Initial predictions for this year's season say we should expect it to be more active than ...

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