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Texas Riparian & Stream Ecosystem Workshop – Upper San Antonio River Watershed

April 1, 2015 8 am – 4:00 pm Flyer Agenda Floresville Event Center 600 Hwy 97 W Floresville, TX 78114 This workshop is being co-hosted by the Wilson County Extension Office and San Antonio River Authority, to RSVP please go to http://texasriparian.org/trainings/upcoming-training-locations/ . The training will focus on the nature and function of stream and …

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Leon River 2015

Riparian & Stream Ecosystem Workshop set for March 12 in Hamilton

  HAMILTON–The Texas Water Resources Institute’s Texas Riparian and Stream Ecosystem Education Program will host a workshop from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. March 12 in Hamilton for area residents interested in land and water stewardship in the Leon River watershed. The free workshop will be co-hosted by the Texas A&M Institute of Renewable Natural Resources. The …

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Urban Riparian Symposium Feb. 11-13, 2015 – Register Now!

Urban Riparian Symposium * Feb. 11-13, 2015 * Austin, Tx Register Now Urban Riparian Symposium Registration – Student Registration for $75 and regular registration is $110. Room Block ends Jan. 16th – Reserve your room now! The Urban Riparian Symposium in Austin February 11th – 13th  of 2015 and will provide an opportunity for natural resource …

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New study: Forest sector contributes $30.3 billion to Texas economy

The Texas A&M Forest Service (TFS) has completed a new study of the economic contribution provided by forestry-driven, wood-based industries in Texas. The report shows that the Texas forest sector continues to be one of the top ten manufacturing sectors in the state and contributed $30.3 billion in industry output, supporting more than 130,600 jobs, …

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New Texas Land Trends report shows decline in rural working land acreage

By Kathy Wythe Texas experienced a net loss of nearly 1.1 million acres of privately owned farms, ranches and forests from 1997 to 2012, continuing the trend of rural land conversion and fragmentation in Texas, according to a new Texas Land Trends report released by the Texas A&M Institute of Renewable Natural Resources (IRNR). “More …

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