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Request for Abstracts – Urban Riparian Symposium Feb. 11-13 in Austin

  Register Now – Early Registration is due by December 1 for $75 and after December 1 registration is $110. Reminder: Abstracts are due by November 18th! Request for Abstracts Abstracts are being sought for oral presentations and posters focused on Urban Riparian topics. Submit abstracts by email to n-dictson@tamu.edu .ABSTRACTS MUST BE RECEIVED VIA …

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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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Texas Riparian & Stream Ecosystem Workshop – Dickinson Bayou Watershed

February 27, 2015 9 am – 4:30 pm Flyer Agenda Galveston County Extension Office 4102-B Main Street (FM 519), La Marque, Texas 77568 This workshop is being co-hosted by the Galveston County Extension Office, Texas Coastal Watershed Program, and the Dickinson Bayou Watershed Partnership. The training will focus on the nature and function of stream …

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Texas Riparian & Stream Ecosystem Workshop – Pedernales River Watershed

December 5, 2014 8 am – 4pm Flyer Agenda Lyndon B. Johnson – Group Dining Hall 199 State Park Road 52 (off HWY 290 E.) Stonewall, Texas  (map) (Park Map with Dining Hall) This workshop is being co-hosted by Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Hill Country Alliance and The Nature Conservancy. The training will focus …

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