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Conservation Matters is published by the Texas Water Resources Institute and the Texas A&M Natural Resources Institute
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NRI develops new reporting tool for wild pigs
A new feature on Texas A&M Natural Resources Institute’s wild pig website offers Texas landowners and homeowners an easy-to-use tool to report sightings of wild pigs and the damage that may have occurred. Read more.
Master Irrigator program: From demonstration to adoption  
Agricultural water conservation is extremely important, especially in the Ogallala Aquifer region. Targeting the agricultural water users in the North Texas area, a program began in 2016 that focuses on conserving irrigation: the Master Irrigator program. Read more.
The Eagle cites NRI on Texas Tribune's Preserving Natural Resources panel
In a two-day event organized by the Texas Tribune, more than 200 officials, agriculture stakeholders including NRI's director Dr. Roel Lopez, and residents from across the state gathered to discuss and answer questions about challenges and opportunities facing rural Texans. Read more.
FY2019 USGS 104G Water Resources National Competitive Grant announced
The Texas Water Resources Institute announces the release of the draft Request for Pre-proposals for the FY 2019 National Competitive Grant Program by the U.S. Geological Survey in cooperation with the National Institutes for Water Resources. Read more.
#ICYMI: TWRI’s Sanchez interviewed by Yale University’s Climate Connections
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TSSWCB announces Friend of Conservation M.J. Hanna Trust
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Institute to host training on implementing watershed plans
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Gopher Tortoise: Building a thriving community
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TWJ publishes paper on water workforce readiness
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Long Acres Ranch: Demonstrating native grassland restoration
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TWRI water team publishes reports, newsletters, fact sheets
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Wild Pig Newsletter Fall 2018
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Events
Homeowner Septic
System Workshops
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Dec. 6-7, Palacios, Bay City
Texas Watershed Planning
Short Course
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Feb. 18-21, 2019, Bandera
Earth-Kind Landscape
Short Course
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Dec. 17-19, College Station
Turfgrass Ecology and Management Short Course,
Feb. 25-28, 2019, College Station
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TWRI and NRI work together to foster and communicate research and educational outreach programs focused on water and natural resources science and management issues in Texas and beyond. TWRI and NRI are part of Texas A&M AgriLife Research, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Texas A&M University.

Conservation Matters publishes timely information about water and natural resources news and research at universities and organizations in Texas. If you have information for possible inclusion in Conservation Matters, please contact Kathy Wythe at kwythe@tamu.eduAll submissions may be edited for grammar and style.

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