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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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New issue of txH2O highlights research, outreach activities of two Ogallala Aquifer projects
The Texas Water Resources Institute recently published the Fall 2018 issue of its magazine, txH2O, highlighting the range of research activities across the Ogallala Aquifer region. Read more.
The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and partners announce 2018 Bats for the Future Fund  
The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, in partnership with the Avangrid Foundation, Southern Company, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and U.S. Forest Service, announced the 2018 round of funding for the Bats for the Future Fund. Read more.
Talking with Ogallala Aquifer region producers about H2O
Much of the water under the Ogallala Aquifer region is declining at a faster rate than it recharges by rainfall. txH2O talked to a few producers about what it is like farming on a declining water resource. Read more.
NRI’s Alison Lund receives Yellow Rose of Texas Commission 
The Yellow Rose of Texas is the highest award presented to women in Texas. The commission is given by the Texas Governor in honor of Texas women who have demonstrated exceptional volunteer and community service. Read more.
TWRI seeking pre-proposals for USGS and Mills Scholarships
The Texas Water Resources Institute announced its call for pre-proposals for students conducting water resources research. The deadline for pre-proposal submissions is Nov. 28, 2018. Read more.
Has your private water well flooded? What now?
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Longing for Longleaf: A tale of forest restoration
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Climate impacts on agricultural, ecological systems highlighted
at conference

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SERPPAS Circular Newsletter September/October is published 
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TWRI to offer urban riparian training Nov. 29 in Belton​
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Spotlight on quail predators: Raccoons and nest depredation
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LRGV producers learn about management approaches used in
Mississippi Delta 

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Potential impacts of climate change on Texas quail  
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Norman Borlaug Institute receives five-year extension, funding
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Rio Grande wild turkey management in Texas
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Texas Water Journal publishes
new article

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Texas Land Trends Map: Nighttime illumination increase
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Feb. 18-21, 2019, Bandera
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