100-mile nature trail connecting Austin to San Antonio springs into next phase

100-mile nature trail connecting Austin to San Antonio springs into next phase

The Great Springs Project has released its Trails Plan, another step along the path to a proposed 100-plus-mile network of trails from the Alamo to the Capitol.The project, launched in 2018, aims to create a corridor of protected lands over the Edwards Aquifer...
USDA Takes Action to Strengthen Pollinator Research Support.

USDA Takes Action to Strengthen Pollinator Research Support.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture today announced its strengthened commitment to advancing research and programmatic priorities that support pollinator health by soliciting nominations for members to serve on its newly formed USDA National Pollinator Subcommittee.The...
NRI releases Texas landowner survey to examine status of working lands and needs of land managers.

NRI releases Texas landowner survey to examine status of working lands and needs of land managers.

The Texas A&M Natural Resources Institute’s Texas Land Trends program released the 2022 Landowner Survey for landowners who own or operate private working lands in Texas. This voluntary questionnaire serves to gather information on the needs, preferences,...
Amid troubling UN climate report, Texas ecologist says we have to act fast to adapt to a warming planet.

Amid troubling UN climate report, Texas ecologist says we have to act fast to adapt to a warming planet.

On Monday, the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a new report, sounding the alarm again on the rapid warming of the planet. The publication asserts, in part, that the impacts of global warming are now simply “irreversible.”But there are still...