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Texas Comptroller Partners with Texas A&M, Sam Houston State University to Study Monarch Butterfly

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today announced Texas A&M University and Sam Houston State University will share about $500,000 in funding for a research project to study the monarch butterfly. The research will document the monarch butterfly population in Texas and study its migratory habits. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service ...

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New Waverly Independence Day Celebration Draws Thousands of Spectators and Participants

Day-long celebration raises over $35,000 to support the youth of New Waverly, capped off by expanded fireworks show Members of the New Waverly Volunteer Fire Department and the New Waverly 4-H Community Club came together July 4th to host a full day of fun activities, continuing what has become a ...

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Lake Livingston Added to List of Texas Lakes Affected by Zebra Mussels

Three more Texas lakes are being added to the list of lakes affected by zebra mussels. Lake Livingston, Eagle Mountain Lake and Lake Worth all tested positive for zebra mussels. As we head into the Independence Day weekend, these new findings serve as a good reminder to boaters to “Clean, ...

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Construction to Convert Bobby K Marks Drive and Bearkat Boulevard to One-Way has Begun

Construction to convert sections of Bobby K. Marks Drive and Bearkat Boulevard to one-way has begun. The road will be shut off to allow the crews to work efficiently to get the streets converted to one-way and to add the paid parking spaces along each section. Please pay attention to ...

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Record Funding from Texas Legislature Fuels Giant Salvinia Awareness Effort

Lake Livingston and Lake Conroe both identified as “infested waterbodies” Boaters Urged to “Clean, Drain, Dry” to Protect Texas Lakes from Aquatic Invasive Plants Bolstered by a record appropriation from the Texas Legislature, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, river authorities and other partners are stepping up the war against ...

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TPW Commission Adopts Amended Deer Movement Rules

After extensive public testimony, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission Monday approved an amended set of regulations for artificial movement of deer by permit as part of the state’s chronic wasting disease (CWD) management plan. Adopted provisions are the result of extensive collaboration between the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department ...

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Transfer Station is Now Accepting Credit Cards

The City of Huntsville’s Transfer Station is a place for customers to bring in their recyclables and garbage. Everything that comes in and out of the Transfer Station Facility is tracked through weight. When you enter the facility, your vehicle is weighted on a large scale. Once you have unloaded ...

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Huntsville Outdoor Water Restrictions Have Been Lifted

The repairs have been successfully completed to the 30” Raw Water line going to the TRA Water Treatment Plant. The Stage 3 Mandatory Outdoor Water Restrictions have been lifted and all outdoor water usage may resume. All of our storage tanks are at full capacity and the City has resumed ...

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Free Legal Assistance Available for Texas Flooding Victims

Following recent storms and flooding in Texas, the State Bar of Texas, the American Bar Association (ABA), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and other organizations have partnered to help provide assistance to affected individuals. A toll-free legal hotline (800-504-7030) is available to connect low-income individuals affected by the disaster ...

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Mandatory Outdoor Water Restrictions Still in Place for Huntsville

City of Huntsville officials are urging residents to halt all outdoor watering until further notice. The mandatory restrictions are in place to allow for adequate fire flow and water pressure in the event of an emergency situation. The City is currently blending water from 6 wells until the repair on ...

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