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Tax Workshop for Timber Landowners

Annual workshop to highlight tax law changes for forest landowners   Did you know that timber tax laws have changed due to the new tax law passed by Congress in December 2015? An upcoming workshop aims to keep forest landowners and other professionals informed on the latest updates to tax ...

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Walker County Master Gardeners Spring Workshop Planned

The Huntsville Public Library is pleased to host the Walker County Master Gardeners annual spring planting workshop, “Starting Your Spring Vegetable Garden,” on Monday, February 8, from 11:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. in the library’s Community Room. The Master Gardeners will discuss different gardening styles, soil preparation, planting time, fertilizers, ...

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Funds for Forest Landowners Near Sam Houston National Forest

New partnership provides funds to landowners who improve forest health.   Funds are now available for forest landowners near the Sam Houston National Forest through the Joint Chiefs’ Landscape Restoration Partnership. This partnership between USDA Forest Service, Natural Resources Conservation Service and Texas A&M Forest Service looks to improve forest ...

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TPWD Lifetime Super Combo License Contest

This is your chance to win a Lifetime Super Combo License, giving you the right to hunt and fish in Texas without ever having to buy another state license. Only $5 per entry and you can enter as many times as you like! Purchase your entries wherever Texas hunting and ...

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Texas A&M Forest Service Issues Winter Outlook

A wet winter may be in store, but the threat of wildfire still exists. The current El Niño conditions drop the threat of wildfire to below normal, however Texas A&M Forest Service urges caution this holiday season. “Fireworks and outdoor fires are usually associated with this time of year,” Jan ...

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New Agreement to Bring State Workers to US Forest Property

Texas signs Good Neighbor Authority with US Forest Service   Taking care of America’s lands and natural resources is a big job. No single organization can do it alone. Knowing that we are stronger together — the USDA Forest Service has entered into a Good Neighbor Authority agreement with Texas ...

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Quail Season Opens Saturday

Prospects Bright for Quail Season Opener on Saturday   Thanks to timely rainfall and cooler temperatures this year, Texas quail hunters can anticipate hearing more bobwhites during the upcoming season, which gets under way statewide Saturday, Oct. 31. Bobwhite quail could provide the best indicator of how timely rainfall has ...

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TPWD Steps Up Free-Ranging Deer Disease Surveillance

Hunters Asked to Submit Samples for CWD Testing   With the recent discovery of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in two captive deer breeding facilities in south-central Texas, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will be stepping up efforts to strategically sample hunter harvested deer at a greater level during the ...

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TPWD Now Accepting Online Applications for Drawn Hunts

Hunters are encouraged to start making plans now by applying online for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Drawn Hunts. Hunters can select from more than 35 hunt categories on 95 areas throughout the state, including hunts for whitetail, mule deer, bighorn sheep, pronghorn, exotics, turkey, alligator and more. The ...

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Huntsville Receives Grant for Town Creek Project

City of Huntsville to receive over $8 Million in grant funds for much-needed improvements along Town Creek     The City of Huntsville was pleased to receive notification last week that it has received the award letter from the Texas Department of Emergency Management (TDEM), approving a scope of work ...

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