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Free Forestry Workshop

Texas A&M Forestry Service Offers Free Forestry Workshop for Landowners In Texas Forest Sector.   Texas A&M Forest Service and Texas Forestry Association are offering a free workshop next month for landowners, foresters and others in the Texas forest sector. Topics include: How to identify the current health of your ...

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Economic Development at What Cost?

The term “economic development” is often used by elected officials at every level of government.   Cities, counties, and states across the country are competing to lure businesses into their areas to boost both employment and tax revenue.  Though these types of financial incentives may help bring new industry to ...

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TPWD Kicks Off Third Year of Youth Arts Contest

Art contest for Youth; Prizes include digital cameras, camcorders, art supplies.   For the third year, Texas state parks are partnering with the “Get to Know” organization for its annual Youth Arts Contest. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Youth Arts Contest encourages young people to get outside and share their ...

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Forester Conference Scheduled

Southern Group of State Foresters to meet in San Antonio   What’s your question? Trees are the answer. That is what several hundred forestry experts who are converging on San Antonio June 21 – 24 would say. The Southern Group of State Foresters is holding its 2015 conference in the ...

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Texas Parks and Wildlife Launches New Public Awareness Campaign Aimed at Boaters

Campaign Aims to Stem Spread of Invasive Zebra Mussels   A major public awareness campaign is calling on boaters to “Clean, Drain, and Dry” their boats, trailers, and gear before traveling to and from Texas waterways to stem the spread of zebra mussels. A coalition of river authorities, water districts ...

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Beautification Golf Tournament Scheduled

12TH Aannual Huntsville Beautification Golf Tournament set for June 19th   It’s time to hit the greens at the 12th Annual Huntsville Beautification Golf Tournament! It’s a shotgun start at 1 pm on Friday, June 19th at the Raven Nest Golf Course. Teams of 4 players are signing up now. ...

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Huntsville State Park to Host Family Camping Event

Texas Outdoor Family Workshop scheduled for May 2015 at Huntsville State Park   Activities Specific to this Workshop The Texas Outdoor Family program will provide you with an opportunity to enjoy all of the following activities at your upcoming event. You are also encouraged to explore the park on your ...

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Children’s K-5 Art Contest Announced

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and Samsung Austin Semiconductor invite K-5th grade students in Texas to submit artwork showing how they help keep the air and water clean, conserve water and energy, and reduce waste. Fifteen students and one teacher will each win a Samsung tablet, and one grand ...

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Huntsville’s 8th Annual Electronic Recycling Day Scheduled

Electronics Recycling And Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Day   The City of Huntsville Solid Waste and Recycling Services is hosting the 8th Annual Electronics Recycling Day on Saturday, April 11, 2015, from 9:00 a.m. to noon at the City’s Disposal and Recycling Facility. Technocycle of Houston has graciously sponsored the ...

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Walker County Proud 18th Annual Tree Sale Scheduled for Saturday, Feb 7th

Walker County Proud Communities will host its 18th Annual Tree Sale on Saturday, February 7 and the public is encouraged to take part and purchase one of thousands of available seedlings. The event will be held at the Walker County Storm Shelter, located at 455 State Highway 75 North, from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 ...

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