|10/28/2016 01:00:00 PM|
Eleven miles of ecologically significant Neches River conserved
ANDERSON COUNTY, Texas
(Oct. 28, 2016) — The Conservation Fund and Texas A&M Forest Service announced today the
protection of 6,899 acres of working forestland near Palestine, Texas. With
funding from the U.S. Forest Service’s Forest Legacy
through the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF),
|10/26/2016 10:05:00 AM|
Official State Arbor Day Celebration in the ‘Oldest Town in Texas’
We encourage all Texas communities to celebrate trees and to learn about the benefits they provide for us every day — like clean air, clear water, improving our health and even saving us money on energy bills.
|10/25/2016 09:55:00 AM|
Grant funding to purchase three fire trucks for TIFMAS approved
funding to purchase three fire trucks for TIFMAS approved
COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Three Texas
fire departments were selected to receive more than $700,000 in grants from Texas
A&M Forest Service through the Texas Intrastate Fire Mutual System on Oct.
19. This grant fund
|10/20/2016 01:20:00 PM|
Texas A&M Forest Service confirms increase of post oak mortality in Texas
Oct. 20, 2016
— COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Post oak trees across the state are facing higher
mortality rates in both urban and rural settings.
After the 2011
drought, a higher mortality rate in many trees was to be expected but Texas
A&M Forest Service sought to determine if the post oak population did h
|10/7/2016 09:25:00 AM|
Wildfire training academy to be held in Bastrop
October 7, 2016—BASTROP, Texas—Firefighters from
across the country will travel to Camp Swift to attend one of the country’s
premiere interagency wildfire academies.
The 19th annual Capital Area Interagency Wildfire and
Incident Management Academy, fondly known as the Bastrop Academy, will take
|10/6/2016 03:00:00 PM|
More than 15 million awarded in grants to fire departments
Oct. 6, 2016 – COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Texas
fire departments received more than $15 million in grants Wednesday through the
Texas A&M Forest Service Rural Volunteer Fire Department Assistance Program .
first of three funding meetings for the year, the RVFDAP awarded 442 grants to 421
|10/4/2016 03:25:00 PM|
Texans get to celebrate ‘holiday for trees’ on Nov. 4
Oct. 4, 2016 — COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Texans across the Lone Star State are invited to celebrate Arbor Day Nov. 4.
Arbor Day is a holiday for trees – it is the perfect day to plant trees and to celebrate all the ways that trees enrich our lives, communities and landscapes.