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    <p>With the Texas winter wildfire season upon us, officials at Texas A&amp;M Forest Service are responding to an increase in wildfire frequency across the state. Yesterday, two Single Engine Air Tankers (SEATS) responding to a wildfire in Erath County were grounded due to the presence of a drone in the wildfire perimeter.</p>2/24/2017 11:55:00 AM
    Drones slow wildfire response and ground firefighting aircraft

    With the Texas winter wildfire season upon us, officials at Texas A&amp;M Forest Service are responding to an increase in wildfire frequency across the state. Yesterday, two Single Engine Air Tankers (SEATS) responding to a wildfire in Erath County were grounded due to the presence of a drone in the wildfire perimeter.


    <p>Critical fire weather conditions will be present over the Texas Plains region Thursday and Friday. 
 The National Weather Service  Storm Prediction Center  has issued an alert putting western portions of the state in the</p>2/22/2017 12:05:00 PM
    Critical fire weather conditions present over Texas Plains

    Critical fire weather conditions will be present over the Texas Plains region Thursday and Friday. The National Weather Service  Storm Prediction Center  has issued an alert putting western portions of the state in the


    <p> In preparation for the 2017 wildfire season, firefighters from across the state are set to attend a wildfire academy at Camp Bowie in Brownwood.  
 The 16th Annual Central Texas Wildfire Academy will take place Feb. 22 – 26 and </p>2/21/2017 09:30:00 AM
    Camp Bowie to host 16th annual wildfire academy

     In preparation for the 2017 wildfire season, firefighters from across the state are set to attend a wildfire academy at Camp Bowie in Brownwood. The 16th Annual Central Texas Wildfire Academy will take place Feb. 22 – 26 and


    <p>Approximately 4,000 more trees are taking root in wildfire-scarred Texas soil this weekend thanks to the planting efforts of student volunteers from Texas A&M University.</p>2/20/2017 09:40:00 AM
    After the wildfire: Texas A&M University students help recover the Lost Pines

    Approximately 4,000 more trees are taking root in wildfire-scarred Texas soil this weekend thanks to the planting efforts of student volunteers from Texas A&M University.


    <p>Feb.
16, 2017  
   Central
Texas now has an airtanker base to help fight wildfires   
  AUSTIN, Texas — Texas A&M University System
Chancellor John Sharp joined State Rep. John Cyrier and officials with the Texas
A&M Forest Service on Thursday to unveil the newly establi</p>2/16/2017 11:15:00 AM
    Central Texas now has an airtanker base to help fight wildfires

    Feb. 16, 2017 Central Texas now has an airtanker base to help fight wildfires AUSTIN, Texas — Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp joined State Rep. John Cyrier and officials with the Texas A&M Forest Service on Thursday to unveil the newly establi


    <p>Feb. 9, 2017 — COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Donald Galloway of Texas A&amp;M Forest Service was awarded the 2017 Regents Fellow Service Award from the Texas A&amp;M University System Board of Regents.  
 The award was presented Feb. 8 at the Memorial St</p>2/9/2017 10:00:00 AM
    Donald Galloway awarded the 2017 Regents Fellow Service Award

    Feb. 9, 2017 — COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Donald Galloway of Texas A&amp;M Forest Service was awarded the 2017 Regents Fellow Service Award from the Texas A&amp;M University System Board of Regents. The award was presented Feb. 8 at the Memorial St


    <p>    San Jacinto County Completes Community
Wildfire Protection Plan  
 Feb. 7, 2017 — COLDSPRING,
Texas — San Jacinto County has developed a plan that will better prepare the
community for wildfires. 
 The Community Wildfire
Protection Plan is the 18 th  countywide CWPP in Texas. It was
developed by San Jacinto </p>2/7/2017 09:55:00 AM
    San Jacinto County Completes Community Wildfire Protection Plan

    San Jacinto County Completes Community Wildfire Protection Plan Feb. 7, 2017 — COLDSPRING, Texas — San Jacinto County has developed a plan that will better prepare the community for wildfires. The Community Wildfire Protection Plan is the 18 th countywide CWPP in Texas. It was developed by San Jacinto