Category Archives: Programs

Texas Master Naturalist program offers new printed curriculum

Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Mary Pearl Meuth, 979-845-7294, mpmeuth@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – The Texas Master Naturalist program has a new training curriculum that’s hot off the press, a Texas A&M official said. Mary Pearl Meuth, a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service associate at College Station who works with the statewide program affiliated with her agency and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, said the book published and available through the Texas A&M University Press can be ordered at: http://bit.ly/2bFwmg3. “This edition is our first official professionally… Read More →

Yearlong AgriLife Extension wildlife educational series kicks off in San Angelo on Feb. 10

Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Josh Blanek, 325-659-6523, j-blanek@tamu.edu SAN ANGELO – Two Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service staffers are collaborating on a yearlong project aimed at providing wildlife education opportunities to West Texans. Josh Blanek, AgriLife Extension agent in Tom Green County, and Dr. John Tomecek, AgriLife Extension wildlife specialist at San Angelo, will conduct “Wildlife Wednesdays,” a series of 11 wildlife related one-hour seminars from noon to 1 p.m. starting Feb. 10. The series will cover a variety of topics tailored to the time of… Read More →

AgriLife Extension offers online wild pig distance education courses

Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Mark Tyson, 979-845-4698, mark.tyson@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is offering an online wild pig management course for landowners, land managers and others seeking information on feral swine. Mark Tyson, AgriLife Extension wildlife associate at College Station, said the course is divided into five modules, which are split into three main areas of study— two providing continuing education units and one informational course designed for the general public. All are narrated by members of the Feral Hog Community… Read More →