Workshop on Water Conservation

nb_WATERSHED - AGRILIFE - IMG_8068-adjA Texas Watershed Steward work-shop on water quality and water management related to Lake Tawakoni, Lake Fork and other area watersheds will be held from 8 a.m. to noon, May 6, at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office in Emory. Michael Kuitu, AgriLife Extension program specialist and coordinator for the Texas Watershed Steward program, College Station, notes that training will include an overview of water quality and watershed management in Texas. “We will primarily focus on area water quality issues, including current and future efforts to help improve and protect local watersheds,” he says.

Topics include watershed systems, types and sources of water pollution, methods to improve and protect water quality and the need for community-driven watershed protection and management. Attendees receive a copy of the Texas Watershed Steward Handbook and a certificate of completion.

The training is free and continuing education units are available for qualified individuals. Location: 410 Tawakoni Dr., (TX Hwy. 276), Emory. Preregister at tws.tamu.edu.

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