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TSSWCB Requests Proposals for FY2018 Clean Water Act Section 319(h) Nonpoint Source Grant Program

Release Date: 8-4-2017

TEMPLE – The Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board (TSSWCB) is requesting proposals for watershed assessment, planning, implementation, demonstration and education projects seeking funding under the FY2018 Clean Water Act §319(h) Nonpoint Source Grant Program. Proposed projects should focus on agricultural and/or silvicultural nonpoint source pollution prevention and abatement activities within the boundaries of impaired or threatened watersheds.

Public Comment Period Announced for Draft Lavon Lake Watershed Protection Plan

Release Date: 7-6-2017

WYLIE — The North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD), Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, and Lavon Lake Watershed Partnership have announced the opening of the formal public comment period for the draft Lavon Lake Watershed Protection Plan (Draft Plan). Comments will be accepted July 6- August 4, 2017.

Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board Announces 2017 Conservation Award Winners

Release Date: 6-1-2017
TEMPLE – Each year the Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board (TSSWCB) and the Association of Texas Soil and Water Conservation Districts (ATSWCD) recognize and honor individuals who dedicate themselves to the conservation and management of renewable natural resources. These outstanding conservationists will be recognized during an awards luncheon on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at the Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa & Convention Center in Galveston.

Leadership Elected on Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board

Release Date: 5-24-2017

TEMPLE – The Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board (TSSWCB) held a board meeting on Thursday, May 18, 2017. During the meeting action was taken to elect a Chairman and Vice Chairman of the board.

Scott Buckles Re-Elected to Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board

Release Date: 5-4-2017

TEMPLE — Scott Buckles of Stratford, was re-elected on May 2, 2017, to serve another two-year term on the Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board (TSSWCB). Buckles represents State District I, which consists of 51 counties and 49 Soil and Water Conservation Districts (SWCDs) in the panhandle and south plains region of Texas.