September 29, 2023-
Gold Hall Community Center
This workshop will focus on east Texas watersheds and many local efforts to improve water quality. Topics covered will include basic watershed function, water quality, and voluntary best-management practices minimize bacterial contamination originating from grazing livestock and wild pigs.
The free workshop will run from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. with lunch provided. Three Texas Department of Agriculture continuing education credits for pesticide applicators are available in the Integrated Pest Management. In addition, Advance Training credits will be offered to Master Naturalist. RSVP by September 25 to one of the hosting counties AgriLife Extension offices.
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The goal of the Lone Star Healthy Streams (LSHS) program is the protection of Texas waterways from bacterial contamination originating from livestock operations and feral hogs that may pose a serious health risk to Texas citizens. To achieve this important goal, the program's objective is the education of Texas farmers, ranchers, and landowners about proper grazing, feral hog management, and riparian area protection to reduce the levels of bacterial contamination in streams and rivers.