Project Goals/Objectives: The major goals of this project is to protect and improve water quality in Texas. The extensive education, training, and outreach components of this project will lead to an increase in forestry BMP implementation, as well as preventing unnecessary erosion and sedimentation from occurring. Another goal is to provide technical assistance to the forestry community on emerging issues – biomass, urban forestry, and land stewardship in Central Texas. Lastly, effectively coordinating project efforts with Soil and Water Conservation Districts (SWCDs), natural resource agencies, and other organizations is a critical goal of this project.
Project Location: Statewide
Project Costs: Federal: ($421,528) Non-Federal Match: ($342,294) Total: ($763,822)
Project Participant(s): Texas A&M Forest Service, Texas Forestry Association, Texas Logging Council, Texas Rural Water Association
Project Workplan: 15-08
Final Report: Under Development
Project Workplan: 18-03