Houston-Area Freshwater Wetland Loss, 1992-2010
- Date of Publication
- January 25, 2022
- See Agrilife Learn
Development is seriously affecting the freshwater wetland resources in the Greater Houston Metro Area, and continued loss at the rates documented will very likely have grave implications for the long-term health of the Galveston Bay System. This publication explains the results of research on where, why, and how many acres of wetlands have been destroyed in the Houston area since 1992 and what residents, resource managers, and policymakers can do to protect what remains. (51 Pages)
More choices in Environment & Natural Resources
Learners will increase their understanding of drought management strategies. They will develop an increased understanding of risk management strategies, identify the best risk management tools, and recognize the importance of advanced preparation for when a drought occurs. You will need to view all of the course material and complete the post-module survey. Risk Management Products […]
This course aims to help beef cattle producers protect Texas waterways from contamination that is linked with the production of livestock. These contaminations may also pose a health risk to Texas citizens.
This course will inform participants about riparian and watershed processes, the benefits that healthy riparian areas provide, and the tools that prevent and/or resolve degradation and improve water quality.
An aerobic septic system, or aerobic treatment unit (ATU), uses oxygen to breakdown both dissolved and solid constituents into gases, cell mass, and non-degradable material contained in wastewater. This online course will teach you how to properly maintain and operate your ATU. You will have 30 days from the day you register to complete this program. If you do not complete the program within this limit, your registration will expire, and you will need to pay the registration fees again to start over.
Welcome to the Texas Watershed Steward online course! Here you will learn about watersheds, water quality, and watershed management and gain access to all of the information supplied in the face-to-face workshops we hold around the state.
This 1-hour course exposes learners to information regarding The Texas Watershed Steward (TWS) Program. Students will learn about the importance of water, the role of watersheds in the water cycle, and much more. Students have the option of obtaining school credit for this course.