This 1-hour course teaches kids and youth interested in watersheds more about:
- the Texas Watershed Steward (TWS) Program
- the importance of water
- the role of watersheds in the water cycle
- Texas watersheds
- impairments of water quality and quantity
- testing mechanisms and regulations surrounding Texas water
- protection programs
- and Best Management Practices (BMPs) in agricultural, urban and small-acreage, and residential settings.
Students have the option of obtaining school credit for this course.
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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.
The Texas Watershed Steward (TWS) online program is a statewide educational program designed to improve the quality of Texas’ water resources by educating and informing local stakeholders about their watershed, potential impairments, and steps that can be taken to help improve and protect water quality in their watershed.
This self-paced course provides a complete guide to center pivot irrigation systems and covers important details on their selection, operation, and management. All data and specifications are in both US customary units (or English unites) and metric units (or S.I. units), as is typical of center pivots outside of the United States. Test your knowledge of the material in each section through interactive quizzes.
Reseeding native plants is one of the most technically demanding land management practices in South Texas and this publication will point out 10 practices to avoid when reseeding.