Green infrastructure is a cost-effective and sustainable way to manage stormwater runoff, improve water quality, and enhance native biodiversity. Green infrastructure systems can be implemented in a variety of locations, from individual homes and businesses to watersheds and rangelands. This case study discusses the green infrastructure practices installed to capture and treat stormwater runoff at Reilly Elementary School in Austin, Texas. (2 pages)
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This online course will enable land managers to select and restore the best grasses for their goals. Objectives: select plants native to Texas; explain biological characteristics of relevant grasses; describe soil factors; predict vegetation based on ecoregions; select seeds; prepare your seedbed; determine proper planting times; acquire necessary equipment; manage grasses once planted.
Today Master Gardeners are active in all 50 U.S. States and eight Canadian provinces. The heart of the Texas Master Gardener program is the dedicated, passionate volunteers who are willing to share their knowledge with anyone interested. 2019 Edition.