|5/23/2016 12:45:00 PM|
Texas A&M Forest Service Confirms Emerald Ash Borer Found in Texas
May 23, 2016—COLLEGE STATION, Texas—The invasive emerald ash borer (EAB) beetle that has killed tens of millions of ash trees across the U.S. has been detected in Texas. State and federal agencies are preparing people and communities with information, education and preventative measures to fight the pest.
|5/19/2016 04:35:00 PM|
John Knox Presbyterian Camp receiving assistance from Texas A&M Forest Service
May 19, 2016 — WIMBERLEY, Texas — The John Knox Presbyterian Camp will soon be a safer, more ecologically sound property thanks to the help of Texas A&M Forest Service.
The agency will complete a habitat improvement and wildland fire fuels reduction project at the end of May.
The non-profit camp, like man
|5/13/2016 10:10:00 AM|
Fuels reduction project underway for Fair Park
May 13, 2016 — CHILDRESS, Texas — A task force with Texas A&M Forest Service began a hazardous fuels reduction training project which should prove to benefit the citizens of Childress.
On May 3, the crew began cleaning up the area surrounding an overgrown section of Fair Park. Work includes thinning smal
|5/9/2016 02:45:00 PM|
Wind-driven wildfire in Jeff Davis County contained by Texas A&M Forest Service
May 9, 2016—COLLEGE STATION, Texas— Over the weekend a
combination of lightning, dry vegetation and elevated temperatures led to a wildfire
in Jeff Davis County.
The area experienced temperatures in the upper 80s,
sustained winds of 15 – 25 mph and low relative humidity.
This critical fire weather played a
|5/6/2016 10:20:00 AM|
Hilltop Lakes Earns Firewise Designation
March 6, 2016 — HILLTOP LAKES, Texas — The Hilltop Lakes community earned the National Fire Protection Association’s Firewise Communities/USA distinction.
The recognition came after a cooperative effort with the Hilltop Lakes Volunteer Fire Department, Hilltop Lakes Property Owners Association and Texas A&M F