Source: Texas Parks and Wildlife Department | May 29, 2020

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) confirmed the presence of common salvinia on Lake Fork near Emory after conducting a vegetation survey on May 19, 2020. The common salvinia was found … Read More

Source: Texas A&M Forest Service | May 29, 2020

The presence of the deadly emerald ash borer (EAB) was confirmed May 19, 2020, in Denton and Bowie Counties. EAB has infested and killed ash trees in both counties, soon adding them … Read More

Source: AgriLife Today | May 22, 2020

As the warm weather draws more and more Texans outdoors, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts want people to be aware of the danger ticks pose.

“Ticks are blood feeders in all … Read More

Source: Texas Animal Health Commission | May 15, 2020

The Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) and the United States Department of Agriculture, Cattle Fever Tick Eradication Program (USDA-CFTEP) have seen an increase of fever tick confirmations outside of established quarantined areas … Read More

Source: AgriLife Today | May 14, 2020

Now is an ideal time to take the first step to fire ant control, said Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. 

“Spring is a good time to begin your imported red fire … Read More

Source: AgriLife Today | May 7, 2020

As the weather warms up and people begin spending more time in their yards, parks and forests, more people will be coming home with a rash or bug bite.

However, Texas … Read More

Source: Texas A&M Forest Service

Spring and warm weather are finally here, bringing new growth and life. But they also bring increased forest pest activity.  

Now is the time for landowners to check their trees to inspect for any signs … Read More

A male southern cattle fever tick. Photo taken by the USDA-ARS Cattle Fever Tick Research Laboratory.

Source: Foundation … Read More

Invasive rodents on islands, predators eating livestock, vultures pecking at property, birds colliding with airplanes. Wildlife damage can take many forms. As such, managers need a variety of tools to help reduce damage. To help explore many of the preventative or nonlethal tools developed and improved by … Read More

Source: Texas Parks and Wildlife Department | March 12, 2020

Zebra mussels

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) has added O.H. Ivie Lake near San Angelo to the statewide list of lakes … Read More