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Energy Boom Fuels Need To Plan For Native Plant Restoration

These days most any wildlife-related field day in Texas, particularly South Texas, includes at least some discussion about native habitat restoration.

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Restoring Natives on Rangelands

By Lorie Woodward Cantu

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Are arthropods the canary in the coal mine?

Canaries in a coal mine are sentinels for a bad omen. Through observation they can reveal a problem (carbon monoxide gas) before humans can otherwise perceive it. Arthropods may figuratively be the “canary” in our...

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Extension Publications

STN and Texas AgriLife Extension Range Specialist and STN Technical Committee Member Dr. Megan Clayton recently published a 6 part extension publication series titled “Reseeding Natives in South Texas”.  Each publication provides detailed information on native plant restoration topics, including site preparation, seed mix selection, planting techniques and equipment, post-planting management, noxious plant control, and mistakes to avoid.

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