Continuing Education - CEU's

Certified Texas Nutrient Management Specialists - 2018 CEU Reporting Form

Upcoming Training Opportunitites

Rainwater Harvesting Workshop & Mill Creek Watershed Partnership meeting

November 5, 2018              6:00 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.

Bellville Fire Station, 20 S. Holland, Bellville, TX

Contact: Ward Ling, or (979) 845-6980
or check out the project page at

Registration begins at 5:30 with the program beginning at 6:00 p.m. with a brief overview of the Mill Creek Watershed Protection Plan project, before moving on the the rainwater harvesting program. Door prizes will be awarded, including a 50 gallon rain barrel.

Rainwater harvsting is an innovative alternative water supply approach that anyone can use. It is the act of capturing, diverting and storing rainwater for later use. Rainwater harvesting reduces the demand on existing water supplies, reduces run-off and erosion during a storm event, and reduces contamination of area creeks, rivers and lakes.

Texas Riparian & Stream Ecosystem Workshop

Medina River Watershed

November 6, 2018           8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Mays Family Scout Ranch, 3445 Fest Rd., San Antonio, TX 78264

Flier               Agenda               RSVP - by November 2, 2018

This workshop is co-hosted by the San Antonio River Authority, Bexas County AgriLife Extension and Texas Water Resources Institute. the training will focus on the nature and function of stream and riparian zones, and teh benefits and direct impacts from healthy riparian zones.

The goal is for participants to better understand and relate to riparian and watershed processe, the benefits that healthy riparian areas provide, and the tools that can be used to prevent and/or resolve degradation and improve water quality.

Continuing Education hours available

6 CEUs for Texas Nutrient Management Planing Specialists
7 CEUs for Certified Crop Advisors
3 CEUs for Texas Dept. of Agriculture Pesticide Applicators

Texas Well Owners Network

November 7, 2018           1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Angelina County Extension Office, 2201 S. Medford Dr., Lufkin, TX

Information               Online RSVP

Contact: Drew Gholson - or (979) 845-1461

The Texas Well Owner Network (TWON) program is a free educational training for Texas residents who depend on household wells for their water needs. TWON is for private well owners who want to become familiar with groundwater resources, septic system maintenance, well maintenance, water quality and water treatment. Private well owners are independently responsible for monitoring the quality of their wells.

Well owners may bring samples of their well water to be screened during the meeting. Approved sample containers may be picked up from your local Extension office.

Urban Riparian and Stream Restoration Program

November 7, 2018           8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

San Antonio River Authority Main Office, 100 E. Guenther St, San Antonio (Map)

Flier             Agenda             Register

This workshop is co-hosted by the San Antonio River Authority, AgriLife Extension and Texas Water Resources Institute. The training will focus on natural design processes for stream restoration projects. Presentations will help trainees understand urban stream function and impacts of development, be able to assess and classify streams using the Bank Erosion Hazard Index, and comprehend differences between natural adn traditional restoration projects.

Registration is limited to the first 40 people. Cost is $100 and includes all training materials, lunch, and a certificate upon completion of the course.

Continuing Education Units Available

6 CEUs for Texas Nutrient Management Specialists
7 CEUs for Certified Crop Advisors

Texas Watershed Steward Workshop

December 11, 2019           1:00 - 5:00 p.m.   Registration begins at 12:30

Jonesboro Community Center, 11625 TX-36, Jonesboro, TX 76538

Map           Online Registration

TWS workshops are conducted by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension. There is no cost to attend.
Participants will each receive a copy of the Texas Watershed Steward Curriculum Handbook, a tote bag and other goodies.

Continuing Education Units Available

2 CEUs for Texas Nutrient Management Specialists
4 CEUs for Certified Crop Advisors