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Wetland Functions in the Texas Rice Belt
Texas Wildlife Association

August, 2016

Wildlife for Lunch Webinar Series

 

Wetland Functions in the Texas Rice Belt
Please Join TWA and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension for the next  Wildlife for Lunch webinar!
  
When:  Thursday, Aug 18th, 2016, from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm CDT
 
Topic: "Wetland Functions in the Texas Rice Belt"  
Extending across almost 16 thousand square miles from Victoria to Orange, the "Texas Rice Belt" provides wintering habitat for up to four million ducks and geese that, at times, can include 20 percent of the U.S. dabbling duck population. However, due to a unique combination of landscape and growing season, those ecosystem functions extend benefits to other wildlife that include 56 species of water and other birds. As part of other rice-production landscape features, e.g. irrigation canals, ecosystem functions deliver habitat benefits to an array of wildlife including those to migrating pollinators.
Presented by: Dan Keesee, USDA-NRCS

Where: Anywhere with a computer, smartphone, or tablet and internet access

Cost: FREE!

How to sign on: Simply point your browser to https://texas-wildlife.webex.com on the day of the webinar and click to join the Wildlife for Lunch webinar.  Each web based seminar is fully interactive and allows you to engage the experts, make comments, and ask questions during the course of the presentation.

New This Year: The WFL Webinars are now available for viewing on your smart phone or tablet.  To sign on, download the WebEx app and either follow the link above or key in the meeting number (662 359 850) to access the event directly.

If you cannot make the live webinar: Each webinar is archived and available for viewing following the initial air date at the TWA website: www.texas-wildlife.org

For more information: Contact TWA's Clinton Faas at cfaas@texas-wildlife.org or call 1-800-839-9453

 

Texas Wildlife Association, 3660 Thousand Oaks Dr., Suite 126, San Antonio, TX 78247



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