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Conservation Education Models

Watershed/Nonpoint Source Model

Watershed/Nonpoint Source model provides a hands-on, interactive demonstration of the sources and effects of water pollution and allows users to demonstrat

Wildlife Alliance for Youth


The Wildlife Alliance for Youth (WAY) contests offer opportunities for 4-H and FFA students to apply their knowledge of wildlife management through identifying plant species, pro

SWCD Director & Employee Workshop


Each year the TSSWCB and the ATSWCD hosts a SWCD Director & Employee Workshop for new and current Soil and Water Conservation District Directors and employees, as well as USD

Texas Conservation Awards Program


Each year the Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board (TSSWCB) and the Association of Texas Soil and Water Conservation Districts (ATSWCD) recognize and honor individuals w

Soil and Water Stewardship Week


The Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board, Association of Texas Soil & Water Conservation Districts, Texas Wildlife Association and Texas and Southwestern Cattle Rais

Soil and Water Stewardship Public Speaking Contest


The Soil and Water Stewardship Public Speaking Contest is open to high school agricultural science students interested in conservation.

Poultry Water Quality Management Program


In 2001, the 77th Legislature amended the Texas Water Code to require all persons who own or operate a poultry facility to implement and maintain a Water Quality Management Plan

Watershed Protection Plan Program

What is coordinated watershed planning?

Watershed planning is a locally-driven mechanism for voluntarily addressing complex water quality problems that cross multiple jurisdictions.

Total Maximum Daily Load Program


The federal Clean Water Act (CWA) requires Texas to identify lakes, rivers, streams, and estuaries failing to meet or not expected to meet water quality standards and not support

Environmental Data Quality Management


The TSSWCB, along with its cooperating entities and laboratories, is committed to the application of sound science, appropriate quality assurance standards, and practicality in s

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