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The Lone Star Healthy Streams program educates Texas landowners on how to best protect waterways from bacterial contributions associated with horses, livestock and feral hogs. “In Tarrant County a large number of our small-acreage land-owners have horses and enjoy the lifestyle of trail rides, horse shows and rodeos,” says Tarrant County AgriLife Extension Agriculture and Natural Resources Agent Fred M. Hall. To help land-owners understand how their horses and other livestock can effect water quality downstream the programs will focus on the Eagle Mountain and Village Creek watersheds.

On Tuesday, November 1 the program will be hosted at the Tarrant County Resource Connection at 110 Circle Drive in Fort Worth and on Wednesday, November 2 it will be hosted at the Fort Worth Nature Center located at 9601 Fossil Ridge Road in Fort Worth.

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When floods or fires come across our landscapes, our first thoughts are for our family and home, but our livestock are impacted by these disasters in many ways. This webinar will show horse owners many practical things that should be done to reduce risks to horses during fires, floods and storms. The Tarrant County AgriLife Extension Agriculture and Natural Resources Agent Fred M. Hall invites all horse owners to attend this webcast at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, March 8. It will be held in the Fort Worth Room in the Extension office located at 200 Taylor St. in Fort Worth.

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