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Concerned about brush, grass or forest fires where you live? Use this section to learn more about Firewise principles. Find tips and tools to make your home and neighborhood safer from wildfire. (source:

Upcoming Earth-Kind landscape short course will be held on Dec 16- 18 in College Station. Find more information on the course and how to register by following the link provided.

It's not hard to make your landscape less vulnerable to fire. Firewise landscaping incorporates fire safety into landscape design.

Fire season is always a frightening time for our forests and managed lands. But homes within urbanized area are also at risk. Keep your family safe and reduce the risk of a wildfire from destroying your home or property by creating a firewise landscape.

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Learn about ways to help landscapes and gardens perform in the hot, dry summer months that lie ahead while conserving, preserving and protecting water resources.

Register now for the 2015 Regional Landscape and Irrigation Symposium! Event will be held Friday, Nov. 13 at Constellation Field in Sugar Land, Texas from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Ball Moss - "Ball moss’s versatility comes from its unique ability to harness all the nutrients and water it needs from the air." (Source:

“Fall, especially going into the winter time, is a good time to reevaluate your landscape in terms of design and where you might want to make improvements,” said Tim Hartmann, Extension program specialist for Earth-Kind. Taking a systematic approach to landscaping is critical in conserving and protecting natural resources while maintaining quality landscape functionality. (Source: