Category Archives: In the News
Earlier this March, Dr. Brad Wilcox was awarded the Sid Kyle Endowed Professor in Arid and Semi-Arid ecohydrology. On the same occasion, Dr. Boutton was also awarded the Sid Kyle Endowed Chair in Arid and Semi-arid ecohydrology for Biogeochemistry. This award will bring funds which will provide more impetus to Dr. Wilcox’s lab’s effort in understanding the ecohydrology of savannas in Texas, Oklahoma, Mexico and North-Eastern Brazil. With new funds available, the lab will be looking to support undergraduate research work at the range area – a research… Read More →
A new study published in Water Resources Research has found out that killing or removal of Salt Cedar,a species introduced in U.S. in early 1800s, from riparian regions do not increase stream flows. This is a groundbreaking result as it challenges the existing assumption that Salt Cedar reduce stream flows because of increased transpiration rates. Dr. Alyson McDonald, who is the lead author on the study, is a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service range specialist at Fort Stockton and is also a former Phd student of Dr. Wilcox. The team… Read More →
The Dean’s Outstanding Achievement Awards are the highest awards in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (C.O.A.L.S) awarded to faculty, staff and students. Dr. Bradford Wilcox was presented with this award last week on September 16th, 2015 at C.O.A.L.S. awards ceremony by Mark Hussey who is the Vice Chancellor and Dean for C.O.A.L.S.
Matthew Berg recently presented his doctoral research at a public meeting of the Lampasas River Watershed Partnership, coordinated by Texas AgriLife Extension. Dr. Berg was the featured guest speaker and discussed how landscape changes over 75 years have affected water resources in the area. Lampasas River Watershed Partnership
Latest developments in ecohydrology research challenge long-held perceptions, featured in Texas Wildlife magazine. The Changing Science of Managing Brush for Water Yield
Dr. Wilcox shares the current state of ecohydrological knowledge with the Texas House of Representatives Committee on Agriculture and Livestock. Testimony begins at 2:12:20. Texas House of Representatives Testimony