Southern Regional Water Program

Research, Extension & Education Water Quality Programs through the Land Grant University System

News Archive

This is an archive of old news items. For current news, visit the home page.

Dec 1, 2009

Congratulations to Dr. Mark McFarland, recipient of the 2009 National Award for Excellence in Extension for the Southern Region from the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities.  Dr. McFarland was one of five regional Excellence in Extension award recipients recognized for making significant impacts on constituents served by the Extension program at their university. Read more...

May 1, 2009

Congratulations to Mark McFarland and the Nutrient Management Education in the Rio Grande Valley Team, recipients of the TCEQ Texas Environmental Excellence Award, Texas' highest environmental award.

Mar 26, 2009

Perchlorate FAQs have been updated in response to EPA's release of a new health advisory for perchlorate in January, 2009.

Mar 13, 2009

Alabama A&M University Designated a Center of Excellence for Watershed Management by EPA Region IV.

Mar 13, 2009

The American Society of Agronomy presented 2008 Educational Materials Awards for websites to the Southern Region Water Quality Information System (this website), and for Publications Over 16 pages to the Texas Watershed Steward Handbook: A Water Resource Training Curriculum, and to No-till Cropping Systems in Oklahoma. Congratulations to the Southern Region Water Quality Planning Committee, Jaclyn Tech, Raghavan Srinivasan, Jennifer Peterson, Nikki Dictson, Matt Berg, Mike Smolen and Hailin Zhang.

Dec 19, 2008

Southern Regional Agent Workshop on Extension's Role in Developing Watersheds was delivered in November. Presentations are available.

Aug 25, 2008

created wetlands demonstration implemented by Drs. Greg Jennings and Bill Hunt, and Wendy Patoprsty successfully filters run-off while underscoring the effectiveness of integrating research, education and extension efforts.

May 13, 2008

Updated Region-wide Publications Search.  Try it out from the upper right-hand corner of any page on this website.

May 13, 2008

Soil Test Calibration Work in the Southern USA, a new regional white paper that summarizes resources directed to soil test calibration across the South and makes recommendations for conducting and coordinating new calibration studies.

May 13, 2008

Seeing is Believing.  An Educational Video for Private Well Owners.

May 8, 2008

Nuclear fallout becomes a key tool in repairing river's health.  University of Georgia Southscapes describes a new research effort by David Radcliffe and Mark Risse.

May 8, 2008

Volunteer monitoring and other water-related employment opportunities

Jan 31, 2008

January 2008 Newsletter for Nutrient Management in the Southern Region

Jan 17, 2008
Stream restoration efforts led by Eve Brantley of Auburn and Dr. Greg Jennings of NCSU are featured in the Opelika-Auburn News.
Nov 13, 2007

Recent publications: Farm and Forest Land Preservation with Conservation Easements and an accompanying PowerPoint presentation explain how conservation easements allow landowners to preserve or limit current and future uses of their farms and forests.

Nov 13, 2007

A Guide to Louisiana Friendly Landscapes has been selected for an American Society for Horticultural Science-Southern Region "Blue Ribbon" Communications Award. The guide was written by a team of collaborators at the LSU AgCenter and the University of Florida in an effort led by Bobby Fletcher.

Oct 30, 2007

Position Announcement: Southern Region Extension-EPA Liaison located at the University of Georgia

Jul 24, 2007

Dr. Teferi Tsegaye, Alabama A&M University, has been elected a Fellow of the American Society of Agronomy.

May 21, 2007

Stream restoration efforts by Dr. Greg Jennings at NCSU and alum Darrel Westmoreland were featured in Extension Online News and Perspectives On Line.

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