High Noon Talk: Texas Forest Conservation
May 1, 2024 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Discover the vital conservation efforts for Texas forests with Texas A&M Forest Service.
High Noon Talks are back and better than ever! Get ready to discover interesting and often untold stories of Texas at our classic, casual lunchtime talk series.
Join us for an engaging and insightful talk on Texas forest conservation with Jacey Tosh, State Conservation Education Coordinator with Texas A&M Forest Service. This talk will highlight the importance of preserving and nurturing our forests as we approach the warmer months. It will also provide insights into the unique challenges facing Texas forests during the summer season and the proactive measures being taken to safeguard these natural treasures.
Program is FREE to the public.
This program is available as an on-demand recording for CPE credit. To get access to the link and a certificate email Education@thestoryoftexas.com.
Jacey Tosh is the State Conservation Education Coordinator with Texas A&M Forest Service. She directs the forestry and conservation education and public outreach program for the state of Texas, reaching 254 counties and diverse audiences. Jacey has also served as a consultant on USDA Forest Service working groups for national education priorities.
Texas A&M Forest Service conserves and protects the resources and lands of the Lone Star State. Conserving Texas's trees and forests, the state agency helps property owners maintain land and natural resources to ensure forestlands remain productive and healthy not only for the environment but for generations of Texans to come. Texas A&M Forest Service is also one of the lead agencies for incident management in the state. From the initial response to ongoing recovery, the agency strives to protect Texas from wildfire and other types of disasters. Texas A&M Forest Service does this by not only fighting wildfire and responding to incidents but also by building capacity and increasing public awareness about community protection and wildfire prevention.
In partnership with other agencies, local governments, and fire departments, Texas A&M Forest Service provides programs to aid communities across the state, giving them tools and resources to actively protect themselves and their properties.
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