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Yea 4-H! Recreation Games and Activities for use in Shelters and Evacuation Centers

Date: Tuesday, May 19th, 2015

Texas 4-H has created a list of youth-friendly games with guidelines on how to play them.

http://texashelp.tamu.edu/002-protect/pdf/Yea-4-H-Games-Activites-for-Shelters.pdf

 


Can These Trees be Saved?

Date: Friday, May 15th, 2015

What at first glance may look like mortal wounds are not necessarily fatal to a tree. Trees have an amazing ability to recover from storm damage.

http://texashelp.tamu.edu/011-disaster-by-stage/pdfs/recovery/ER-039-Can-These-Trees-Be-Saved.pdf


Surf & Learn About Your Watershed

Date: Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has created a way for individuals to easily access information about their local watershed and to learn more about protecting them.

http://cfpub.epa.gov/surf/state.cfm?statepostal=TX

 


Disaster Assistance Programs from the USDA Farm Service Agency

Date: Thursday, March 19th, 2015

The Farm Service Agency provides assistance for natural disaster losses, resulting from drought, flood, fire, freeze, tornadoes, pest infestation, and other disasters.

http://www.fsa.usda.gov/FSA/webapp?area=home&subject=diap&topic=landing

Emergency Conservation Program

http://www.fsa.usda.gov/FSA/webapp?area=home&subject=copr&topic=ecp

Emergency Farm Loans

http://www.fsa.usda.gov/FSA/webapp?area=home&subject=fmlp&topic=efl

FSA Hay Net

http://www.fsa.usda.gov/FSA/webapp?area=home&subject=diap&topic=landing

 

 


Water Education Network

Date: Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

Don’t forget to check out the AgriLife Extension Water Education Network website for useful information including what you need to know about drought!

http://water.tamu.edu/

 


Winter Survival Kit App

Date: Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

The Winter Survival Kit app will help you find your current location, call 911, notify friends or family, and calculate how long your engine can run if you find yourself stuck or stranded in severe winter weather conditions.

http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/extension/apps/winter-survival-kit


Dealing With Winter Storm Damaged Trees

Date: Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014

Texas A&M Forest Service reminds homeowners that winter storm damaged trees can be dangerous and should be taken care of with caution. Read here for more tips!

http://texasforestservice.tamu.edu/main/popup.aspx?id=18052

 


TexasFlu.org

Date: Thursday, November 13th, 2014

The Texas Department of State Health Services provides TexasFlu.org, where individuals can find answers to their flu-related questions. Beat the cough this year!

http://www.texasflu.org/

 


NOAA Winter Weather Outlook

Date: Thursday, October 30th, 2014

Get acquainted with the National Weather Service Winter Weather Outlook website now so that you know how to navigate when the time of need arises!

http://www.nws.noaa.gov/om/winter/index.shtml

 


Resources for Animal Owners Affected by Natural Disasters

Date: Thursday, October 9th, 2014

This publication lists groups that can help locate missing pets and livestock, assist with carcass disposal, provide animal feed, and more; it also provides phones numbers and web addresses for each group.

http://www.agrilifebookstore.org/product-p/er-022.htm