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Read our time to time updates from the outdoors.

Family Pond

I don't know about you but I am ready for this rain to be over with and February to be on the way out. The rain and deep freeze of 2018 made me think about the pond located on our new property. It is roughly ¼ acre in size and was relatively deep when originally...

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Remembering 2017

2017 was a year that showed my family and I the friends we have around us. August of 2016 was very sobering moment for us, see my father in-law, Bill, was diagnosed with cancer. It brought a new invasive species into our lives. I understand what invasive species do...

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Dynamic Interactions of Pond Management

Your pond is not created them same, even though it may have been built in the same manner as the one next door. A pond in North Texas will be different than one in south Texas, but even more noticeably is the two ponds built on the same property. The larger pond...

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Pond Management is for the birds! A toddler could do it.

Managing a pond or lake is like having a unruly garden! Texas has over 1 million small ponds or lakes with a majority privately owned. Ponds are usually built for several purposes: irrigation, livestock watering, and recreation. Recreation is probably the most...

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Texas Aquatic Plant Management Society 2016

  Annual Conference Update Tapatio Springs Resort & Spa Boerne, Texas   A second year in a row we had the great pleasure of staying at Tapatio Springs Resort & Spa, a great facility to bring your significant other to enjoy a relaxing weekend....

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Chrome in the Pond

Introducing an energy efficient fountain has put AirMax on the scene. The EcoSeries ½ HP Fountain comes with 3 different spray patterns, 3 year warranty, 100’ cord with underwater quick disconnect, and photocell for LED light set, and maintenance free motor....

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How water did I really get from that snow?

In the last 24hrs most of the south has been inundated with snow, for most Christmas came late. As I sat watching the snowfall, my phone rang. It was the storm shelter guy. We were discussing installation of the new storm shelter, but due to natures timing of snow...

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