Hill Country’s Garner State Park turns 70
1,400 acres accommodates 350,000 visitors
CONCAN–To celebrate 70 years of serving literally millions of visitors at one of the most visited natural attractions in Texas, Garner State Park will marked its anniversary June 4 and commemorate the role of the historic Civilian Conservation Corp that helped shape the scenic Hill Country retreat located north of the town of Uvalde along the Frio River. Full Story
Milam County Farm Bureau sponsors youth citizenship day
Event is open to all students in Milam County
Milam County Farm Bureau is sponsoring their second Youth Citizenship Day for 4-H and FFA members in Milam County.
On Monday, June 20, students w ill learn about all aspects of county government and learn what it takes to be a good citizen.
This event is open to all students in Milam County. Full Story
AG AND OUTDOORS BRIEFS
Locals picked for leadership camps
SAN ANTONIO–Ethan Krumnow and Collin Kostroun, both members of the Milam County 4-H program, will participate in the Texas Brigades program this summer. They were selected based on their academic records, interest in wildlife and natural resources, and leadership abilities. Full Story
Seminar set on ranch estate planning
COLLEGE STATION–Texas AgriLife Extension in cooperation with the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association, will present a seminar “How the New Law affects Ranch Estate Planning” Aug. 3-4 at the College Station Conference Center, 1300 George Bush Drive.
Classes will run from 1-5 p.m. Aug. 3 and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 4. Full Story
MILAM 4-H NEWS
Deadline for county camp extended until Friday
The deadline to sign up for County Camp has been extended to June 10. County 4-H camp will be at the Methodist Conference Center in Palestine. Camp dates are July 8-10. Full Story
Perennials are gardener’s friend
Gardening is often seen as an art form to men and women with a green thumb. Once the landscape is designed, homeowners may not want to change much from year to year. That is where perennial plants can be an advantage. Full Story
ROCKDALE’S NEWEST PARK—
Rockdale’s Parks Board heard an update on Sumuel Park during its meeting Thursday. Full Story
Drought stress relief is possible for vegetable plants, gardeners
Growing vegetables in a drought can be stressful not only for the plants but for gardeners. But there are some solutions, according to a Texas AgriLife Extension Service horticulturist. Full Story