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Enjoy an outdoor experience that’s not just for the birds

Enjoy an outdoor experience that’s not just for the birds

If you find birds interesting to watch, there are different bird counts sponsored by the Audubon Society from now through February that can use your help.
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Snuff out chances for a wildfire

Snuff out chances for a wildfire

Drier weather means greater chances of wildfires erupting. Taking careful precautions can prevent disasters.
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Helping your yard to hibernate – and saving water and money

Helping your yard to hibernate – and saving water and money

Each year when the weather turns cooler, grass and other plants often either slow their growth rate or stop growing altogether. During this period of “hibernation,” it’s important to reduce your outdoor water use, which is beneficial not just for conservation, but also in reducing your expenses.
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Drought, abnormally dry weather returns to Brazos basin

Drought, abnormally dry weather returns to Brazos basin

With memories of Hurricane Harvey still fresh in everyone’s mind, it’s hard to believe that a dry autumn and the forecast of a drier than usual winter are indications of a new trend -- drought. While a drought watch has been issued for Lake Georgetown, the basin overall remains in good shape.
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A warm winter doesn’t mean there won’t be some potentially damaging cold snaps

A warm winter doesn’t mean there won’t be some potentially damaging cold snaps

Forecasts call for a warmer and drier winter than usual – but that doesn’t mean we won’t have occasional cold spells – possibly below freezing – that can take their toll on water pipes and unprotected outdoor faucets.
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