conservation

  • Beautifying Bermuda

    An architecture professor is helping to determine the original colors of Bermuda's historic homes, some of which are 300 years old.

  • Texas A&M Restoring Historic Castillo De San Marcos National Monument Cannons

    Fourteen cannons from Castillo de San Marcos National Monument in Florida arriving at the Conservation Research Lab at Texas A&M University. (Texas A&M Marketing and Communications photo/Mark Guerrero) By Heather Rodriguez, Texas A&M University College of Liberal Arts The Conservation Research Laboratory (CRL) at Texas A&M University is restoring…

  • CHC Symposium Focuses On African-American Heritage And Communities

    Loil Ellison and wife, Estella Ellison, and daughter Estella Mae Ellison standing in street in front of their house at 520 Callaghan Avenue, early 1930s.  In the background are shotgun-style houses, across the street at 519 (left) and 521 Callaghan Avenue, in a neighborhood demolished to make way for Victoria…

  • Architecture Students Aid Restoration Of Historic Wheelock Schoolhouse

    Ben Baaske prepares to scan the Wheelock Schoolhouse. (College of Architecture) By Sarah Wilson, Texas A&M University College of Architecture From tape measures to state-of-the-art laser scans, Texas A&M preservation students employed an array of tools while meticulously documenting an historic schoolhouse building in Wheelock, Texas in a successful effort…

  • A Quail’s Tale: Kirby The Quail Spreads Wildlife Conservation Message

    Amanda Gobeli said Kirby is an excellent conservation conversation starter and popular with both youth and adults. (Texas A&M Natural Resources Institute) By Paul Schattenberg, Texas A&M University College of Agriculture & Life Sciences One of the Texas A&M Natural Resources Institute’s most popular “spokespersons” for quail appreciation and conservation…

  • Texas A&M Conserving Cannons, Helping To ‘Remember The Alamo!’

    Texas General Land Office Commissioner George P. Bush addresses the crowd at the Alamo in San Antonio during Cannon Fest, where the announcement was made that the cannons were being conserved by the Conservation Research Laboratory at Texas A&M University. By Elena Watts, Texas A&M Marketing and Communications The…

  • Institute Of Renewable Natural Resources Joins The Fight To Save Endangered Deer

    Key deer does fitted with radio collars will be monitored to find out if they or their newborn deer may be affected by screwworm flies while giving birth in the spring. (Institute of Renewable Natural Resources photo) By Paul Schattenberg and Steve Byrns, Texas A&M AgriLife For the past several…

  • Do Fossils Hold The Key To Successful Conservation Programs?

    Dr. Michelle Lawing captured a photo of an extinct python from the Eocene of Wyoming, Boavus idelmani, that is housed at Houston Museum of Natural Sciences. The fossil holds important clues about ecosystem stability and response to climate change. (Texas A&M AgriLife photo by Dr. Michelle Lawing) By Kay Ledbetter,…