The Art of Slow Living — How to Step Back and Embrace Life

Slow living is about taking time to be in the moment and being conscious of where you are. It’s about not being on your phone all the time, not working all of the time, and not being distracted. Slow living means taking time to spend with your friends, and when you are with your friends, you are fully with them, not thinking about work or emails. It’s about removing busyness from your life.

Planting Native Seed for Wildlife

Many Texas landowners face energy rights-of-way on their property or an easement of some kind.  In many cases landowners may be able to plant these disturbed areas with wildlife and pollinator-friendly plants. Native plants are beneficial to a host of wildlife and pollinator species, and while native seeds are readily available, there are several things that landowners should consider before purchasing. The Texas Native Seeds Program is a part of the Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute at Texas A&M University-Kingsville. The statewide effort is working to improve native seed availability and provide guidance on native habitat restoration.