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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 built. […]

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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 in the aquatic and land arenas […]

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Dynamic Interactions of Pond Management

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 […]

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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 important reason for building a pond now days. Unfortunately, most ponds are poorly […]

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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. Unfortunately this year my wife and daughter couldn’t attend the conference with […]

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How do you get kids outdoors? Haven’t you heard about Bridages.

Bass Brigades 2016 2016 marked the 11th annual Bass Brigade camp, held at Warren Ranch. If haven’t heard about Bass Brigade, it’s a youth leadership and conservation camp that focuses on largemouth bass. Cadet’s experience some long days, one of the instructors said it felt like boot camp. Cadets were introduced to many techniques professional […]

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Optimal Fish Food (video)

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“From the beginning you were detailed and professional in your approach with our problem pond…”

We are excited to see the results this coming Spring from the aeration system and treatment plan you have implemented on our HOA pond. We were immediately impressed by how the water was clarifying shortly after installation of the aeration device. From the beginning you were detailed and professional in your approach with our problem […]

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“Thank you for all your help!”

I just want to say thank you for helping me design my pond and helping me get the right type of fish for my pond. With the optimal bluegill fish food, I get from you, I have seen a big difference, in the size of my bluegill, in just 3 months. I must say the […]

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North Texas Pond Management Workshop

No matter the life stage your pond, come out to refreshing morning. Learn tips, tools, and strategies to managing your pond. Come find answers to the deep questions that keep you awake at night. Hear new ideas and how to accomplish the idea for your pond. Meet new friends and neighbors swap ideas with one another! Click on […]

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