september, 2015

10sep5:30 pmKerrville - Conversations with Conservationists with Billy Kniffen

Event Details

The series, Conversations with Conservationists, continues at Riverside Nature Center Thursday, September 10th at 5:30 pm with Billy Kniffen, water resource specialist and recognized expert on rainwater harvesting, will be speaking about Roof Reliant Landscaping. The program will begin with a meet and greet, wine and cheese reception at 5:30 pm and the speaker will begin at 6pm. Suggested donation is $20.

Billy Kniffen is a Water Resource Associate in the Biological and Agriculture Engineer Department with the Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service. He has served as a Water Resource Specialist and county agent for TAMU for 30 years and is a TAMU Board of Regents Fellow Service Award recipient.

His efforts have been directed towards rainwater harvesting, land management and watershed stewardship. He is the past vice president and education committee chairman for the American Rainwater Catchment Systems Association (ARCSA), conducting educational workshops, trainings and installing demonstration rainwater collection systems all across Texas, the United States and provides support internationally.

He co-authored the Rainwater Harvesting: System Planning manual used in training rainwater professionals and the technical trainings provided by ARCSA. He received his degrees from Abilene Christian University and Tarleton State University. He and his wife Mary lives in Menard, Texas in a home solely dependent on rainwater.

To RSVP, email rnc.kerrville@gmail.com, or call: (830)257-4837

www.riversidenaturecenter.org
150 Francisco Lemos St.
Kerrville, TX 78028
(830)257-4837
rnc.kerrville@gmail.com

 

Riverside Nature Center | 150 Francisco Lemos Street | Kerrville | TX | 78028

Time

(Thursday) 5:30 pm

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