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News and Announcements

Endangered Salamanders Under Attack 

Despite The City of Austin issuing a resolution that opposes the Permian Highway Pipeline, and other resolutions opposing the project […]

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Hays County Sues Kinder Morgan

On Apr. 22, Hays County and the City of Kyle joined a lawsuit with 20 landowners and city leaders against […]

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SBCA asks Council to take Flooding and Water Quality seriously in Land Code Changes

In case you missed it, the land development code process (formerly called CodeNEXT) which was formerly placed on hold by […]

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Roy Bedichek

Texan, Writer, and Naturalist

…I will fight for Barton Creek, Boggy Creek, cedar-covered limestone hills, blazing star, and bluebonnets, golden cheeked warblers and black-capped vireos, and so on through the catalogue of the natural environment of Austin, Texas. It is through this natural environment that I love America.