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News and Announcements

PRESS RELEASE: Coalition of Six Local Environmental Groups Urge City of Austin Not to Allow Treated Sewage Discharge into Onion Creek

On October 11, Save Barton Creek Association and five other environmental organizations sent a letter to the Austin City Council […]

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SBCA Issues Resolution on Proposed Wastewater Discharge Application by City of Dripping Springs

As of this month, Save Barton Creek Association has issued a resolution on The City of Dripping Springs’ application to […]

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LIVING SPRINGS: THE NEXT EPISODE¬†will be called THE AGE OF CONCERN and tell the story of Austin’s first¬†environmentalists and their […]

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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.