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News and Announcements

Volunteer with SBCA @ It's My Park Day March 5th

SBCA will be hosting a volunteer day for Austin Parks Foundation’s “It’s My Park Day” on March 5th. Join us […]

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Zoning and Platting Commission Focuses on Creeks

Report: February 2nd ┬áZoning and Platting Commission Meeting Presentations from Mike Kelly and Kevin Shunk from the Austin Watershed Protection […]

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SBCA Annual Awards Dinner November 23

We’re celebrating another year of protecting Barton Creek, Barton Springs, and the Edwards Aquifer and want to share the evening […]

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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.