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News and Announcements

SBCA Weighs in on 2nd Draft of CodeNEXT

SBCA sent a letter to Austin City council and others today about the latest draft of codeNEXT. With our partners, […]

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SBCA Weighs in on Edwards Aquifer Rules

SBCA recently supplied the comments to the Edwards Aquifer Protection Program comment period.  Our focus was to prohibit direct discharge […]

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October Creek Crew

Photo credit: www.sh45sw.com At our October Creek Crew happy hour the Barton Springs Edwards Aquifer Conservation District told us about […]

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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.