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News and Announcements

Annual Party is November 19th

It’s that time of year again. SBCA is busy preparing for our annual membership party on Monday November 19th at 6:00 pm […]

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Oak Hill Parkway Presents Danger to Aquifer, Creek, and Springs

  The Oak Hill Parkway project, centered on highways 290 and 71 at the Y, presents serious concerns for the Barton […]

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Hill Country Conservancy Celebrates Puryear Ranch Conservation Easement

      On Saturday, September 22 the Hill Country Conservancy celebrated the acquisition of their new conservation easement holding, […]

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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.