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News and Announcements

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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20th Anniversary Celebration of the Water Quality Protection Lands

On Saturday, October 6 the City of Austin’s Wildland Conservation Division is hosting their 20th anniversary celebration from 10 AM […]

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Fecal Bacteria Pollution in 60% of Austin Waterways

Yuck! Environment Texas recently put out a report on bacteria pollution in Texas waterways. They found that  60 percent of testing […]

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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.