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Shop and Support SBCA with Amazon Smile

Great news! Now you can shop on Amazon Smile and support Save Barton Creek Association. Follow the link to get […]

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35th Anniversary Photos

THANK YOU to everyone who helped us celebrate¬†35 YEARS of preservation at the Zilker Clubhouse for the Annual Membership & […]

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A gathering of Barton Creek protectors

Click here to read Michael Barnes’ “Out & About” column in the Austin American-Statesman.

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Barton Creek

The Barton Creek Greenbelt is an urban oasis. Learn more about Barton Creek and the surrounding area.

Barton Springs

Barton Springs is an icy retreat from the furnace of a summer's afternoon. Learn more about Barton Springs.

Edwards Aquifer

Cold, clear waters flow from the caverns of the Edwards Aquifer to the surface at Barton Springs. Learn about the Edwards Aquifer.

Get Involved

Come out and join us for a lively dialogue focused on the protection and conservation of the waters, flora and fauna of the Barton Springs Edwards Aquifer.