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News and Announcements

Groundwater to the Gulf Summer 2015

This June, we were proud to support the 10th year of Groundwater to the Gulf Summer Institute. Groundwater to the Gulf […]

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SBCA Featured on Public News Service

We’re proud to be featured on the Texas section of the Public News Service site for our work on the […]

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24 More Volunteers Needed for June 6th

Due to the stormy weather, we’re asking for 20 more volunteers to clean the Shudde Fath tract from 9am to […]

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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.