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 Exhumed from the archives!  We’re happy to present this epic legendary all-star recording of Austin’s music community coming together to […]

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SBCA in Contested Case Hearing over Dripping Springs Wastewater Permit

March 7, 2018   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Questions to: Angela Richter, Executive Director, Save Barton Creek Association 512-480-0055, angela@savebartoncreek.org     […]

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PRESS RELEASE: State May Allow Landowners, Citizens to Fight Dripping Sewage Plans

February 20, 2018              FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE State May Allow Landowners, Citizens to Fight Dripping Sewage Plans (AUSTIN) – A state agency […]

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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.