Three Additional Ranches Conserved with Travis County Bonds

Diverse Partners Protect Hamilton Pool Road Corridor (Dripping Springs, TX) – On Monday, July 30th, Travis County and the Puryear family celebrated the closing of a real estate deal on their 423-acre historic ranch. Unlike most real estate deals, however, this one allows them to stay on the land, where their family has lived for … Continue reading Three Additional Ranches Conserved with Travis County Bonds

Water Crisis in the Making: Antiquated Texas Laws Meet a Hotter Climate

By Seamus McGraw July 26, 2018 Even in the best of times, water in Texas has always been an ornery and mercurial resource. It falls from the sky in torrents in the sodden eastern counties along the Gulf of Mexico and falls sometimes not at all in the parched counties to the west where, in … Continue reading Water Crisis in the Making: Antiquated Texas Laws Meet a Hotter Climate

Bloomberg – Here’s How America Uses Its Land

By Dave Merrill and Lauren Leatherby July 31, 2018 There are many statistical measures that show how productive the U.S. is. Its economy is the largest in the world and grew at a rate of 4.1 percent last quarter, its fastest pace since 2014. The unemployment rate is near the lowest mark in a half century. What can … Continue reading Bloomberg – Here’s How America Uses Its Land

Hays County Master Naturalists Launch New Website

A new website, Beautiful Hays County, is now available for Hays Country residents who want to find out more about the natural environment of the Texas hill country. It was created by The Hays County Chapter of the Texas Master Naturalist™ program. “The site is a valuable source of information for everyone interested in nature, … Continue reading Hays County Master Naturalists Launch New Website