LCRA seeks permit for 25,000 acre-feet/yr of groundwater from Griffith Scout Ranch

LCRA Griffith League Ranch Application (2018) Location of LCRA’s Proposed Wells on Griffith League Scout Ranch, Bastrop County, TX (click map for larger view) The map shows the location of the proposed well-field site in Bastrop County, TX.  The well-field is approximately northeast of FM1441 and northwest of HWY 21 going northeast out of Bastrop. The … Continue reading LCRA seeks permit for 25,000 acre-feet/yr of groundwater from Griffith Scout Ranch

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