Feral Hog Management to Include Bounty Program in Hays County for 2022


In a press release earlier this month, the Feral Hog Task Force announced the continuation of a County-wide feral hog management effort. Hays County will be continuing countywide feral hog management efforts in 2022 after receiving a $7,500 grant from Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Wildlife Services. The Hays County program will include a five-dollar … Continue reading Feral Hog Management to Include Bounty Program in Hays County for 2022

Parks and Open Space Projects


Nature is more important than ever these days.  As the fastest growing county in Texas, Hays County has taken a proactive approach to setting aside sensitive lands and preserving them as parks and open spaces.  The $75 million bond funding approved by voters (Prop A) in the November 2020 election will help increase access to … Continue reading Parks and Open Space Projects

Diving Deep into Karst webinar


As part of the Deep in the Karst of Texas education initiative, WVWA and TESPA hosted a lunchtime webinar on Wednesday, September 8, 2021.  Presenters discussed the International Year of Caves and Karst, Texas karst and conservation initiatives, and recent well visits.  From global to local, this discussion was insightful and entertaining. The presentations, links … Continue reading Diving Deep into Karst webinar

TPWD Commissioners Vote to Support Land Acquisition of Honey Creek Ranch


The TPWD Commissioners voted to approve funds to acquire the environmentally sensitive Honey Creek Ranch on August 26, 2021!  At the headwaters of Honey Creek, the land acquisition will prevent the land from being developed as residential lots in favor of maintaining high-quality recharge lands.   Honey Creek Ranch was going to be a subdivision, but … Continue reading TPWD Commissioners Vote to Support Land Acquisition of Honey Creek Ranch