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TESPA Initiates Legal Action to Protect Water & Endangered Species


Trinity Edwards Springs Protection Association (TESPA) has issued a notice of intent to take legal action protesting the proposed Far South Mining LLC TCEQ permit to stop the proposed quarry and rock crushing plant on the Needmore Ranch.  The Watershed Association has a long history of collaborating and supporting TESPA through the Water Protectors Fund, … Continue reading TESPA Initiates Legal Action to Protect Water & Endangered Species

Cypress Creek and Blanco River Clean Rivers Coordinated Monitoring Update


Monitoring the water quality of our springs, creeks, and rivers is an essential part of stewardship.  It is impossible to manage what isn’t measured.  The Watershed Association has been collecting quality assured water quality data since 2003 in collaboration with the Clean Rivers Program, a statewide water quality monitoring program run by the Texas Commission … Continue reading Cypress Creek and Blanco River Clean Rivers Coordinated Monitoring Update

Sacred Springs Kite Exhibition Now Open


The Art4Water Sacred Springs Kite Exhibition at the Austin Central Library is a MUST-SEE exhibit for at least two reasons. First, the Watershed’s Art4Water team guided by the vision and leadership of Terry Zee Lee and Ryan Willett have collaborated with 47 incredible artists and kitemakers, for the last year to create the first exhibit … Continue reading Sacred Springs Kite Exhibition Now Open

Texas Highways Spotlights State of the Hill Country Report


The State of the Hill Country Report is making a splash!  It is highlighted in Texas Highways’ May Hidden Hill Country edition.  The 8 conservation and development metrics presented in the report provide insight for residents, business owners, and policy makers for how to grow more sustainably.  The report is a collaborative project of the … Continue reading Texas Highways Spotlights State of the Hill Country Report

We are all in this drought together


Article by Ben Eldredge is Vice President of Conservation at the Cibolo Center for Conservation and on the Board of the Cow Creek Groundwater Conservation District According to Micah Voulgaris at the Cow Creek Groundwater Conservation District, we have received 1.77 inches of rain in 2022, less than the 2.02 inches received from January through … Continue reading We are all in this drought together