What’s Next for Texas Water?


Texas’ underground water supplies are struggling. That creates long-term uncertainty for landowners who rely on groundwater, the rivers and streams that are fed by it, and the plants and wildlife that will die without it. Yet the Legislature has done little in the 2021 legislative session to address Texas’ water future. So what’s next for … Continue reading What’s Next for Texas Water?

Climate and Weather Trends in the Hill Country (HTGCD Speaker Series)


The Hays Trinity Groundwater Conservation District has announced its 2021 Water-20 Speaker Series. Subject matter experts will discuss a variety of water topics important to Hays County residents. Hays County is listed by the US Census Bureau as the second fastest growing county in the United States. Great schools, good housing, proximity to growing business … Continue reading Climate and Weather Trends in the Hill Country (HTGCD Speaker Series)

New Species Described at Jacob’s Well Honors David Baker


The karst springs of the Texas Hill Country are unique and specialized environments. Thanks to a collaboration of biologists, a new species–Stygobromus bakeri–has been described from 4 central Texas limestone karst springs; Jacob’s Well (Hays County), John Knox Spring (Comal County), Mormon Spring (Travis County) and Salado Springs (Bell County). The new species’ name–Stygobromus bakeri–honors … Continue reading New Species Described at Jacob’s Well Honors David Baker