Introduction to the Barton Creek Watershed in Austin, Texas

Topics: Aquatic Life and Importance of Watersheds Barton Creek Greenbelt is a Gem! Photo by Anne Worner. The scenic Barton Creek Watershed flows through Texas Hill Country, following the 50-mile creek straight through the middle of downtown Austin. These 109 square miles drain into Lady Bird Lake, exceeding the contributions of other watersheds. The Barton […]

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Santa Ana Watershed Survey Sheds Light on Resource Protection

The recently completed Santa Ana Watershed Basin Study highlights the need for more protective action focused on watersheds. Officials concluded that better management practices are essential to ensure a sustainable water future. Climate change and local population growth pose increased challenges to meeting demand projections for the next 50 years. Santa Ana River; photo by […]

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