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Wildland Notes From The Field
Sep 07, 2016 - 11:53 am CDT
--Amanda Ross, Wildlands Conservation Education and Outreah Coordinator January 2011-September 2016
Tagged: Austin Wildlands
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Jul 19, 2016 - 06:26 am CDT
“Don’t tell anyone about this cool trail” is a common comment from folks biking, running or simply enjoying the Slaughter Creek Trail. It is understandable to want to keep a good thing a secret so...
Apr 29, 2016 - 07:40 pm CDT
Balcones Canyonlands Conservation Plan-
Celebrating 20 Years Preserving Austin’s Natural Legacy for Endangered Species and Future...
Mar 11, 2016 - 12:00 pm CST
-Kevin Thuesen, Water Quality Protection Lands Program Manager
Karst Aquifers are pretty simple things, but as simple as they are, they are very difficult to regulate and some are difficult...
Jan 29, 2016 - 03:00 pm CST
Frostweed Winter's Magic by William Reiner, Balcones Canyonlands Preserve Biologist
If you were intrepid enough to be outside on our coldest day of the winter to...
Jan 08, 2016 - 04:15 pm CST
A Silver Lining of Smoke by Matt McCaw, Water Quality Protection Lands Biologist
“The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas...
Tagged: prescribed fire
Oct 23, 2015 - 04:35 pm CDT
There Isn’t an App for That
-From Water Quality Protection Lands Biologist Matt McCaw
“Curiosity, awareness, attention. Those are the...
Tagged: native plants
May 14, 2015 - 04:07 pm CDT
-By Water Quality Protection Lands Biologist Matt McCaw
I recently walked an area of the Water Quality Protection Lands that we had burned in the summer. Before...
About this blog
The City of Austin conserves over 40,000 acres in Travis and Hays County through Austin Water Utility’s Wildland Conservation Division. Wildland staff share their experiences working to manage, conserve, and protect these uniquely Austin properties. If you’d like to take a tour or a hike of a Wildland property, signup to help volunteer or attend a guided hike.