Now is the perfect time to reflect on the great work that was done along Shoal Creek in the previous year, and there’s a lot to highlight! Thank you for your continued support of the Shoal Creek trail, creek, and…Read More
Austin is a green beacon of Texas and is ranked among the most ecological cities in the United States with roughly 15% of its land dedicated to green spaces. Typically thought of as parks, gardens, and urban woods or forests,…Read More
At this time of the year, we reflect back on a (very) long, dry summer interrupted by a record-breaking flood on Shoal Creek. Times of drought and heavy rainfall each take their toll on our natural spaces. That’s why Shoal…Read More
The City of Austin Watershed Protection Department (WPD) conducted an extensive field study to identify the sources and types of litter in Austin’s creeks, as instructed in a 2020 City Council Resolution directing the city to “prepare a study with…Read More
Below a large parking lot and above Shoal Creek’s eastern bank, water spills from a steep limestone bluff and flows overland into the creek. Native elbowbush cascades down the cliff face near the springs, and large live oak and pecan…Read More
Shoal Creek Conservancy is a proud steward of the 13-square-mile Shoal Creek watershed and the creek and trail running through it. We engage in thoughtful public and private partnerships, lead fun and meaningful educational programming, and spearhead on-the-ground improvements that make Shoal Creek and the Shoal Creek Trail safer, more accessible, and more inspiring places to be.