Jan 11

2022 Reflections Report

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

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Dec 16

Growing Austin Green Spaces

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

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Nov 21

Creating A Resilient Shoal Creek

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

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Oct 25

Collecting Trash (Data) from Austin Creeks

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

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Jul 15

Ecological Restoration at Seiders Springs

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

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