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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Nov 07

#Stewards4Shoal: Shoal Creek Springs

People have relied on springs for thousands of years. Historically, populations built entire communities around perennial springs as these sources of water were dependable and plentiful. They are also hotspots for plant and animal biodiversity. But, the springs within the…Read More

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Oct 24

Understanding Shoal Creek

What are the major challenges facing the Shoal Creek watershed? The highly urban character of the Shoal Creek Watershed presents special challenges and requires a multifaceted approach to addressing water-related issues. Increases in population density and the amount of impervious…Read More

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Nov 20

The Flow of Seiders Springs

Written by SCC Intern Randy Peterman As an intern at the Shoal Creek Conservancy, one of my first projects has been to compile all known water quality and flow data on Seiders Springs (pronounced cedars). The springs are located on…Read More

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Apr 14

Shoal Creek Forum Recap

The Shoal Creek Forum series has been a great success! Thank you to the many community members who have come out and joined the Shoal Creek Conservancy and the City of Austin Watershed Protection Department in our conversation about critical…Read More

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