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April 2011 News Archive

April 30, 2011 Hays County planning survey online until May 11th Residents are invited to take the Hays County Parks, Open Space & Natural Areas Master Plan Survey, which will help the County determine interests and priorities of its residents. More information about the planning process and a link to the online survey here. April 28, 2011 CREZ, ERCOT and Wind development updates from SOSHE The Save Our Scenic Hill Country Environment latest news includes information about the CREZ in…

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2011 Drought News

December 21, 2011 Texas Tree Ring Study Warns of Long Droughts A new study of tree rings adds to evidence that Texas has experienced at least one 10-year drought every 100 years, as well as several "mega-droughts" lasting 15 to 30 years over the centuries. Read full Texas Tribune article. November 30, 2011 It could take years for state's aquifers to fill A historic drought has depleted Texas aquifers to lows rarely seen since 1948, and it could take months —…

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