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March 2012 News Archive

March 30, 2012 International Water Expert to Highlight Sierra Club Water Conference, April 27 Brian Richter, an international authority on river conservation and the director of The Nature Conservancy’s Global Freshwater Program, will be the keynote speaker for a statewide water conference being held by the Lone Star Chapter of the Sierra Club in Austin on Friday, April 27. Read More March 23, 2012 Despite recent rains, drought far from over, experts warn Most of Central and East Texas beat…

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Golden-cheeked Warbler comes home

Early March marks the return of the golden-cheeked warbler to the Texas Hill Country. Of the nearly 360 bird species that breed in Texas, the golden-cheeked warbler is the only one that nests exclusively in Texas. The major environmental threat to the warbler is native habitat destruction and fragmentation, with the most significant factor being the widespread removal of ashe junipers in the south central region of Texas. Read more from Austin 360.

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