You can get a permit to dump treated wastewater into Barton Creek. Some are trying to change that.

You can get a permit to dump treated wastewater into Barton Creek. Some are trying to change that.

Several conservationist groups are banding together to stop treated effluent from getting into certain waterways in Texas, including Barton and Onion creeks.That means human waste where pollutants have been removed.Currently, the Texas Commission on Environmental...
Roy Creek Canyon has been untouched for 80 years. Its owners want it to stay that way.

Roy Creek Canyon has been untouched for 80 years. Its owners want it to stay that way.

When Lew Adams’ father bought half of Roy Creek Canyon in the early 1940s, he entered into a handshake agreement with the friend who had purchased the other half. Both men promised to preserve the land and change as little as possible. “There’s been no cattle,...
Wild rice sues to stop oil pipeline

Wild rice sues to stop oil pipeline

In 2018, the White Earth Band of Ojibwe and the 1855 Treaty Authority, an organization that upholds treaty rights for Chippewa bands, enacted legal personhood for manoomin — wild rice. Manoomin, which translates to “good berry” in Ojibwe, is a sacred food for...
Urban Riparian demonstration site in Seguin approved for three more years

Urban Riparian demonstration site in Seguin approved for three more years

For the past three years, the Urban Riparian and Stream Restoration Program has been conducting research at a demonstration site along Geronimo Creek located within the Irma Lewis Seguin Outdoor Learning Center in Seguin, Texas. The project, which is funded by a...