Hays County Celebrates Earth Day with Upcoming Land Purchase of Sentinel Peak Preserve

Hays County Celebrates Earth Day with Upcoming Land Purchase of Sentinel Peak Preserve

Hays County expects to close on its purchase of the Sentinel Peak Preserve by April 29, 2022, mere days after celebrating Earth Day (April 22). This is the first project funded under the 2020 Hays County Parks and Open Space Bond. Read more from Hays...
100-mile nature trail connecting Austin to San Antonio springs into next phase

100-mile nature trail connecting Austin to San Antonio springs into next phase

The Great Springs Project has released its Trails Plan, another step along the path to a proposed 100-plus-mile network of trails from the Alamo to the Capitol.The project, launched in 2018, aims to create a corridor of protected lands over the Edwards Aquifer...

How to find your city’s sustainability plan online 

If you’re watching this latest episode of “Solutionaries,” the newest from our solutions journalism-based digital show, then you’re already well aware that the topic is climate change, and everything environmentally related.  You might be wondering, “How sustainable...
Cave climbers work to clean out caves with generations worth of trash.

Cave climbers work to clean out caves with generations worth of trash.

These days, it’s just common sense that pollutants and trash are bad for the Edwards Aquifer, which is San Antonio’s main source of water. But a hundred years ago, landowners thought nothing of using caves or sinkholes on their property as trash dumps....