Comal County is one of the top 10 fastest-growing counties in the United States, and a loose coalition of concerned residents and activist groups think it is time for residents to start thinking about protecting open space and acquiring park land – “Before it’s too late.”
At Land Conservation Options for Comal County, a panel discussion Nov. 8 at the McKenna Events Center in New Braunfels, Katherine Romans, executive director of Hill Country Alliance; Annalisa Peace of Greater Edwards Aquifer Alliance; Jensie Madden with League of Women Voters of Comal Area (LWVCA); Dianne Wassenich of San Marcos River Foundation (SMRF); Comal County Engineer Tom Hornseth; and attorney Julie Koppenheffer examined conservation efforts in other Hill Country communities to see if those same tools can be used by landowners in Comal County.
Currently there are 12,000 acres or about three percent of Comal County’s total acreage under permanent protection… Read more from