2012 Public Lands News

November 21, 2012

Blue Hole Regional Park continues to win awards!

The Texas Municipal League (“TML”) has presented the City of Wimberley with the 2012 Municipal Excellence Award for Public Works for cities of less than 25,000 population. The award recognizes the City for the unique design and development of the Blue Hole Regional Park. “The Park protects sacred Hill Country flora and fauna, water quality, and land forms through sustainable programming and design, native landscape restoration and habitat protection,” said Mayor Flocke. “It’s a true Texas treasure.” Learn More

September 27, 2012

Meeting love for the outdoors

City and county planners may not know if San Antonians discovered a love for the outdoors first or if new hike-and-bike, greenway and paddling trails have fostered a more active community. Regardless, national and homegrown retailers have noticed the Alamo City’s growing demand for outdoor gear and equipment. Read more from SA Express-News.

September 6, 2012

Government Canyon State Natural Area to Open Campground

Texans looking to experience the beauty and adventure of the Texas Hill Country will find greater opportunity to enjoy the outdoors by camping out at Government Canyon State Natural Area in west Bexar County, beginning this fall. More from TPWD.

August 15, 2012

HCC and TNC encourage conservation funding in Austin

The Austin City Council will vote this week to determine the amount of funding that will be on the ballot in the November election for Open Space, Parks and Trails. Now is the strategic moment to take action and voice your support for full funding for open space, parks and trails. Take action now.