2012 Water Catchment News

December 9, 2012

Everyone lives in a Watershed – Find out what’s happening along the Llano

At HCA, we prefer the term “Water Catchment Area”. Many great water catchment area planning projects are in the works around the Hill Country. The Upper Llano partnership includes residents in Edwards, Kerr, Kimble, Menard, Real, and Sutton counties who recognize their “obligation to future generations to maintain the health of the Upper Llano Watershed. Read more about this project here. Find out more about Water Catchment Areas from HCA here.

November 29, 2012

Llano River landowners – You’re invited to participate in a Watershed Protection Plan

Please forward and help us reach more landowners along the Llano River. The first meeting of the Watershed Coordination Committee will be meeting December 11th at Texas Tech in Junction. Input and involvement from local citizens is so important. Protecting our watersheds is the best way to protect long-term water supply for our growing region. Learn more

September 5, 2012

September 11th water quality, quantity training in Lockhart to focus on Plum Creek

A no-cost Texas Watershed Steward program workshop on water quality and availability issues related to Plum Creek will be held from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. September 11th in the First Lockhart Baptist Church’s Fellowship Hall. The training is open to anyone interested in improving land and water issues relating to Plum Creek Learn More

July 25, 2012

Aug. 14 meeting in Junction on protecting Upper Llano River Watershed

Anyone interested in becoming involved in improving and protecting the Upper Llano River Watershed is invited to attend a meeting Aug. 14 in Junction. “We’re encouraging citizens of the region to attend this meeting as their input is essential to the process of developing, implementing and achieving the ultimate success of the watershed protection plan.” Learn More

March 8, 2012

Healthy Watershed Symposium March 22

The 5th Annual Texas Water Symposium series continues this month at Junction with a lively conversation about creating healthy watersheds. Distinguished panelists will discuss watershed planning as a proactive alternative to the traditional, piecemeal approach to managing natural resources and as a critical strategy for protecting limited water resources for future generations. Learn More