2013 Water Catchment News

September 23, 2013

Llano River Watershed Protection progress and water news from Junction

Workgroups will tackle: Invasive Species, Riparian Protection, Water Quality, Upland Management and Water Supply issues. Learn more in the September Newsletter for the Upper Llano River Watershed Protection Planning process. Learn More

April 4, 2013

Collaboration News on the Upper Llano River Watershed

The second newsletter of the Upper Llano River Watershed Protection Plan is a great summary of events and progress. The Llano is so important to entire Colorado River system; springs on private lands feed this resource that becomes the water supply Austin. Read more. Or download the newsletter here.

April 3, 2013

Texas Watershed Steward program to address water quality, availability

A Texas Watershed Steward workshop on water quality and availability issues related to the Pedernales River will be held May 22 in Fredericksburg. The no-cost training is open to anyone interested in improving the land and watershed quality of the Pedernales River area. Details

February 6, 2013

Public meeting in Junction Feb. 21 on protecting Upper Llano River Watershed

A group of stakeholders working to protect and improve the water quality and flows of the North and South Llano rivers is holding a public meeting on Feb. 21 in Junction. Details

January 17, 2013

Charting New Waters – Watershed payments make sense

Investing in land and rewarding landowners to take care of land is a smart investment for long-term water needs. Far less expensive than massive industrial infrastructure, taking care of water catchment areas (watersheds) will provide natural infrastructure for capturing, cleansing and storing the water we need for future generations. Learn more from the Ecosystem Market Place.