The Blanco River Flood: The Healing Has Begun

In this TWA Magazine article, retired NRCS biologist Steve Nelle explores the history of major floods in the Hill Country and what lessens we should take away from the Memorial Day 2015 flooding of the Blanco River. One of Nelle’s most important messages? “A healthy functional river system depends on periodic floods of all sizes to maintain and perpetuate itself. Flooding is not something bad that happens to a river; it is a necessary part of the river.” Find out more about historic floods in our region and what recovery we are seeing along the Blanco River by reading the full article.

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