River cane eradication digs into third year

River cane eradication digs into third year

The joint project to eradicate Arundo donax, also called river cane or giant cane, is going into its third year along Barons Creek and Town Creek in and around Fredericksburg. The project combines Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Texas Department of Transportation, City of Fredericksburg and the Hill Country Alliance in an effort to rid the area of the invasive and fast-growing plant in river basins. Read more from the Fredericksburg Standard Radio Post.

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HCA Welcomes New Staff to Expand Landowner Outreach Program

HCA Welcomes New Staff to Expand Landowner Outreach Program

  • April 25, 2017
  • News

  The Hill Country Alliance (HCA) recently named Daniel Oppenheimer as its new Landowner Outreach and Development Manager to lead the organization’s efforts to connect with landowners in the Hill Country. Founded in 2005, the Hill Country Alliance is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to raise public awareness and build community support around the need to preserve the natural resources and heritage of the Central Texas Hill Country. “We are excited and fortunate to have Daniel join the Hill…

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October Pedernales Newsletter Available

October Pedernales Newsletter Available

  • October 10, 2015
  • News

HCA’s Pedernales-specific newsletter was mailed this week with news and events from across the basin. This month’s email profiles a brand new report released by the Meadows Center for Water and the Environment to answer the question: “How Much Water is in the Pedernales?” In addition, the newsletter discusses the current rainfall conditions in the basin. Inflows into the Highland Lakes system, to which the Pedernales plays a critical part, were only 4% of their average levels for the month…

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HCA Pedernales Program Kicks off Monthly Newsletter

HCA Pedernales Program Kicks off Monthly Newsletter

This month HCA sent out its first Pedernales Newsletter- a compilation of news, events and partner spotlights geared specifically to the residents and landowners of the Pedernales River Basin. Modeled after the weekly Watershed in Review newsletter produced by the South Llano River Watershed Alliance, HCA’s Pedernales Newsletter will be sent out once a month to keep key stakeholders informed and connected. Interested in joining the Pedernales Newsletter list? Know someone who lives or works in the watershed who might…

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