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You've seen the headlines. Zebra mussels have infested Lake Travis. But what does that really mean? What impact is that having on our beloved waterways? Earlier this month, volunteers with the annual Lake Travis Cleanup got a glimpse into the extent of the problem. Each year, hundreds of people volunteer...

They're back. The purple martins have returned to roost in Austin before they continue on with their migration to South America. This year, they're roosting at the parking lot of Texas Land & Cattle at the junction of I-35/290. Every Friday and Saturday night at 8pm from July 7th to July 29th Travis Audubon will be celebrating...

They have arrived. The dreaded zebra mussel has officially been found in Lake Travis. What are zebra mussels? Zebra mussels are a rapidly producing invasive species that were first found in Texas in 2009. Since then, they have spread to 11 lakes, now including Lake Travis. Why are people worried about them? According to Texas Parks...

Five hundred and twenty acres of idyllic Hill Country land was preserved last week. With help from the Trust for Public Land a 520-acre piece of land (known as Peaceful Springs) has just been added to the Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge, permanently protecting the land...

After facing the threat of a lawsuit from the Save Our Springs Alliance and the Center for Biological Diversity, the Texas Department of Transportation appears to be changing course on a major highway project here in Austin. The two environmental organizations have long been expressing concern...

It's Bee Week at the Sustainable Food Center! In celebration of their newly installed Teaching Apiary they'll be celebrating bees and the many benefits they provide, both to humans and the environment, from April 16th to April 23rd. Activities will include: Beekeeping with Two Hives Honey on April...