Origins of a Green Identity is an hour-long documentary exploring Austin's earliest efforts to preserve Barton Springs and Barton Creek, and ultimately to create a city with publicly-accessible green spaces along Austin's waterways throughout the City. The film is narrated by Texas novelist, Sarah Bird...

Join Austin PBS, Travis Audubon Society and filmmaker Karen Kocher for a special screening of Origins of a Green Identity, a 57-minute documentary exploring Austin’s earliest efforts to preserve Barton Springs and Barton Creek, and ultimately to create a city with publicly-accessible green spaces along...

How did Austin become a city that values open space and recreation? Origins of a Green Identity charts the efforts of the time period from roughly 1950-1970 when the earliest conservationists sought to preserve the natural environment and create parkland for the citizens of Austin....

The 2020 online version of the Barton Springs University Day event will launch Tuesday, October 27th. This year we will be offering curriculum for schools and the general public on the BSU website – streaming 9am until noon and then available for use and viewing at any time...

Hosted by the Save Our Springs Alliance - Barton Springs University is a year-round series of educational events and classroom presentations, highlighted by a full day of outdoor learning and fun at Barton Springs Pool on September 17th. The Barton Springs University day is designed primarily...

Hosted by the Mother Earth Day Festival and Local Musician Bill Oliver - Bill Oliver brings together music, puppet shows, murals, interactive booths, games, art, local wildlife, and youngsters to create Mother Earth Day at the Springs.  This would be an “Earth Day” specifically for and about...

Hosted by the Barton Springs Conservancy - Welcoming all future volunteers! Join Barton Springs Conservancy for an evening dedicated to welcoming future volunteers! If you are someone who loves Barton Springs and wants to give back to this beautiful Austin treasure, this event is for you! The Conservancy wishes to...

Sponsored Post - from the Save Barton Creek Association   Obsessed with Barton Springs? Love the outdoors? Want to find a way to help protect Austin's natural resources? The Save Barton Creek Association is looking for volunteers like you all summer long.   Every Saturday, SBCA sets up a table at Barton Springs...