After months of back-and-forth, the EPA has officially withdrawn its objection to the City of Dripping Spring's permit to to discharge up to 995,000 gallons of treated sewage into Onion Creek each day. Why does that matter? As a reminder, the permit application has raised a lot of concern here in Austin because Onion Creek flows...

Join Barton Springs Conservancy in celebrating the historic Barton Springs Bathhouse, Luci Baines Johnson, and Dear Friends for their 70th birthdays.  Austinites young and old are invited to march in a fun and family friendly parade on Saturday, May 13, 2017,  that will end in...

From the Sierra Club - Happy Hour /food and beverages: 6pm -7 pm Socializing and informal discussions on current events:  6pm -7 pm Announcements and program begin at 7 pm Program:  Barton Springs Conservancy with Michael Cannatti Formed in 2014 to collaborate with Barton Springs stakeholders, the BSC mission is to...

Remember when we told you that the City of Dripping Springs had applied for a permit from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) to discharge up to 995,000 gallons of treated sewage into Onion Creek each day? Well, we've got another update for you. Wait, I don't remember...

In August, we let you know that the City of Dripping Springs had applied for a permit from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) to discharge up to 995,000 gallons of treated sewage into Onion Creek each day. Why would this matter to us, all the way in Austin? Onion Creek...

From the Save Barton Creek Association - The Issue: The City of Dripping Springs has applied for a direct discharge wastewater permit to discharge 995,000 gallons/day of treated sewage into Onion Creek. This water would still contain nitrates and phosphates that cause algae blooms and reduce...

From Living Springs, an interactive documentary about Barton Springs - Rescheduled Screening of Living Springs Documentary at the Zilker Hillside Theater. Come from 6-7 p.m. to meet many of the wonderful groups who are working to support Barton Springs! Learn how you can get involved. Get...

From the Mother Earth Day Festival - 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 Barton Springs, Barton Creek, and this...