Guest Editorial by - Al Braden Al Braden is a local environmental activist and photographer.  The Bastrop area is ground zero for so many competing players – all wanting to put big straws in the ground – all fighting for the same Simsboro Aquifer water. Under state law,...

From Keep Austin Beautiful, the Colorado River Alliance, and Travis County - Keep Austin Beautiful, Travis County, and the Colorado River Alliance team up annually for the biggest scuba diving and shoreline cleanup in Texas. Cleanups are followed by a volunteer party featuring free lunch, music,...

From the Colorado River Alliance and Dive World Austin - Join Dive World Austin's boats (Donations courtesy of Just For Fun: Watercraft Rental and Aquaholics Watercraft Rental) for a single tank lake clean up dive! Our assignments are Big Devil's Cove and Little Devil's Cove! We are so excited...

From the Sierra Club - Happy Hour /food and beverages (http://www.scholzgarten.com/): 6-7 pm Socializing and informal discussions on current events: 6-7 pm Announcements and program begin at 7 pm PROGRAM: Water in the Next 100 Years, with Sharlene Leurig, with Environmental Flows Initiative of Texas Living Waters Project, The...

From the Save Barton Creek Association - Presentation: We all remember how disturbingly low Highland Lakes receded during the last drought. Now imagine 100 years into the future with four times as many Austinites and a much warmer climate. What will our lakes look like then? Where...

If you spent the holiday weekend swimming at Lake Travis you know that Austin is once again in a drought.  Lake levels have dropped low enough that the implementation of Stage 1 watering restrictions for Austin were triggered late last month. (Lake Travis is part of the Highland...

From the Save Barton Creek Association - Save Barton Creek Association is teaming up with Congress Avenue Kayaks to help keep our Austin waters clean! Join us as we paddle on the water and collect trash that has found it's way into our river. Be sure...

From the Colorado River Alliance - Do you love Lady Bird Lake or Lake Travis? Want to teach young students about our river in an awesome outdoor setting? Join us at the Redbud Center to learn about an amazing environmental education volunteer program with the Colorado River...