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Category Archives: habitat

Travis County commissioners asked to back staff recommendation to list salamanders as endangered

This article was published today in The Austin American-Statesman by staff reporter Farzad MashhoodTravis County commissioners asked to back staff recommendation to list salamanders as endangered

 

Aquarena Springs Makes Way For Restoration of Spring Lake

Click the link below to read Steve Campbells’ article in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram entitled, “Aquarena Springs makes way for restoration of Spring Lake“. The article includes a photo slideshow of the Aquarena Center.

http://www.star-telegram.com/2012/05/16/3965418/aquarena-springs-makes-way-for.html#tvg

Living Springs, an interactive documentary on Barton Springs, previews March 14, 2012

Produced by Austin-based filmmaker Karen Kocher, Living Springs will present the history, science and culture of Barton Springs from many different perspectives. Using a multi-linear, user-driven format, viewers navigate through a virtual underwater environment, meeting artists and scientists, poets and preachers who share their stories, their passions, and hopes for Austin’s most beloved natural resource. When complete, this is an interactive documentary will be available on-line and as an exhibit at the Beverly Sheffield Education Center at Barton Springs. Learn more at www.facebook.com/livingspringsaustin.

Preview on Wednesday, March 14th at 7:30 p.m. outside the main gate of Barton Springs Pool, Austin, TX.

Click here to view a preview on Vimeo. 

Sensitive Williamson County Cavern Systems Feed Salamander’s Springs

Please click the title to read the article, “Sensitive Williamson County cavern systems feed salamander’s springs” that appeared today in the Austin American-Statesman by Benjamin Wermund about Avery Ranch Cave and Cave Day (April 14). 

Endangered Species at Love Creek Preserve, Bandera County

Here’s a link to a recent article in The Bandera Bulletin by James Henry Frazar about recent bird surveys at The Nature Conservancy’s Love Creek Preserve in North Bandera County. Eurycea salamanders are also present on the preserve, and get a mention near the end of the article:

http://www.banderabulletin.com/news/features/article_80646814-25b4-11e1-8498-001871e3ce6c.html

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