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Andrew Sansom, one of Texas’ leading conservationists and the executive director for the Meadows Center for Water and the Environment, spoke to the Wimberley Lions Club about the future of water. 

Andrew Sansom, one of Texas’ leading conservationists and the executive director for the Meadows Center for Water and the Environment, spoke to the Wimberley Lions Club about the future of water. 

This is the second talk in a series on water hosted by the Wimberley Lions. Dianne Wassenich, Program Director, San Marcos River Foundation talks about surface water and water quality.

This is the second talk in a series on water hosted by the Wimberley Lions. Dianne Wassenich, Program Director, San Marcos River Foundation talks about surface water and water quality.

 
At the August 4, 2015 meeting of the Wimberley Lions, Wimberley Mayor Steve Thurber and City Administrator Don Ferguson briefed Lions’ members on Wimberley 60 days after the 2015 Memorial Weekend flood, a flood that damaged or destroyed some 400 Wimberley homes along the Blanco.

At the August 4, 2015 meeting of the Wimberley Lions, Wimberley Mayor Steve Thurber and City Administrator Don Ferguson briefed Lions’ members on Wimberley 60 days after the 2015 Memorial Weekend flood, a flood that damaged or destroyed some 400 Wimberley homes along the Blanco.

National Geographic presents this short film showcase. J. David Bamberger discusses the restoration of Selah Bamberger Ranch Preserve  from director Ben Masters. “My objective was to find the worst piece of land I could possibly find in the Hill Country of Texas and begin a process of restoration that would change it back to be one of the best, and that has happened right here. By habitat restoration. By working with Mother Nature instead of against her.”

National Geographic presents this short film showcase. J. David Bamberger discusses the restoration of Selah Bamberger Ranch Preserve  from director Ben Masters. “My objective was to find the worst piece of land I could possibly find in the Hill Country of Texas and begin a process of restoration that would change it back to be one of the best, and that has happened right here. By habitat restoration. By working with Mother Nature instead of against her.”

 
"While water covers 71 % of the earth’s surface, less than 1 % of that is accessible fresh water. We must protect our limited fresh water supplies from harmful contaminants. Non-point source pollution is the biggest threat to water quality today, meaning that many small actions build into a big problem."

"While water covers 71 % of the earth’s surface, less than 1 % of that is accessible fresh water. We must protect our limited fresh water supplies from harmful contaminants. Non-point source pollution is the biggest threat to water quality today, meaning that many small actions build into a big problem."

Bill and M.F. Johnson know Wimberley's past. After all, they've lived seven decades of their lives in this quaint Hill Country town. On October 6 they shared their memories of Wimberley past with the local Lions club.

Bill and M.F. Johnson know Wimberley's past. After all, they've lived seven decades of their lives in this quaint Hill Country town. On October 6 they shared their memories of Wimberley past with the local Lions club.

 
"Over 2 million people fish in the state of Texas. By accident or neglect, fishing line gets left behind. Fishing line is a serious litter problem along waterways, particularly near ramps and docks. It can ensnare propellers and damage boats, while being perilous for divers. It poses a risk to human and economic health, and is an eyesore."

"Over 2 million people fish in the state of Texas. By accident or neglect, fishing line gets left behind. Fishing line is a serious litter problem along waterways, particularly near ramps and docks. It can ensnare propellers and damage boats, while being perilous for divers. It poses a risk to human and economic health, and is an eyesore."

"Nature holds the Key to establishing life on earth"

"Nature holds the Key to establishing life on earth"

 
"As much as 70% of marine litter has been estimated to end up on the seabed. Marine debris comes from many land and ocean sources. Yet few of us understand that our trash can travel over land, down streams, rivers and storm drains to the ocean.

"As much as 70% of marine litter has been estimated to end up on the seabed.

Marine debris comes from many land and ocean sources. Yet few of us understand that our trash can travel over land, down streams, rivers and storm drains to the ocean.

Global Weirding with Katharine Hayhoe is produced by KTTZ Texas Tech Public Media and distributed by PBS Digital Studios.

Global Weirding with Katharine Hayhoe is produced by KTTZ Texas Tech Public Media and distributed by PBS Digital Studios.

 
"Freddy the Fish teaches kids about what happens to rain after it hits the ground, where storm drains lead to, and what we can do to help prevent water pollution."

"Freddy the Fish teaches kids about what happens to rain after it hits the ground, where storm drains lead to, and what we can do to help prevent water pollution."

The City of Austin Grow Green program provides landscape professional training each winter to share information about earth-wise landscaping and management practices. This professional development encourages landscape professionals to provide sustainable services for their commercial and residential customers. 

The City of Austin Grow Green program provides landscape professional training each winter to share information about earth-wise landscaping and management practices. This professional development encourages landscape professionals to provide sustainable services for their commercial and residential customers.