Hill Country Residents Win Fight Against Proposed Cell Tower Near Lost Maples

After encountering opposition from residents, the company planning to construct a cell tower near Lost Maples State Natural Area has decided not to build the 250-foot structure, choosing instead to use an existing tower in the vicinity.

Less than one month ago, on July 22, residents noticed surveyors setting out stakes on privately owned property off Foster Ranch Road, adjacent to the Sabinal River and about 3.5 miles from the Lost Maples State Natural Area.

Over the next nine days, Braun enlisted the help of his neighbors, including full-time and part-time residents, some new to the region and some with family property dating back two centuries. By the last day of July, 15 residents submitted Requests for Environmental Review with the FCC. Read more about the efforts of a Hill Country community to protect the environmentally sensitive Lost Maples Region of Texas.