Whether we know it or not, we all live in a watershed
— Carter Smith

Lifestyle Change

Payment for Ecosystem Services

This primer is designed to provide you with a solid understanding of what Payments for Ecosystem Service (PES) are and how PES deals work. It is intended for an audience interested in exploring the potential of PES — either as prospective PES sellers themselves or as staff of organizations that work directly with communities or landowners who may be interested in PES.


Education and Awareness


Videos

Jacob's Well, an artesian spring a few miles north of Wimberley, isn't your average dip in the pool. The crystal-clear water of this popular swimming hole has been drawing Central Texans for at least 150 years. Click here to continue reading. ..

 

News

HEART OF THE HILL COUNTRY: JACOB’S WELL

By: The Power of Community  |  Jul 18, 2017

Jacob's Well, an artesian spring a few miles north of Wimberley, isn't your average dip in the pool. The crystal-clear water of this popular swimming hole has been drawing Central Texans for at least 150 years.


Articles and Studies

HILL COUNTY TRINITY AQUIFER AND ITS SURFACE WATER CONNECTION

By: John Ashworth, LBG- Guyton Associates | July 2017

An in depth view of the Trinity Aquifer during normal conditions, drought, and flood.

 

Watershed Stewardship for the Edwards Aquifer Region

By: Greater Edwards Aquifer Alliance  |  June 2014

This manual is intended to ll a gap in the stormwater management measures that currently protect the Edwards Aquifer in Central Texas.