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MEDIA RELEASE: Destructive zebra mussels found in Lake Austin (25 August 2017)

October 4th, 2017 admin Austin, TX – The invasive zebra mussels infecting Texas lakes and rivers have now been found in Lake Austin as of August 17. This highly destructive species was first confirmed in the Texas Colorado River basin in early July 2017 in Lake Travis. “These mussels will cause tens of millions of dollars in damage in…

Lake Travis Cleanup (17 September 2017)

October 4th, 2017 admin On Sunday, September 17 th , over 1000 volunteers removed more than 5 tons of trash from the Colorado River at Lake Travis. This annual event is one of the largest single-day, volunteer lake cleanups in the world, and it is a collaboration between the Colorado River Alliance, Travis County Parks, and Keep Austin Beautiful.…

Zebra mussels found in Lake Austin

August 17th, 2017 admin The invasive zebra mussels infecting Texas lakes and rivers have now been found in Lake Austin. This highly destructive species was first confirmed in the Texas Colorado River basin in early July 2017 in Lake Travis. These mussels will cause tens of millions of dollars in damage in the coming years. They reproduce so quickly…
Inside the Mobile River, Brent Lyles speaks to Heather Cooke and Lisa Harrison.

MEDIA RELEASE: The Mobile River delivers water science to 20,000 (1 August 2017)

August 1st, 2017 admin Austin, TX – Over 20,000 Texans in Central Texas and across the Colorado River basin have now learned about protecting and preserving their water resources well into the future, thanks to the Colorado River Alliance’s Mobile River program. The Texas Colorado River Rolling Exhibit, a.k.a. the Mobile River, brings a water-science- center-on-wheels and classroom curriculum…

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