River news & info

25th Anniversary Gala, Cocktails for the Colorado – May 3, 2019 at 6 pm

October 18th, 2018 Keri Pearson Join us at The LINE Hotel as we honor 25 years of championing our community’s greatest natural resource, the Texas Colorado River, and share our vision for the future. This unforgettable event will feature live music, exquisite food & drink, a thrilling live auction, and other fun surprises.

The Mobile River delivers aquatic science to 30,000th visitor

September 6th, 2018 Scott Sticker The Mobile River delivers aquatic science to 30,000th visitor Austin, TX – Over 30,000 students and other community members in the Texas Colorado River basin have learned the importance of their water resources and how to preserve them, thanks to the Colorado River Alliance’s Mobile River program. The 30,000th person to enter the aquatic science-center-on-wheels…

Destructive zebra mussel population exploding in Lady Bird Lake

September 6th, 2018 Scott Sticker Media Release Destructive zebra mussel population exploding in Lady Bird Lake Austin, TX – Invasive, highly destructive zebra mussels continue to rapidly populate the Texas Colorado River basin, with remarkably large clumps of the destructive bivalves glomming onto docks and equipment in Lake Travis, Lake Austin, and now Lady Bird Lake. In August, staff at Rowing Dock,…

Zebra Mussels in the Texas Colorado River: Upcoming Barstow Event

May 15th, 2018 Scott Sticker Upcoming Barstow Speaker Series event: Zebra Mussels in the Texas Colorado River: Status, Threats, and Potential Solutions On Friday, June 15th, please join the Colorado River Alliance for a lunchtime presentation on some very unwelcome new arrivals in the Colorado River -- invasive zebra mussels. These highly destructive and prolific critters were first confirmed in our river…

Students in Marble Falls learn about Texas water resources in state-of-the-art rolling museum

January 10th, 2018 Scott Sticker  Marble Falls, TX – Seventh-grade students in Marble Falls will kick off the new year learning about water science and the Texas Colorado River through a water-science-based rolling museum coming directly to their school in January. The Austin-based Colorado River Alliance’s Mobile River Program delivers a message of water stewardship and teaches middle schoolers about…

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

October 4th, 2017 Tom Bozzly 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…

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