Travis Audubon: Where have the birds gone?

From Travis Audubon Have you been seeing fewer birds at your feeders this fall? Find out why this might be happening on our latest Signal Smoke post! We received questions this fall from numerous people voicing concerns that there are virtually no birds (or even...

Commons Ford Prairie – A Travis Audubon Project

From Travis Audubon Commons Ford Prairie – A Travis Audubon Project — We are happy to announce that Commons Ford Prairie has been awarded a Community Grant by Austin Parks Foundation. This is great news as it will allow us to complete the final major phase...

It’s UT Campus Sustainability Week

Interested in connecting with organizations that are having a big impact on the Austin community? Check out today’s Local Impact Fair on East Mall from 12 pm – 3 pm to learn more as a part of UT Campus Sustainability Week! 10 people interested Read more on...

Buy Fresh Buy Local launches in Central Texas

We’re excited to announce the launch of Buy Fresh Buy Local in Central Texas (BFBL). BFBL is a national local food campaign helping you, the consumer, understand who is growing food in your area and the best places to buy fresh local food. BFBL wants to help you and...

You can now find UT Office of Sustainability on Instagram

UT’s Office of Sustainability just created an Instagram page! Interested in sustainability efforts on campus, or any number of current environmental causes in and around Austin? Go follow us! We just gave away a SXSW Eco badge 2 weeks ago valued at $495, and we...

Austin Youth River Watch seeking executive director

Austin Youth River Watch is seeking applicants for the Executive Director position. Applicants should send a cover letter and resume to: RiverWatchEDsearch@gmail.com by October 31, 2015.   Executive Director – Job Description  Position Austin Youth River Watch is...

"Oppose the San Antonio Hose" forces gain momentum

A loosely knit coalition of interest groups from across central Texas opposing San Antonio’s proposed $3.4 billion, 142-mile long “Vista Ridge” water pipe and pumping project gained steam this past week when a San Antonio City Council commissioned...

SXSW Eco Day 3: Morning Program Highlights

This week is flying by! It’s already Day 3 + it’s going to be action packed. #SXSWEco Can you believe it’s already the final day? We don’t want it to end! There is another action-packed day ahead, so don’t forget your reusable water...

UT Austin named a leading healthy campus in the U.S.

What starts here not only changes the world, but the lives of every student, faculty and staff member. #hookemgreen UT Austin was named a winner of the inaugural 2015 Active Minds Healthy Campus Award, which recognizes the university as one of the healthiest campuses...

UT will partner on Solar Energy Visualization System

UT’s Office of Sustainability announced that wit will be collaborating with one of the 2015-2016 “Longhorn Innovation Fund for Technology” award recipients on a new Solar Energy Visualization System. Together with UT’s department of Art &...

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center joins in opposing Mopac expansion

TxDOT’s plan to convert Mopac from a local commuter highway into a second Interstate 35 through Austin hit another major pothole last week, according to Save Our Springs Alliance. In commenting on the proposed SH 45 SW toll road and Mopac expansion, the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center joined in opposing the plan.

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