barton springs

A Playful Day at Barton Springs in Austin

January 24, 2023 | By Traces of Texas

In 1837, settler William “Uncle Billy” Barton moved his family to a remote Hill Country creek near its confluence with the Colorado River.

Where To Go Swimming This Summer in Texas

June 24, 2022 | By

Every Day is a Green Day in Austin

December 28, 2020 | By

In 2017, a developer wanted to turn an office complex into a mixed-use development, but to do so he needed to cut down several mighty oak trees protected by a city ordinance.

Swimming Holes

April 9, 2013 | By Melissa Gaskill

Our bodies are mostly water. Our primordial ancestors lived in it. Science tells us that looking at it lowers stress.

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