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Land Stewardship Practices Rejuvenate Dormant Spring on Comal County Ranch

SPRING BRANCH - Chuck Knibbe is a fifth generation rancher in Comal County. The ranch is characteristic of the area; a spring was long active on the ranch until a heavy overgrowth of juniper invaded the landscape. Deciding to do something, Knibbe entered into a cost-share contract with the TSSWCB and treated 120 acres of brush. A spring now pumps life-giving water after rainfall events, and water once guzzled by juniper now recharges the underlying aquifer, ultimately feeding Canyon Lake.

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Upcoming Public Meeting to Announce Double Bayou Watershed Protection Plan Acceptance by EPA

TEMPLE - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reviewed and accepted the Double Bayou WPP as meeting the agency’s guidelines for watershed-based plans. The Double Bayou WPP describes voluntary implementation strategies to reduce nonpoint source pollution in the watershed. Area landowners and citizens interested in the implementation of the Double Bayou WPP are invited to a public meeting on Tuesday, July 19, 2016 in Anahuac.

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