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Joanna Wolaver is the Water Policy Associate for the Texas Living Waters Project of the National Wildlife Federation. Located at our Austin office, she works to educate and engage the public and decision makers about the need to protect water for fish and wildlife, sustainably manage groundwater and increase water conservation efforts. She received her M.A. in Geography and the Environment from the University of Texas and her B.A. in Urban Planning and Environmental Sciences from Bryn Mawr College.

Rules Leave Central and South Texas Fish and Wildlife at Risk

8/15/2012 // By Joanna Wolaver

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) adopted rules on Wednesday, August 8th that fall short of protecting environmental flows in the Guadalupe, San Antonio, Mission and Aransas rivers and the San Antonio Bay system. These rules are intended to help ensure sufficient water flows in […] Read more >

Thanks for Providing a Strong Voice for Texas’s Natural Resources

5/25/2012 // By Joanna Wolaver

Thank you for your support! Earlier this month, we asked you to join the National Wildlife Federation and our Texas Living Waters Project partners in asking the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) to safeguard the state’s fish and wildlife populations by strengthening a proposed environmental […] Read more >

Proposed Rule Fails to Protect Central Texas Rivers and Bays

4/17/2012 // By Joanna Wolaver

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) proposed a rule on Friday, April 13th that will determine the amount of water that must remain flowing in Central and South Central Texas rivers and into the region’s bays to sustain fish […] Read more >