Texas Living Waters

Hispanic Heritage Month Employee Spotlights: Jorge Losoya

This Hispanic Heritage Month, members of the Latinx, Hispanic, and Multicultural Employee Resource Group at National Wildlife Federation are coming together to share our stories — in our own words. …

Can Cities Capture Too Much Water?

Returning items to circulation has more than one meaning at the Central Library in Austin, Texas. In addition to holding thousands of books (and seeds!), this much-celebrated community project captures …

Clean, Accessible Water for Texas Communities and Wildlife

Water is an essential part of life, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. A single person in the United States uses an average of 80-100 gallons of water per day—just indoors—and …

Western Rivers at Risk

Water–or the lack of it–defines the American West. One commonly used marker that you’ve crossed into the western part of the country is the 100th Meridian, which bisects the Great …

Desalination Could Harm Texas Bays

Overuse of water by humans and the drought of 2011 – 2015 endangered fish, shell fish and game by slowing the flow of freshwater into the bays. Then, earlier this …

Protecting Waters in Texas

Since 1936, the National Wildlife Federation has worked to conserve the nation’s wildlife and wild places. As part of our 80th anniversary celebration, we are recognizing important moments in our …

Texas Water Conservation Scorecard

Recent droughts have seared the memories of Texans deepening their appreciation for our most precious resource: water. As a result, hundreds of thousands of people across the Lone Star state …

Rules Leave Central and South Texas Fish and Wildlife at Risk

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 …

New Book Celebrates the “Living Waters of Texas”

Two National Wildlife Federation staff members have essays in a new book that celebrates Texas waters.

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