Wednesday, January 18th, 2012
The largest park in San Marcos just got even bigger.
Thursday, December 8th, 2011
The city is poised to acquire 107 acres of undeveloped aquifer recharge land adjacent to the 463-acre Purgatory Creek Natural Area in San Marcos.
Friday, August 19th, 2011
Efforts to more than double the size of San Marcos’ Purgatory Creek Natural Area were frustrated last week when the federal government opted not to award a $1.9 million land acquisition grant to the Trust for Public...
Monday, November 29th, 2010
During a 12-hour meeting last week, Hays County commissioners agreed to fund a share of the Harrison Ranch project in Dripping Springs, but decided to put off a decision about Purgatory Creek and 11 other projects now...
Thursday, November 11th, 2010
Proponents of a shooting sports complex project on the San Marcos River have put land for wetlands and a riverfront park back in their request to the county, saying the property owner is willing to negotiate. The...
Friday, October 22nd, 2010
With only $3.4 remaining to be allocated from $30 million of parks bonds authorized by Hays County voters in 2007, 12 projects are in the running for funds. Three of the projects are in San Marcos. The...
Tuesday, September 7th, 2010
Hays County commissioners now have $3.5 million left of the $30 million approved by voters in 2007. Commissioners expect at least five projects to contend for the remaining money.
Thursday, May 13th, 2010
Two San Marcos environmental groups are arguing to the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization that a proposed extension of Craddock Avenue would pollute Spring Lake, source of the San Marcos River.
Thursday, March 11th, 2010
The owners of Windemere Ranch property say they're going ahead with their plans for development, but Hays County could have designs on the land for its regional habitat conservation plan to protect the golden-cheeked warbler and the...
Monday, February 22nd, 2010
A county-appointed task force charged with locating a parcel for a shooting sports complex has put forth an open records request to learn of the parcels under consideration for wildlife conservation habitat. The shooting sports task force...