Texas Plans a Texas-Sized Response to Rising Seas

In coastal Texas and many other places, walled cities are making a comeback. It’s quite a turnabout, as the efficacy of defensive walls had declined precipitously since the age of the long bow. Barbarians still menace, of course. But the

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Texas Needs Your Help Shaping Its Water Future

State government decisions can have a big impact on our lives, our communities, and the natural resources we cherish. It can be hard to know how real people can similarly shape those decisions. Luckily, in Texas, we have a process

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Population growth challenges Texas’ Hill Country

Booming population growth, coupled with changing climate patterns, unslakable groundwater thirst and political challenges, leave the Texas Hill Country newly vulnerable. What they’re saying: “The Hill Country’s breathtaking vistas, natural spaces, clear waters, abundant wildlife, starry night skies, and small-town charms

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The Window to Save the Hill Country is Closing

Booming population growth and sprawling development, groundwater depletion, changing climate patterns, extreme droughts and floods, and a unique set of policy challenges threaten the natural resources that define the Hill County region—resources on which millions of people rely. A recently

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Use Federal $$$ to Fix Texans’ Water Systems

Fragile Texas water systems endanger every Texan. We saw as much during the winter storm, which left more than half the state without water for days. Some outages lingered well into the spring. Starting this year, Texas has an important opportunity to fix some of its biggest water problems.

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Read more about our new report, Climate Resilient Galveston, from @axios Houston!

As climate change causes stronger hurricanes, rising seas, and extreme heat, how can we keep vulnerable coastal communities like Galveston safe? In a new report, we outline how nature-based solutions can create resilience for people and wildlife. 📈🌡️

Hurricane season is upon us 🌊⚡

Galveston is particularly vulnerable to the extremes that may soon become our new normal. Climate Resilient Galveston, a new report from @NWF & @txlivingwaters provides a foundation to implement nature-based solutions. 📲:

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