Birding Group Promotes Conservation

Audubon Society, 1952 (Austin History Center, Austin Public Library, AR-Q-005-046)

Audubon Society, 1952
Austin History Center, Austin Public Library, AR-Q-005-046


In the face of Austin's post-war growth,Travis Audubon begins to express concern for the protection of Barton Creek's unique flora and fauna.  

Nobody anticipated the growth that Austin has gone through. They could’ve floated bonds and bought the watershed...and controlled what little development went on it.

— Shudde Fath, 2017 Interview


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