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Mission Statement

The purpose of the Austin Nature Preserves System is to provide comprehensive land management and environmental education practices that serve to protect and foster stewardship and sustainability of Austin natural areas and their ecosystems.

Description

The Natural Resource Division manages Austin's original natural areas program. The Program's goals are to continue to acquire a more detailed cross section of Austin's habitats and key sensitive areas and ecosystems. Duties include ecological restoration, construction of trails, erosion control, invasive species research and management, educational programs, volunteer coordination and recruitment, public outreach, biodiversity research, wildlife and habitat monitoring, management of grants, development of mitigation plans, native plant rescues, cave management and public safety and wildlands urban interface issues.

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http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/cepreserves/default.htm

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