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Shoal Creek Tour #2 - Springs of Shoal Creek

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Seiders Springs Park, South Entrance

1380 W. 34th Street

Austin, TX 78731

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Join Shoal Creek Conservancy for the 2nd Shoal Creek Tour of the 2017 Fall Season, generously sponsored by Google. This special "Springs of Shoal Creek" Tour is co-hosted with the Austin Geological Society.

This walk will be led by Austin Geological Society President Will Boettner and geoscientist Jeff Henke. We'll explore along the creek and the Shoal Creek Trail visiting just a a few of the springs that feed Shoal Creek, including Boulder Springs and Seiders Springs. We'll discuss the importance of springs, why they existing along Shoal Creek and if there are opportunities for restoration.

Look forward learning about the hidden springs of Shoal Creek with you!

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Logistics: Please wear comfortable walking shoes, weather-appropriate clothing, and we recommend bringing water and a snack if desired. Street parking is available along Shoal Creek Boulevard just south of 34th Street. We'll walk approximately 1-mile along the Shoal Creek Trail and near the creek.

In case of lightning or flash flood warnings, the event will be cancelled. In the case of light to medium rain, please check your email, our Facebook page, and our website. We will decide whether to cancel the event no less than one hour before the start time.

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About Our Guides:

Biography of Will Boettner - Coming soon!

Jeff Henke is a Texas-licensed Professional Geoscientist and dedicated Shoal Creek volunteer with more than 28 years of professional consulting experience involving soil and hydrogeologic characterizations, remedial action design and implementation, agency negotiation and litigation support. He is currently a Principal Project Manager with Weston Solutions in Austin.

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Look foward to seeing you there and thank you in advance for registering! We will add you to our monthly e-newsletter to keep you updated on future Shoal Creek events and news. If you prefer not to be added, please let us know by emailing info@shoalcreekconservancy.org

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Seiders Springs Park, South Entrance

1380 W. 34th Street

Austin, TX 78731

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