Category Archives: Wildlife

Volunteers give area parks a makeover

Dozens of volunteers came out on a misty Saturday morning to donate sweat equity to Southeast Austin parks. They were part of It’s My Park Day, a citywide project coordinated by the nonprofit Austin Parks Foundation, which provided supplies and … Continue reading

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Seminar: How to keep coyotes out of neighborhoods

South Austinites like to keep it weird, but when things get a little too wild, it’s time to call in an expert. Lynsey White Dasher, Director of Humane Wildlife Conflict Resolution for the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), … Continue reading

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Sewer line repairs coming in April

A sewer main in Burleson Heights will soon be lined to repair damage caused by age and soil movement. The project will line about 635 linear feet of 8-inch sewer pipe that start at a manhole at 2802 Ware Road and … Continue reading

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Neighborhood volunteers greet Grand Prix bike commuters

Burleson Heights residents greeted cyclists on their way to the U.S. Grand Prix as they arrived at the Country Club Creek pocket park on Saturday morning. City Council member Chris Riley, representatives of Bike Austin and visitors from around the … Continue reading

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Burglary video gets attention of KEYE

KEYE’s 10 p.m. news broadcast tonight will feature a live report and video of a recent burglary in Burleson Heights. Two surveillance cameras captured video of a man and a vehicle involved in a burglary just after 4 p.m. on July 12. … Continue reading

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Watch for fawns during spring

Burleson Heights added two new residents this spring: Fawns born in the yards along Princeton Drive! Perhaps not surprisingly, one yard that has been hosting a new white-tailed deer family is a certified wildlife habitat. But even if the National Wildlife Federation … Continue reading

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