Category Archives: Living on the Greenbelt

Urban Trails, Plus or Minus?

I’m an avid mountain biker and hiker. The main reason that Brenda and I live in Travis Country is because of access to the Barton Creek Greenbelt and Wilderness Park where I spend a lot of time. One disadvantage of … Continue reading

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Spring in the Barton Creek Greenbelt

It’s spring in the Barton Creek greenbelt and I can’t help but notice the intense green of the new leaves on all the trees. The live oaks have traded their old leaves for new, and although they’re a grayish rather than … Continue reading

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Barton Creek Update

It’s been over a week since I’ve been down to the Barton Creek Greenbelt, and much longer since I posted any new pictures. Last trip down I had a bad fall which resulted in some pretty impressive bruises, (sorry no … Continue reading

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Barton Creek Greenbelt Nightlife

Living on the Barton Creek Greenbelt means that you may have visitors at night. We’ve seen raccoons, opossums, armadillos, rattlesnakes, coral snakes, and recently have been smelling a skunk. Last night I heard coyotes, and it turns out I had … Continue reading

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Fire Prevention on the Barton Creek Greenbelt

One of the risks of owning a home on the Barton Creek Greenbelt is the risk of a wildfire, and with our current drought it’s a very real possibility. One way to reduce the risk of losing your home to … Continue reading

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