Spring 2023 Newsletter

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Free Life Jackets

The return of free life jackets at Lake Granbury

Lake Granbury’s Water Safety Awareness Day returns this May to get 300 life jackets into the hands of area children. Come out for food, fun, and fishing. Click here for more.

Golde Algae

Golden algae bloomed

Reports of dead and dying fish on Lake Granbury alarmed many lakeside owners and fishermen in February and March. To learn more, click here.


Invasives Threaten Local Ecosystems

Invasive plants and animals, those not native to an area, can have a severe impact on ecosystems, spread quickly, and reduce the biodiversity of native plants and animals. Interestingly, invasives are usually unintentionally spread by humans through activities like boating. Here's' what you need to know.

La Niña

La Niña is gone, now what?

Now that climate patterns have changed and La Niña has been declared a thing of the past, what does that mean for the Brazos River basin? Will the rain automatically appear, and how can we be ready if it does? Click here to learn more.

Dirk Bland

Finding success in an en-deering place

His coworkers and managers have labeled him the "go-to guy" when you absolutely need something done correctly. For more than 34 years, Dirk Bland has worked at many locations within the Brazos River basin for the BRA. But it's his soft-spoken demeanor that has led this avid hunter into an unlikely hobby of saving and rehabbing whitetail deer. For more, go here.

Clean River

Does a clean river matter to you?

Is keeping the Brazos River and its tributaries free of trash important to you in theory, or are you one of the treasured who goes out of their way to pick up after the negligent? There are actions we can all take to help protect our river, and it's never too late to start. Click here to read more.

Coming Up

May 22, 2023
BRA Board of Directors Bimonthly meeting.

Monday, May 22, 2023 at the BRA Central Office, 4600 Cobbs Drive, in Waco. Read more here.

June 1, 2023
Brown Bag on the Brazos

A virtual meeting for the public from noon to 1 p.m. to allow management to share insights on projects and allow the public to ask questions. See more here.

Central Office
4600 Cobbs Drive, Waco, TX 76710
P.O. Box 7555, Waco, TX 76714
Copyright April 2023
The Brazos Basin newsletter is produced by the Government & Customer Relations Department.