Wild Basin Creative Research Center

Spider Hunt at Wild Basin: May 20

Spider Hunt at Wild Basin: May 20

Join Wild Basin for a spider hike this weekend! This two mile hike will include encounters with jumping spiders, pirate spiders, crab spiders, orbweavers, and maybe even a brown recluse. Hikers will learn what makes each spider special as well as some spider safety tips.




	


Volunteer Opportunity at Wild Basin Earth Day Art Exhibit

Volunteer Opportunity at Wild Basin Earth Day Art Exhibit

Wild Basin is looking for volunteers to assist with a nature themed art exhibit from 5pm-8pm on Saturday April 22nd. This will be a fun family friendly event with live music, snacks and an art reception with over 30 exhibiting artists. We are looking for…




	


Join Wild Basin During Spring Break for Hikes, Live Music, Birding, Photo Wokshop, and More!

Join Wild Basin During Spring Break for Hikes, Live Music, Birding, Photo Wokshop, and More!

Come spend spring break at Wild Basin Creative Research Center during their Wild by Wild Basin week of events celebrating Austin's wild outdoors!




	


Learn Trail Building Skills for Your Future and Our Parks With FREE Classes at Wild Basin!

Learn Trail Building Skills for Your Future and Our Parks With FREE Classes at Wild Basin!

Wild Basin is hosting the Central Texas Trail Tamers (CTTT) for free classes on building and maintaining the trail systems that lands like Wild Basin offer to the public. These workshops will replace Wild Basin's monthly stewardship days until May.




	


 



	


Lots of Internship Opportunities at Wild Basin in Spring 2017!

Lots of Internship Opportunities at Wild Basin in Spring 2017!

St. Edward’s University Wild Basin Creative Research Center serves as an extension of the main campus and includes 227 acres within the Balcones Canyonlands Preserve system (BCP).




	


 



	


Wild Basin Featured in Latest St. Edward's University Magazine

Wild Basin Featured in Latest St. Edward's University Magazine

The latest edition of St. Edward's University tri-annual magazine shines a spotlight on Wild Basin Creative Research Center and the surprising effects that urbanization is having on the preserve. Click here to read the full piece (found on page 5).




	


From Wild Basin Creative Research Center- Hook Scholar Research Spotlight: Maria Rodriguez

From Wild Basin Creative Research Center- Hook Scholar Research Spotlight: Maria Rodriguez

Wild Basin has a feature on their blog spotlighting one of the 2016 Hook Scholars, Maria Rodriguez, and her summer research on water samples from Bee Creek.




	


Help Learn About and Remove Invasive Plants at Wild Basin Stewardship Day: Oct 22

Help Learn About and Remove Invasive Plants at Wild Basin Stewardship Day: Oct 22

This month’s Wild Basin Stewardship Day will be held on the 22nd (October) from 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM. If you know your plants then you will be of special use, so please come! We’re going to be removing invasive plants along the creek.