AGS GB 22
Time, Land, and Barton Creek--An Excursion to Shield Ranch, Travis and Hays Counties, Texas. C. M. Woodruff, Jr., and E. W. Collins, Trip Coordinators. 71 p., 11 articles, 2003. Print Version.
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About This Publication
Purchased in 1938 by Fred W. Shield, the Shield Ranch comprises 6800 acres, mostly in Travis County and secondarily in Hays County. The ranch is well known for its conservation practices and is a model of good stewardship of Texas Hill Country land. Articles in the guidebook discuss Barton Creek, archeology, caliche soils, hydrogeology, geology, natural resources, and birds.
Keywords: Barton Creek, environmental geology, Hays County, Hill Country, resource conservation, Shield Ranch, stewardship, Travis County
Woodruff, C. M., Jr., and Collins, E. W., trip coordinators, 2003, Time, Land, and Barton Creek--An Excursion to Shield Ranch, Travis and Hays Counties, Texas: Austin Geological Society Guidebook 22, 71 p.