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Why Nature Towns?
You want to live in a place that’s healthier, greener, more convenient, less expensive, and with stronger community connections. Nature Towns deliver it all.
Life gets Better
Just by moving into a Nature Town, you improve your health, wealth, community and planet, thanks to better nature and community design.
Clean environment, better food.
Spend less, have more.
More friends, more fun.
More nature, more hope.
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“As an urban designer, planner, architect, educator, and author who has been programming and building projects in Central Texas since 1967, I believe Nature Towns has the potential to establish a major international precedent.”
Jason & Andrea, members
“I look forward to being a part of the Nature Towns model as it goes out into the world. Nature Towns has that vision, unlike other projects that we have participated in. We see ourselves as being able to work together with Nature Towns as it evolves. There is a distinctive capacity in Nature Towns that we haven’t found elsewhere. “
“I would like to introduce you the a guy that has a pretty amazing development model. Its central premise is zero carbon footprint through the use of agriculture. That is a super simplification but I think its strongest benefit might be to the periphery of growth…..the Lee Counties of the region. It can take an element of what is important to those stakeholders and build an affordable and environmentally innovative development.”
Recent Blog Posts
Doing our part for biodiversity and pollinators!
It was a real thrill a few weeks ago to spot this creature, likely a hummingbird or sphinx moth, on our little grapefruit tree. I’ve never seen one in our garden before. It made me wonder how it found us only days after we planted the tree. Maybe it was the incredible and enticing aroma of the blossoms. This indication of biodiversity in our urban garden in Austin was so encouraging.
There is good news on renewable energy. And this one is funny, too. A company called Vortex Bladeless, based near Madrid, has developed a small, pillar-shaped wind energy generator that can be used in small communities. Unlike a turbine, it has no blades. Instead, the entire body, a little over 9 feet tall (3 meters),Continue reading “Good News on Renewable Energy”
The Business section of today’s Houston Chronicle leads with Chris Tomlinson’s commentary. The headline (print version): Lawmakers are more talk than action on electricity reforms. Unless you’ve been on a media fast for Lent, you probably heard about Snowmageddon here in Texas last month. In Central Texas, 5” of snow fell on Valentine’s night. ThatContinue reading “Maintaining Power in Texas”