News Category: waller-creek

Pet Waste Stations Installed along Waller Creek

June 15, 2021

As part of overall plans to help reduce bacterial levels in Waller Creek, Environmental Health and Safety (EHS), Landscape Services and Project Management and Construction Services (PMCS) have teamed up to install pet waste stations to help reduce bacteria levels in Waller Creek.

Reflecting on the Beauty of Waller Creek Amid Massive Campus Construction

Sept. 1, 2020

UT Alumnus Valerie Salinas-Davis reflects on the beauty of Waller Creek in the Sep/Oct 2020 issue of Alcalde.

Managing the Deluge with an Urban Creek

May 15, 2020

Storm water on campus funnels into Waller Creek, and UT has held its own Phase 1 MS4 (Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System) permit for more than 15 years.

Waller Creek Keepsake

April 30, 2020

Celebrate Waller Creek with this printable poster from Environmental Health and Safety.

Calling Campus to Waller Creek

Feb. 28, 2020

In a utilitarian room made of cinderblocks and plywood, designs from past theater productions—a brilliantly colored dragon mask, wire built into the muscles of a velociraptor—peer down onto a dozen students gathered around the scarred worktables. The students, part of the Texas Applied Arts program in Theatre and Dance, are listening to a presentation about how to delineate the level of the 100-year flood plain for their new interactive exhibit.

SUSPENDED: A Longhorn's Guide to Earth Day at 50

Feb. 10, 2020

SUSPENDED: Earth Day 2020 is the 50th anniversary for this event that celebrates the greening of campus.

Hike the Green Forty Acres

Jan. 24, 2020

Take a short hour-long hike along Waller Creek and through the original Forty Acres while also learning about the sustainable side of campus.

Blog: Sustaining a Creek

Dec. 13, 2019

Sophomore Lauren McKinney has made her idea—find a way to keep Waller Creek cleaner—into a reality.

Creating the Creek Monster Habitat

Nov. 19, 2019

A group of University of Texas at Austin students built the Creek Monster Habitat, an illuminated, interactive installation for the Greenway Conservancy’s 2019 Creek Show. The Creek Monster Habitat was designed and created during the fall 2019 semester by a group of students from across disciplines at UT in a course offered by Texas Applied Arts in the College of Fine Arts and taught by Karen Maness.

Building a Monster Habitat

Nov. 15, 2019

Waller Creek Monster Habitat, an interactive, theatrical experience that tells the story of the Waller Creek revitalization and transformation. Designed and built by UT students in the Texas Applied Arts class, the habitat servedas a gateway into the Waller Creek Conservancy Creek Show.