Looking to the Future—A Note from the CCCA President
By Elizabeth Bowerman
May 14, 2022
May 14, 2022
Recently, CCCA celebrated its fourth birthday and not only are we looking back at our accomplishments, but we are looking toward the future.
CCCA’s vision for the future is a Comal County that maintains its rural beauty and critical water resources for future generations; a Comal County that has clean rivers and springs for recreation, natural areas to clean our air, and provide habitat for wildlife; a Comal that has starry night skies and maintains the open, rural character that makes Comal . . . Comal. It’s what we call – Keeping Comal Wild!
As we press forward to preserve land, water, and wildlife in Comal County, our goals (our hopes and plans) are to:
Some other things on our “To Do” list:
We are very proud of the relationships we’ve made with our elected officials and the steps they have taken toward land conservation in the past year. There are still opportunities there, and we are looking forward to continuing those relationships. The County recently passed two major land-protection initiatives: Investing in the County’s first-ever Parks, Open Space, and Natural Areas Master Plan and taking the first step toward securing $30 million dollars in state funding for protection of land and critical watersheds in the County. These are huge and very impactful steps and—hopefully—are just the beginning of the County’s work to ensure Comal County retains the rural charm that continues to draw people here and also protects the critical natural resources needed to provide a sustainable future for all of us.
Big goals, eh? We may be late getting into the game, but we’re motivated and inspired! We’re all in this together, and I thank each of you for the part you’re playing to support CCCA’s vision and for helping to . . . Keep Comal Wild!