September 27, 2012: Five River Watchers sampled the water quality at Bright Leaf Preserve, a special place for nature encounter in northwest Austin. Bright Leaf Preserve was a gift of Georgia B. Lucas and is managed by our sponsors at the Austin Community Foundation. Learn about all of the work of the Austin Community Foundation on their website. Then the students vistied the Northwest Recreation Center where they took in the concepts of the top candidates for the Waller Creek Design. Learn more about what’s happening on Waller Creek at the Waller Creek Conservancy.