Texas Coop Power’s water issue follow the link to download the pdf file. I’m proud to be a part of the team that put this issue together and especially proud of the journalism done in the name of Texas and its future. My article on groundwater and surface water in Texas is below and through […]
OK, they misspelled my last name, but beyond that minor detail, the reviewer gets the gist of the book. Journal of Sustainability Education March 18th, 2012 Generations on the Land: A Conservation Legacy, by Joe Nick Patosky. A review. By Richard Pritzlaff The landscape of any farm is the owner’s portrait of himself. -Aldo Leopold […]
Texas is the only Western state to continue to uphold Rule of Capture, regarding groundwater as a property right – for now, at least, until somebody gets hurt or a region goes dry. Chief Justice Nathan Hecht said the court wouldn’t let that happen, but the ruling passed down this week essentially thwarts any statewide […]
Groundwater Gusher The mysterious power and irresistible draw of Jacob’s Well inspire a push to protect the underwater cave and springs. By Joe Nick Patoski At first sight, Jacob’s Well appears to be a deep, dark hole at the bottom of a pool of creek water — nothing more. Pay attention to how the hole, […]
from the Friday, April 29 edition of the New York Times and Texas Tribune: photo by Alberto Tomas (Beto) Halpern/Associated Press Wildfires overran parts of Fort Davis, Tex., in early April, destroying more than 60 homes in West Texas and killing livestock and horses. By JOE NICK PATOSKI Published: April 28, […]
My latest book, published by Texas A&M University Press in conjunction with the Sand County Foundation, is now available from TAMU Press http://www.tamupress.com/product/Generations-on-the-Land,6465.aspx and fine booksellers across Texas and American West.