AmaTerra News and Updates

December 20, 2016

Watch the video! After 80 years of being covered, a Great Depression-era spring cap over the source of the Comal River is cut away and lifted by a crane as part of the Headwaters of the Comal project. AmaTerra Environmental serves as the cultural resource coordinator o...

October 14, 2016

We don't want to brag or anything but having a project be recognized by two different organizations and receiving two awards in as many weeks is pretty nifty stuff! The City of Austin's Historic Cemetery Master Plan project has done just that, winning the Project Plan...

July 21, 2016

Whew! It's been a busy summer but not so busy that we can't post this. On behalf of the company, AmaTerra Archaeology Program Manager Nick Trierweiler accepted the Texas Historical Commission's Award of Merit a short while ago. This commemorates AmaTerra's role in cond...

June 11, 2016

AmaTerra Project Manager, Mason Miller, just got back from the Solar Power Southwest Conference held this week at the Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort in San Antonio, Texas. With 300 attendees, the conference wasn't immense but it definitely had a good showing! 

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May 23, 2016

As some of you may know, AmaTerra senior archaeologist, Rachel Feit, moonlights as a food writer for the Austin Chronicle. Her most recent article was a unique opportunity to combine this eciture gastronomique with archaeology. Read her article about the excavations sh...

February 19, 2016

AmaTerra project manager, Mason Miller, had the opportunity to take the stage at the State Theater in downtown Austin in support of Kim McKnight and the City of Austin's Parks and Recreation Department as they accepted Preservation Texas' Honor Award for Austin's Histo...

November 1, 2015

AmaTerra biology staff completed their first Work Authorization under their new Statewide Biological Services contract through the Texas Department of Transportation: a mussel identification and relocation survey required for replacement/expansion of the FM 485 Bridge...

Following the catastrophic Memorial Day flooding on the Blanco River in Blanco, Comal, and Hays Counties, the USGS flew the length of the river taking hundreds of handheld geo-located oblique photographs along the way.  These photographs, available at the Hazards Data...