Guardians of the Aquifer: Meet the Beetles - Edwards Aquifer Authority

Guardians of the Aquifer: Meet the Beetles

Watch: The Comal Springs Riffle Beetle (3:58 mins)

Olivia Ybarra, Habitat Conservation Plan Coordinator, explains the concept of indicator species and why the Riffle Beetle is so important to the Edwards Aquifer.

Vocabulary

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GET INVOLVED
Visit the Edwards Aquifer Authority’s Habitat Conservation team’s plan and see how you can get involved.


READ
Protecting the environment of the beetles requires a partnership between government and people; read a sample press-release authorizing the official protection for this habitat.


STUDY
The Fish and Wildlife Service also study these critters and have created fact sheets.

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