An 创新研究 station within a beautiful nature preserve.

St. 爱德华的 Wild Basin Creative Research Center is an innovative field research station located just 10 miles from campus, within Wild Basin Wilderness Preserve. This preserve protects 227 acres of beautiful Texas Hill Country and is valuable habitat for multiple rare and vulnerable species, including the endangered Golden-cheeked warbler.



Whether you’re a hiker looking for trails to explore, a family vacationing in Austin, or a teacher planning a field trip, Wild Basin has much to offer.

Research Student at Wild Basin


Here students (from any university) and community members can do robust research at a dedicated field station that is a living laboratory, 由St支持. 爱德华的教职员工.

A place for everyone to learn about and enjoy nature.

我们的 环境教育 programs support area schools and offer opportunities for all to connect with the natural world.


专家 管理 of these 227 acres benefits not only wildlife and their native habitats but everyone living beyond the preserve boundaries. 


我们的 generous partners and supporters.

野盆地变成了 Austin’s first nature preserve in 1974. Today, Wild Basin is co-owned and co-managed by Travis County and St. 365比分网电竞, is a treasured resource for our community.

We offer special thanks to our individual donors, corporate sponsors, foundation supporters. Without you, our environmental 管理, 教育及外展, 创新研究 这是不可能的.

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