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Ecology

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The lake and the nearby natural areas attract migratory birds, resident wildlife, and butterflies due to the abundance of food, water, and shelter they offer. Without effective conservation practices, Austin may lose creatures vital to our ecosystem. 

View the native plants and wildlife that call the Trail home.

Consider Contributing to the Ecosystem.

There are so many ways you can help support the ecosystem and habitat at and around the Trail. Considering joining or contributing to an ecological restoration project.

Bird life is abundant around Lady Bird Lake. But, do you know how to identify them? We have put together an identification guide to the birds most commonly seen.
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Correll’s False Dragon
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Southern Leopard Frog
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Ground Skink
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Demoiselle
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Largemouth Bass
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Althea – Rose of Sharon
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Mexican Free Tail Bat
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Pied-Billed Grebe
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