About Us

The landscaping company now known as Austin Eagle Management Services, Ltd. was started in 1994 as Barton Creek Landscaping.  That company was purchased July 19, 1996 by David A. Ruehlman, owner of Austin Eagle Management Services.  Under the management of Mr. Ruehlman and David Ruehlman Jr., Operations Manager, we have successfully completed jobs in the Barton Creek Development area as well as other locations throughout the Austin area, several of which were valued in excess of one million dollars.


David A. Ruehlman

Mr. Ruehlman is formerly a Sr. Vice President of Rust-Lichliter-Jameson Engineering firm, now known as Earthtech.  He holds a bachelor’s degree in Forestry from Stephen F Austin University.  Mr. Ruehlman has been associated with the Barton Creek Project for nineteen years and has extensive management experience in the engineering, development and landscape profession and is a registered Professional Land Surveyor of Texas.


Glenn B. Beaver
Maintenance Manager

Mr. Beaver holds a degree in Agronomy from Western Texas College.  Mr. Beaver’s work history includes Assistant Superintendent for the golf course operation at Barton Creek Country Club and Superintendent at Austin Eagle Golf Academy.  Mr. Beaver has worked in the landscape industry since 1997.  Mr. Beaver is also a licensed Irrigator and holds a Commercial Pesticide Applicator License.




Michael C. Mroski
Irrigation Manager

Mr. Mroski brings his extensive knowledge, spanning twenty years, in the irrigation construction field.  Mr. Mroski is a licensed irrigator, LI# 8279.




Austin Eagle has a managerial staff that includes 10 employees and a labor force consisting of 60 employees.

Project List

Following is a list of some of the jobs which are representative of our capabilities, including installation and maintenance:

  • The Woods I, II & III in Barton Creek Development (1995 & 1997 Barton Creek Showcase of Homes)
  • The Coves Subdivision, Lake Travis
  • Austin Eagle Golf Academy on N. Mopac
  • The Fairways at Barton Creek, a 49 Condominium Development
  • Governor’s Hill at Barton Creek, a 44 Villa Development
  • Watersmark at Barton Creek Development
  • Davenport Rim Subdivision on Hwy. 360, 70 Luxury Garden Homes
  • Waterfront Subdivision in Lakeway, Texas
  • Owner’s Club at Barton Creek Country Club and Resort
  • Plaza 35 Business Park at I-35 and Yager Lane
  • Costa Bella Subdivision in Lakeway, Texas (1999 Parade of Homes)
  • Lantana Office Complex Bldgs. 1, 2 & 5, Stratus Properties
  • Lakeline Blvd. Extension Project, Ranger Excavating
  • Canyon Rim Subdivision, Mesa Drive
  • The Ranch at Davis Springs, Clark Contractors
  • Behrens Ranch, Spruce Canyon Masonwood Development
  • North Shore on Lake Travis
  • Edgewater Subdivision, Regents Subdivision, Alta Vista Toll Brothers, Inc
  • Mirador Subdivision, Escala, Stratus Properties
  • 2002 Symphony Showcase Home, Heritage Custom Homes
  • Cimarron Hills 2002 Parade of Homes, Hooker Contracting
  • Alexan Mira Vista & Alexan Silverado, Trammel Crow Residential
  • University of Texas Golf Club
  • Taylor Woodrow Communities / Steiner Ranch – University Club Drive
  • Alexan Century Park
  • HEB Plaza Volente / Trammell Crow Commercial
  • Lantana Entry
  • Escondera Town Homes
  • Cimarron Hills Entry Way Improvements
  • Escarpment Village, Stratus Properties
  • LCRA Red Bud Center
  • Hartland Park, Harvey Cleary Builders
  • Barton Place Condominiums, White Construction
  • Serene Hills Blvd, Hunter Enterprises

Our projects include large-scale rock work, such as retaining walls with boulders and structural and non-structural rock walls, large-scale irrigation and landscape installation, maintenance for subdivisions, office complexes, entryways, common areas, waterfalls, water features and accent lighting.  Our services include irrigation and landscape maintenance including contracts with many of the residents in the Barton Creek Resort area, the Lantana Office Complex, as well as Barton Creek Retail East and West.


The following equipment is owned by Austin Eagle and available for use at all job sites:

  • Cat950F Rubber Tire Loader
  • Case 580-4x4 Backhoe and 95XT
  • Vermeer Rock Saw and Chipper
  • John Deere 72” 4x4 Rotary Mower
  • Bobcat Skidsteer & Bucket Model #7753
  • John Deere Tractor
  • 2 Toro Z-Master Riding Mower
  • Exmark Laser Mower
  • Cub Cadett 60”
  • Cub Cadett 48” Walk Behind
  • 2 Honda 48” Walk Behind
  • Turbo Turf HS-300 EH Hydro Mulcher
  • 22 Honda 20” Walk Behind
  • Case 460 Rocksaw
  • Case 560 Trencher
  • CAT 262B Skidsteer
  • Case 95XT Skidsteer
  • Case 1845 Skidsteer
  • 12 Pickup Trucks
  • Various line trimmers, hedge trimmers, and blowers