The River Road Neighborhood Association firmly opposes a controversial and secretive proposal to use city bond funds to demolish San Antonio’s historic Sunken Garden Theater and convert it into an event space that will overwhelm the infrastructure of the entire area. “This is the people’s park. It is not for sale,” says River Road Neighborhood Association Chair Lucy Wilson. “The Brackenridge Park Conservancy has put forward a proposal to use public funds in a private development scheme.”
Written by Greg Harman on Apr 26 2022 - 11:08am
Organized by @actonclimateUS, the event was a call to @POTUS and @EPA to adopt more stringent standards for air toxics like #mercury and fulfill commitments to
Written by Sofia Briones on Apr 19 2022 - 11:17am
Ride bikes and visit 4 gardens to learn about their contributions and impact on their community! This ride will be part of a full day of Earth Day festivities at Gardopia Gardens, which include a morning Garden Volunteer Day, Community Garden Ride, and afternoon Market Day. Click here for more information.
Written by Sofia Briones on Apr 19 2022 - 10:58am
Did you know that San Antonio ranked higher than Austin in a data-based story on the website Stacker, measuring amount of green space per capita? Join TPR for an Earth Day presentation featuring three representatives who’ll share a little about the work they’re doing in this field. You’ll also have an opportunity to ask questions. This is an In-Person event Click here for more information.
Written by Sofia Briones on Apr 19 2022 - 10:50am
Celebrate Earth Day 2022 with San Antonio Parks and Recreation! This fun-filled event will feature over 50 environmental organizations, hands on family activities, free tree adoptions, engaging dance and musical performances, and lots more! Connect with representatives from local organizations whose work focuses on conservation, take a free Fitness in the Park class, and enjoy a healthy treat from one of our food vendors. Click here for more information.
Written by Texas Tribune on Feb 21 2022 - 3:49pm
By Erin Douglas, The Texas Tribune The construction of border barriers in the Rio Grande Valley could jeopardize a rare Texas plant’s survival, according to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service scientists.
Written by Sofia Briones on Dec 14 2021 - 6:20pm
Sign up as an individual, join a team, or create your own dream team to further your support! Can’t join them in person? Join them VIRTUALLY! Click here for more information
Written by Texas Tribune on Nov 22 2021 - 12:00pm
By Erin Douglas, The Texas Tribune HOUSTON — When Brenda Compton, 73, was a child living in a tight-knit Black neighborhood of northeast Houston, the smell of chemicals was constant, she said. The soil was discolored. She remembers the rainbow sheen on the water running in the drainage ditches. “We were used to it because it was our neighborhood,” said Compton, who grew up in Fifth Ward and still lives in the house her parents built more than 70 years ago. “It was our home.”
Written by Texas Tribune on Nov 26 2018 - 3:36pm
By Kiah Collier, The Texas Tribune Texas should brace for more — and worse — Hurricane Harveys, according to a major scientific report made public on Friday by the Trump administration.
Written by Valerie Lambardia on Oct 22 2017 - 1:47pm
A new interactive map shows 782,627 Texas children attend schools or daycares within a half mile radius of active oil and gas production facilities that could be hazardous to the children’s health. The Oil & Gas Threat Map also shows that 320,773 senior citizens and 310 medical facilities are located within a half mile of potentially hazardous oil and gas production facilities.