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Written by urban15 on May 22 2018 - 2:19pm
On Monday, June 4th, URBAN-15’s Hidden Histories series returns with a focus on San Antonio’s sacred headwaters—in particular the stories, poems, songs, and other artistic expressions the springs have inspired for millennia among diverse peoples. Facilitated by Sister Martha Ann Kirk of the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, and Isaac Cardenas, Tap Pilam Coahuiltecan elder, this discussion will explore the cultural and creative centrality of the springs to San Antonio and premiere video of URBAN-15’s performance at the Blue Hole for last year’s Global Water Dances.
Written by Trey Herrera on Oct 3 2017 - 7:52pm
Help restore San Antonio's birthright, the Headwaters of the San Antonio River, which contains the historical source of the River, the famous Blue Hole spring. People have been drawn here for over 10,000 years. Ask us about the history. We make trails and replace invasive plants with native plants. We'll send you our Volunteers' Calendar and a map. Volunteers are just the best people! Open availability, they will work with your schedule 
Written by William Schlecht on Jul 24 2015 - 3:19pm
San Antonio should join New York, London and Amsterdam and use the river as a transportation option for commuters. Call it VIA Rio. San Antonio has distinct advantages over the other cities. 
Written by Cbreit on Mar 3 2015 - 4:26pm
The San Antonio River Authority (SARA) is proud to announce the Inaugural Float Fest in anticipation of becoming a future signature event for the annual Fiesta celebration held every April in San Antonio, Texas. This FREE event is designed to bring awareness about SARA's newly developed improvements on the Mission Reach of the San Antonio River including enhanced parks and other outdoor recreation amenities the Mission Reach has to offer.
Written by San Antonio Ri… on Aug 5 2013 - 1:30pm
Bexar County Judge Nelson W. Wolff joined San Antonio River Authority (SARA) General Manager Suzanne Scott and SARA staff earlier today to review the newly reopened sections of the Mission Reach Ecosystem Restoration and Recreation Project that were closed following the rain event from this past Memorial Day weekend.
Written by Clayton Price on May 14 2013 - 12:45pm
5th Annual RiverTini Pour-Off Stirs Up Fun and Funds
Written by Antonio Rodriguez on Sep 15 2012 - 5:34pm
The Paseo Del Rio Association will host the River Walk Lucky Duck Race in which 25,000 Rubber Ducks race down the San Antonio River. For official rules or to adopt a duck visit.
Written by Antonio Rodriguez on Feb 23 2012 - 4:19pm
In this video, Helen Ballew, executive director of the Headwaters at Incarnate Word describes her nonprofit organization that tends to the springs at the source of the San Antonio River.
Written by David McLemore on Aug 2 2010 - 5:11pm
If you can't go in person for the unveiling of Phase I on Dec. 18, take this multimedia tour of the Mission Reach project as it transforms the San Antonio River on the city's South side, connecting neighborhoods and people ... The river has always been there. And now it's changing in ways that are part engineering, part alchemy.   Jason Stevens and his wife, Leslie Raymond, watch backhoes rip dirt from the banks of the San Antonio River downstream from Roosevelt Park. To them, it sounds like music.