Challenged by the prospect of thousands of new houses being located within the Edwards Aquifer watershed, the Greater Edwards Aquifer Alliance set about studying methods that might mitigate the effects of suburban development in this extremely fragile area. The result is a 106-page manual that is intended to fill a gap in the storm water management measures that currently protect the Edwards Aquifer in Central Texas.
Written by annalisapeace on Jan 15 2015 - 7:01pm
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Oct 8 2014 - 4:57pm
Join NOWCastSA and the League of Women Voters at the University of Texas San Antonio College of Public Policy for a Candidate Forum Webcast on Monday Oct. 13, 2014 at 5:30 p.m.
Written by City of San Antonio on Apr 10 2014 - 10:46am
Fiesta San Antonio, the annual citywide celebration commemorating the history and culture of San Antonio, kicks off on April 10 and will welcome locals and visitors from all over who attend the annual event to enjoy the many festivities. Mayor Julián Castro and the City of San Antonio continue to encourage Fiesta-goers to think “green” by recycling, making healthier choices, and by enjoying parades designated as smoke-free areas.
Written by Kris_Serold on Jan 30 2014 - 10:42am
On Monday, Feb. 10, join Frank Christopher for an exclusive screening of his documentary, a national project telling stories of communities creating green solutions for our water blues – featuring San Antonio and the region, followed by a panel discussion. Christopher, who will moderate the panel discission, is an award-winning public television documentarian. His work has garnered the highest recognition including an Academy Award nomination for best feature-length documentary and six Emmy Awards.
Written by Clayton Price on Apr 1 2013 - 6:05pm
UPDATED 7/16/15: The City’s Nelson Gardens Brush Recycling Center located at 8963 Nelson Gardens will be giving away free fine mulch July 18, 19, 25 and 26. San Antonio residents are invited to mulch it up and take advantage of this free opportunity.
Written by City of San Antonio on Mar 19 2013 - 3:39pm
Fiesta San Antonio, the annual 11-day event that celebrates the history and culture of San Antonio, kicks off in just a few weeks on April 18 and ends on April 28. Today Mayor Julián Castro encouraged Fiesta-goers to think “green” by continuing the recent traditions of recycling, making healthier food choices and enjoying the parades that have been designated as smoke-free areas.
Written by lcarter on Dec 16 2012 - 2:07pm
The following tips were given to me by Andrea Nocito, whom I call the 'Goddess of Green.' In 2011, Nocito was named a Forty under Forty Rising Star by the “San Antonio Business Journal.” She currently works as manager for the Energy Savings Solutions program at UTSA. In her spare time, Nocito founded EcoStrategies, a sustainability planning and implementation firm.
Written by Antonio Rodriguez on Jul 22 2012 - 4:04pm
The Texas Energy Symposium will address how limits on Texas's energy grid can be met by solar energy. Two recent reports by the Brattle Group examined the capacity shortage facing ERCOT and how robust implementation of solar could help ERCOT meet the challenge of peak demand.
Written by Antonio Rodriguez on Jul 10 2012 - 3:07pm
SavorSA and Plaza de Armas will host 5-Minute Food Revolutions. Nine local visionaries will give short presentations about how they're changing the way people eat and think about food in South Texas.
Written by Amanda Evrard on May 17 2012 - 11:00am
REPLAY VIDEO: Join NOWCastSA and Plaza de Armas for a live webcast of "Green Lifestyles in Historic Neighborhoods," the latest of the Plaza de Armas Readers Forum Series.