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Few animals are misidentified as often as the Collared Peccary (Tayassu tajacu), more commonly known in Texas as the javelina. This 40-60 pound stocky even-toed mammal might look like a domestic pig

The San Antonio River Authority would love to see you out utilizing the river as a resource for fishing! Luckily, there are many places along the San Antonio River where

A rain garden can help beautify your yard and help protect the environment. Think of the garden as a shallow bowl, about 6 to 9 inches deep, that captures rainwater

Most of us celebrate Arbor Day in April, but every day is Arbor Day for Peter Pierson, the Natural Resource Management Specialist for the River Authority. Due to the success

Previously on the blog, we’ve explored the work of our Environmental Sciences Department (ESD) professionals, including our aquatic biologists, data management team, watershed monitoring scientists and laboratory scientists. However, the

The summer heat has settled in here in the San Antonio River Basin! This heat means that summer rains will have little impact on most lawns and plants. So how

What is the City Nature Challenge? The iNaturalist City Nature Challenge (CNC) is a four-day annual global Bio-blitz organized by the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County and the

Have you heard of “No Mow May”? This nature initiative was conceptualized for homeowners and land managers, especially in urban and highly developed areas, to increase ecosystem benefits with minimal

One of the San Antonio River Authority’s (River Authority) long-term goals is to achieve trash-free waters in the San Antonio River Basin. As part of our commitment to safe, clean,


Stem Density Efforts

Stem Density efforts are still in place but will not directly affect any parks or trails. We apologize for any inconvenience.

San Pedro Creek Culture Park – STREAM

Due to maintenance, the water features for STREAM art piece will be turned off until further notice. The STREAM Microphone area is also closed due to vandalism. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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