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It’s officially Spring in Texas! It’s time to celebrate the arrival of many things: Fiesta® San Antonio, celebrations throughout our San Antonio River Basin communities, and the appearance of the

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

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,


Riverfront Parkway – Acequia Lift Station

Thursday, June 20 – Sunday, June 23, Riverfront Parkway is partially closed. Expect delays in traffic due to construction work. We apologize for any inconvenience.

San Pedro Creek: Rains from the Heavens

The Rains from the Heavens water wall at San Pedro Creek will be shut off due to maintenance Tuesday, June 18th. There will also be some road closures that day, so please be mindful if you are in this area. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Acequia Trail Notice

The Acequia trail will have heavy traffic near MROC starting May 22nd until further notice. The SAWS Acequia project will be bringing in crews to work on the lift station site and across the street. There will have flaggers to stop traffic, please use caution. 

SASPAMCO Paddling Trail

The SASPAMCO paddling trail is open from River Crossing Park to Helton Nature Park.
*Please Note: Paddling Trail from Helton Nature Park to HWY 97 is still closed due to blockages. 

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