Three mussel species within the San Antonio River Authority’s purview are candidates for gaining federal endangered status.
President Barack Obama has an exciting plan on the table with special meaning for Texas: Interstate Highway 35, known as IH-35 or I-35 in the Lone Star State, will be the focus of a national strategy to bring back honey bees, Monarch butterflies and other pollinators.
The presence of former Mayor Lila Cockrell at the Downtown Rotary Club’s March luncheon meeting at the Bright Shawl caused a buzz as the 93-year-old San Antonio icon took her seat at the head table.
Editor’s Note: The following story is part of a periodic series exploring regional issues of interest or importance outside San Antonio.
From March through October, the Bracken Cave is home to a nursery colony of nearly 20 million Mexican free-tailed bats – the largest colony and concentration of mammals on Earth.