The nature photography of Michael Farquhar offers an intimate view of a mating pair of red-shouldered hawks who call Hardberger Park home.
For now, the far right-hand lanes of Wurzback Parkway at the bridge construction site will remain closed in each direction 9 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays.
The bridge connects two halves of Hardberger Park in Northwest San Antonio over Wurzbach Parkway, which cuts through the middle.
HDRC on Wednesday gave final approval to the land bridge set to connect the east and west sides of Hardberger Park by December 2019.
The benefits children experience when they spend time in nature are both well documented and unequally distributed.
The citizen bond committee divvied up $450 million directed at streets, bridges, and sidewalks and voted in favor of funding “transformational” projects.
Most credited the bond tour and conversation with the Council members that appointed them for the change of heart in funding Hardberger and Hemisfair parks.
The Streets Committee voted 22-5 to wait until after the project tour to consider partial defunding of Hardberger Park’s land bridge.
The proposition of reallocating the funds to McAllister Park was “in the spirit of cooperation and compromise,” but got mixed reviews from others.
As district representatives presented their cases, those with large parks in their programs held their breath to hear if their colleagues wanted to cut their budget for their own projects.