A new public scultpure, “Árbol de la Vida” by Margarita Cabrera, was unveiled Thursday evening on the Mission Reach.
Instead of getting $25 million, Bexar County will get $4.4 million in federal reimbursements for the Mission Reach in fiscal year 2019.
Approximately 50 gallons of a flammable chemical leaked from a valve at the Calumet Specialty Products refinery, according to City’s Office of Emergency Management.
Twelve acres of the Mission Reach were set ablaze Tuesday as the River Authority conducted its first controlled burn on three patches of restored prairie.
The controlled burns planned for June will help regenerate native tallgrass prairie grasses and flowers and help keep out small trees, shrubs, and unwanted plants.
A bird expert’s comprehensive survey of the Mission Reach has drawn an encouraging picture of how efforts to restore natural habitat in the area are progressing.
The ruins of Hot Wells, the turn-of-the-century bathhouse, are rising from the ashes of decay and neglect to become a first of its kind public park on the Southside.
The 38 panels at the park near San Pedro Creek and the San Antonio River appear to have been smashed with a heavy, blunt object.
Members of the community will paddle down the San Antonio River during the third annual Mission Reach Flotilla Festival on April 21.
On Saturday, hundreds of local dignitaries and first-time park visitors gathered at 310 W. Mitchell St. on the city’s Southside for the grand opening of Confluence Park.