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On August 25, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson created a new federal bureau, the National Park Service (NPS), to manage and protect the country’s then 35 national parks.
The San Antonio Zoo announced the arrival of a new, 40-year-old Asian elephant named Nicole Monday morning.
Aldo Leopold wrote that “one of the penalties of an ecological education is that one lives in a world of wounds.” As ecologists and natural historians, this prophesy is realized in our perpetual awareness of the degraded and constructed world in which humans live.
The San Antonio River’s South Channel is finally getting some much-needed attention. In the past three months, the 1.5-mile stretch of the river that winds through the historic King William neighborhood from West Nueva Street to South Alamo, has seen the removal of invasive species, the first planting of three pollinator gardens, and a long overdue clean-up of rotting detritus that had occupied the river for almost a year.
While San Antonio embraces Monarch butterfly mania and its status as the National Wildlife Federation’s first and only Monarch Champion city in the country, our neighbors to the south are considering allowing Mexico’s largest mining company with the country’s worst environmental record to reopen an old copper mine in the heart of the migrating insects’ ancestral roosting sites.
As the world changes, so does the value our culture places on mission-based organizations, and zoological facilities are no exception.
The San Antonio River Authority will soon release a success report detailing the overall impact of the unprecedented $384.1 million investment in the San Antonio River Improvements Project (SARIP).
Like many artists across the globe, Alex Beard uses his work to enact change.
When San Antonio became the first Monarch Butterfly Champion City in December, people in the conservation community outside the city limits took notice.