For decades, American cities paved the way for population growth with more … pavement. But in recent years, planners have recognized the importance of native species in the ecosystem, leading to the restoration of rivers, creeks, and other areas toward a more natural state. The reintroduction of a species is the latest step in the effort to preserve plants, animals, birds, and insects that are endangered.
Here in San Antonio, the Mission Reach along the San Antonio River is thriving, and work is ongoing for the creeks of the city’s westside.
At this Think Science event, we’ll learn about the process of restoration, and what’s in the future at the intersection of urban landscapes and natural areas, and a little about how your own land can benefit from native plants.
- Wendy Leonard, City of San Antonio Parks and Recreation
- Lee Marlowe, San Antonio River Authority
- Bill Neiman, Native American Seed
The event takes place at the Garage at Pearl on Friday, February 28 at noon. Box lunches will be available from Spice of Life catering for a $5 donation.
This event is free and open to the public--please make reservations using this special link: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4499243