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Texas Public Radio is proud to participate in National Public Lands Day (NPLD), the nation's largest, single-day volunteer event for public lands.For the past 11 years, Texas Public Radio has participated in this event, xeriscaping and restoring natural vegetation at parks, libraries and natural areas around the city.As the hallmark of our yearly Focus on the Environment, National Public Lands Day projects serve to promote the beauty of our city’s public and natural spaces. The results have been several radical transformations of area parks and libraries through water-saving measures and the restoration of natural vegetation.

National Public Lands Day: Phil Hardberger Park

Planting grass sprigs at Phil Hardberger Park
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Texas Public Radio joined community partners in a National Public Lands Day event at Phil Hardberger Park. Postponed to October 6 due to rain, the event invited volunteers to plant thousands native grass sprigs to restore the park's natural savanna.

The event was sponsored by the San Antonio River Authority, SAWS, SACU and Whole Earth Provision Company.

Phil Hardberger Park is located ay 8400 NW Military Highway.