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The State of Water Symposium and Documentary Preview
Wednesday, January 26, 2011, 4:30 p.m.
Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum, Austin, TX 

We hope you will mark your calendar and plan to join the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department at a VIP Symposium Event as we celebrate ten years of our communication initiative, Texas: The State of Water. At the event, you will be treated to a sneak preview of the fifth water documentary, The State of the Gulf - America's Sea, and to a conversation among Texas water policy experts about some of the biggest issues involving water in our state. The symposium will be moderated by the Texas Tribune's Evan Smith and panelists will include:

Carter Smith - Executive Director,Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
Larry McKinney - Executive Director, Harte Research Institute of Gulf of Mexico Studies
Andrew Sansom - 
Executive Director, River Systems Institute at Texas State University
David K. Langford - Vice President Emeritus, Texas Wildlife Association
Mary Kelly - Former Vice President, Rivers and Deltas at the Environmental Defense Fund
Joe Nick Patoski - Author

This initiative is made possible by the generous support of our sponsors 

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Become A Member of the Helotes Creek Nature Center!
By becoming a member of the evolving Helotes Creek Nature Center and contributing to our Helotes Creek educational and conservation initiatives; you can participate in our ongoing projects, particularly in land preservation, water quality, community gardening, wilderness training and birding. All contributions are 100% tax deductible.
Become a member today! Click here!
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"Be Like A Boy Scout And Be Prepared", Installment 3

News from San Marcos environmentalists
Rose showers friends with bills allowing taxation, but shuns groundwater district
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helotes creek nature center
our motto: lets go outside!
We're located on the banks of the Helotes Creek which starts up here in the NW Bexar Hill Country, joins the Leon Creek down by Culebra Road, which then joins the San Antonio Riversouth of downtown, on it's way to the Gulf of Mexico and the San Antonio Bay, home of the 270 famous and endangered Whooping Cranes. All are welcome at the Helotes Creek Nature Center. Come see us soon!

Contact us at 210-695-1711, info@helotescreeknaturecenter.org.
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holly macrossin, administrator
myfe moore, founder
14433 Bandera Road
Helotes, Texas 78023
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Upcoming Events At A Glance
Please check the Calendar section of this website for details and email us here to RSVP for these classes!

Sam Coffman's Herb Class
and Herb-Plant Walkabout

Sunday September 26, 1 - 4pm

Riparian Zone Workshops
Sat/Sun/Mon September 25, 26, 27, 10am - 4pm

Solar Home Tour Bus
Sunday October 2, 8:30 - 12:00

Learning About and Rearing Butterflies
Class 3 of 3

Saturday October 30, 10:30am - 12pm

TCEQ Sunset Review Town Hall Meeting
Monday, November 8th from 6:10 - 8:30pm

Rainwater Harvesting By Ordinary Folks
ARCSA Website, American Rainwater Catchment Systems Association
TCRA Website, Texas Rainwater Catchment Association, coming soon!

"Bottled Water", an educational presentation on the effects of plastic bottled water on the environment.

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"13 Million Pounds of Toxics Discharged into Texas Rivers and Streams"

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