High Country Community Garden will have their next workday this Saturday, January 21, 9am-12pm. Volunteers are most welcome!
The gardeners will be cleaning up the beds and preparing to plant for early spring. No experience required, just come ready to lend a hand! Bring gloves and a water bottle if you have them. Tools will be provided as needed at the garden.
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17 hours ago ·
Presentation announcement - free and open to the public!
"San Antonio’s Updated Conservation Subdivision Code and New LID Ordinance – Win/Win/Win Development Options"
Location: SAWS Special Events Room (1st Floor Cafeteria), 2800 U.S. Hwy 281 North
Date: Friday 1/20/2017
Time: 7:30 – 8:30 am
About the presenter and topic:
Troy Dorman, Ph.D., P.E., CFM, is a Director for Tetra Tech in San Antonio, Texas. He is passionate about, and dedicated to, improving the built, and natural, habitat for humans, plants, and animals. Dr. Dorman has over 18 years of professional experience with a focus on sustainability, hydrology, and water resources for public and private clients. His past projects include Low Impact Development design and training, erosion control applications, stream restoration design, watershed master planning, and preparation of municipal drainage manuals.
The City of San Antonio adopted a revised Conservation Subdivision ordinance and a new Low Impact Development and Natural Channel Design Protocol ordinance in February 2016. The development flexibility, incentives and permitting certainty provided by these sections of the amended Unified Development Code create opportunities to build San Antonio towards an ever improving greater quality of life. San Antonio’s continued growth and redevelopment within the framework of the Comprehensive Plan can create wins for citizens, the City of San Antonio, and landowners/developers. ... See MoreSee Less
3 days ago ·