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Our Desired Future: Lone Star Tour (Del Rio, TX)

Location:
Off Campus; Whitehead Memorial Museum (1308 S. Main Street Del Rio, TX 78840)
Cost:
FREE
Contact:
Anna Huff, 512-245-8775
Campus Sponsor:
The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment

June 1 - June 30 | Whitehead Memorial Museum 

The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment at Texas State University will continue its traveling exhibit, Our Desired Future, which examines the interconnections between water above and below ground. It will be on display at the Whitehead Memorial Museum from June 1 - June 30 in Del Rio, Texas.

The exhibit combines photos, stories and first-of-its-kind maps to help Texans understand where their water comes from and how the state’s water resources can be managed for long-term viability.

Learn more about the exhibit at www.OurDesiredFuture.com 

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The Brazos: Legacy of a Mighty River Exhibit Premiere

Location:
Off Campus; The Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History 3232 Briarcrest Dr Bryan, TX 77802
Cost:
FREE
Contact:
Anna Huff, 512.245.8775
Campus Sponsor:
The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment

The Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History will premiere its exclusive in-house exhibition, The Brazos: Legacy of a Mighty River, on display from June 29 – October 27.

Created in house using many of the Museum’s specimens and artifacts, Dr. Rebecca Ingram, Museum Curator, researched and designed the exhibit.

Opening on Friday, June 29th at 6:30 pm, the public is invited to a free and entertaining lecture by Dr. Robert E. Mace, Associate Director and the Chief Water Policy Officer at the Meadows Center for Water and the Environment.

Following his talk, guests are invited to an opening reception featuring wine, appetizers, and gallery viewing.

In addition to his positions at the Meadows Center for Water and the Environment, Dr. Mace is also a Professor of Practice in Texas State University’s Department of Geology. Robert has over 30 years of experience in hydrology, hydrogeology, stakeholder processes, and water policy, mostly in Texas.

This unique exhibit highlights the natural and cultural history of the Brazos River. Items on display include a beautifully designed aquarium featuring fish native to the Brazos River.

From ancient fossils and modern fauna to steamboat travel and bottomland farming, come explore the multi-faceted story of this major Texas waterway!


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Bugtastic Evening Tour at Spring Lake

Location:
Spring Lake Hall (SLH)
Cost:
$15/person (children 5 & under free)
Contact:
Miranda Wait
Campus Sponsor:
The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment

Do you enjoy learning about bugs? Join The Meadows Center's expert scorpiologist, Tuhin Baucus, for a one of a kind experience. Tuhin has 13 years of studying, breeding and raising scorpions from all over the world. 

During this tour, you will learn about the invertebrates found at Spring Lake. Guests a will have a chance to search for invertebrates on the grounds. This hour and half-long guided tour also includes a glass-bottom boat ride. Tickets are $15/person (5 and under free) and registration is required.

Register: https://secure.touchnet.com/C24322_ustores/web/product_detail.jsp?PRODUCTID=2063&SINGLESTORE=true

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Birdquest Tour at Spring Lake

Location:
Spring Lake Hall (SLH)
Cost:
$15/person (children 5 & under free)
Contact:
Miranda Wait
Campus Sponsor:
The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment

Did you know that Spring Lake is a stopover for many migratory birds that use the Central Flyway? Have you always wanted to learn what bird is making that call? Come and take a stroll with The Meadows Center through our park and wetlands boardwalk to learn about the birds that call Spring Lake home! Binoculars and field guides will be provided. This quest for birds is an hour and half guided tour, which will include a glass-bottom boat tour. Check-in begins at 7:45am at the Spring Lake Ticket Booth. Registration is required and tickets are $15/person (5 and under free). 

Register: https://secure.touchnet.com/C24322_ustores/web/product_detail.jsp?PRODUCTID=2064&SINGLESTORE=true 

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Spring Lake Dive Authorization Course

Location:
Spring Lake Hall (SLH)
Cost:
$230 (Texas State students, faculty and staff receive a 50% discount)
Contact:
Taylor Heard
Campus Sponsor:
The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment

As the steward of Spring Lake, The Meadows Center is responsible for the management of this unique body of water and its natural and cultural resources. Given that this effort is crucial, our Diving Program depends on the help of its AquaCorps, a team of trained volunteer divers that realize the goals of conserving the springs for future generations. By successfully completing the Spring Lake Dive Authorization course (DAC), qualified Open Water SCUBA divers can become members of our AquaCorps and assist us in managing and monitoring the lake, while at the same time enjoying dives in crystal clear water with constant temperature in one of the best freshwater dive sites in the state.

More and more divers are recognizing a desire to give back to the underwater world that has given them so much. Join us by using your skills as a SCUBA diver to help protect and preserve one of the true treasures of Texas: Spring Lake.

Requirements:

  • Show proof of a Full Open Water SCUBA Certification through a major Dive Training Agency (at this time Junior Open Water/Advanced Certifications are not being accepted);
  • Show proof of a minimum of 20 logged dives beyond their training dives;
  • Students must provide all of their own equipment, including tanks and weights.
  • Pay the Course fee of $230 per student*,**
  • Students must complete and turn in all required paperwork.

Course Description:

  • Course Duration: One day beginning at 9 a.m., plus the time necessary to complete take home modules and assessments (approx. four hours).

  • The Spring Lake Dive Authorization Course is divided into four take-home academic modules and assessment quizzes that are to be completed by each student prior to the beginning of the class.

  • Students will meet for one full day at Spring Lake where the assessment quizzes will be reviewed, diving skills will be assessed, a tour of the springs will be given and common volunteer tasks will be demonstrated.

  • This course is PASS/FAIL. Students must score at least 70% on each of the assessment quizzes and demonstrate that they are competent divers (good buoyancy control and situational awareness) in order to pass.

*If fees for the course are to be paid through an organization, the Department, the Lead Supervisor, or the Responsible Organization should make Requests.

**Current Texas State students, faculty and staff receive a 50% discount on the course fee


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Our Desired Future: Lone Star Tour (Del Rio, TX)

Location:
Off Campus; Whitehead Memorial Museum (1308 S. Main Street Del Rio, TX 78840)
Cost:
FREE
Contact:
Anna Huff, 512-245-8775
Campus Sponsor:
The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment

June 1 - June 30 | Whitehead Memorial Museum 

The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment at Texas State University will continue its traveling exhibit, Our Desired Future, which examines the interconnections between water above and below ground. It will be on display at the Whitehead Memorial Museum from June 1 - June 30 in Del Rio, Texas.

The exhibit combines photos, stories and first-of-its-kind maps to help Texans understand where their water comes from and how the state’s water resources can be managed for long-term viability.

Learn more about the exhibit at www.OurDesiredFuture.com 

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Independence Day Family Fun Day at Spring Lake

Location:
Spring Lake Hall (SLH)
Cost:
FREE
Contact:
Miranda Wait
Campus Sponsor:
The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment

Join us as we celebrate Independence Day at Spring Lake with crafts and activities. This event is free and open to the public. 


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Fourth of July Celebration at Spring Lake (Boat & Fireworks on the Rooftop)

Location:
Spring Lake Hall (SLH)
Cost:
$12 - $20 per person (children 3 & under free)
Contact:
Miranda Wait
Campus Sponsor:
The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment

The Meadows Center will host a Fourth of July tour and fireworks viewing party at Spring Lake for guests of all ages to enjoy a unique, fun-filled celebration of American Independence.

The program will include:

Sunset Glass-Bottom Boat Cruises | July 4 • 7:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Spring Lake is even more majestic when experienced at sunset. Hop aboard a historic glass-bottom boat to enjoy breathtaking views of the sun setting over Spring Lake. This exclusive, evening tour will offer visitors a rare opportunity to see the aquatic wildlife that emerge after sunset. Upgrade to a VIP ticket and receive a complimentary adult beverage during the tour. Tours will start at 7:30 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.

Fireworks Viewing Party on Rooftop | July 4 • 8:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

Head upstairs to The Meadows Center’s rooftop for an exclusive view of the San Marcos Fireworks Show from The Meadows Center’s rooftop and watch the fireworks glow against the crystal clear waters of Spring Lake. Snacks and refreshments will be available. Bring your own chair or reserve a chair for $3.

Ticket packages range from $12 to $20 per person; children 3 and under are free. Visit http://bit.ly/July4SpringLake for more information and to purchase tickets.

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Our Desired Future: Lone Star Tour (Del Rio, TX)

Location:
Off Campus; Whitehead Memorial Museum (1308 S. Main Street Del Rio, TX 78840)
Cost:
FREE
Contact:
Anna Huff, 512-245-8775
Campus Sponsor:
The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment

June 1 - June 30 | Whitehead Memorial Museum 

The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment at Texas State University will continue its traveling exhibit, Our Desired Future, which examines the interconnections between water above and below ground. It will be on display at the Whitehead Memorial Museum from June 1 - June 30 in Del Rio, Texas.

The exhibit combines photos, stories and first-of-its-kind maps to help Texans understand where their water comes from and how the state’s water resources can be managed for long-term viability.

Learn more about the exhibit at www.OurDesiredFuture.com 

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Birdquest Tour at Spring Lake

Location:
Spring Lake Hall (SLH)
Cost:
$15/person (children 5 & under free)
Contact:
Miranda Wait
Campus Sponsor:
The Meadows Center for Water and the Environmnet

Did you know that Spring Lake is a stopover for many migratory birds that use the Central Flyway? Have you always wanted to learn what bird is making that call? Come and take a stroll with The Meadows Center through our park and wetlands boardwalk to learn about the birds that call Spring Lake home! Binoculars and field guides will be provided. This quest for birds is an hour and half guided tour, which will include a glass-bottom boat tour. Check-in begins at 7:45am at the Spring Lake Ticket Booth. Registration is required and tickets are $15/person (5 and under free). 

Register: https://secure.touchnet.com/C24322_ustores/web/product_detail.jsp?PRODUCTID=2064&SINGLESTORE=true 


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Spring Lake Dive Authorization Course

Location:
Spring Lake Hall (SLH)
Cost:
$230 (Texas State students, faculty and staff receive a 50% discount)
Contact:
Taylor Heard
Campus Sponsor:
The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment

As the steward of Spring Lake, The Meadows Center is responsible for the management of this unique body of water and its natural and cultural resources. Given that this effort is crucial, our Diving Program depends on the help of its AquaCorps, a team of trained volunteer divers that realize the goals of conserving the springs for future generations. By successfully completing the Spring Lake Dive Authorization course (DAC), qualified Open Water SCUBA divers can become members of our AquaCorps and assist us in managing and monitoring the lake, while at the same time enjoying dives in crystal clear water with constant temperature in one of the best freshwater dive sites in the state.

More and more divers are recognizing a desire to give back to the underwater world that has given them so much. Join us by using your skills as a SCUBA diver to help protect and preserve one of the true treasures of Texas: Spring Lake.

Requirements:

  • Show proof of a Full Open Water SCUBA Certification through a major Dive Training Agency (at this time Junior Open Water/Advanced Certifications are not being accepted);
  • Show proof of a minimum of 20 logged dives beyond their training dives;
  • Students must provide all of their own equipment, including tanks and weights.
  • Pay the Course fee of $230 per student*,**
  • Students must complete and turn in all required paperwork.

Course Description:

  • Course Duration: One day beginning at 9 a.m., plus the time necessary to complete take home modules and assessments (approx. four hours).

  • The Spring Lake Dive Authorization Course is divided into four take-home academic modules and assessment quizzes that are to be completed by each student prior to the beginning of the class.

  • Students will meet for one full day at Spring Lake where the assessment quizzes will be reviewed, diving skills will be assessed, a tour of the springs will be given and common volunteer tasks will be demonstrated.

  • This course is PASS/FAIL. Students must score at least 70% on each of the assessment quizzes and demonstrate that they are competent divers (good buoyancy control and situational awareness) in order to pass.

*If fees for the course are to be paid through an organization, the Department, the Lead Supervisor, or the Responsible Organization should make Requests.

**Current Texas State students, faculty and staff receive a 50% discount on the course fee


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Bugtastic Evening Tour at Spring Lake

Location:
Spring Lake Hall (SLH)
Cost:
$15/person (children 5 & under free)
Contact:
Miranda Wait
Campus Sponsor:
The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment

Do you enjoy learning about bugs? Join The Meadows Center's expert scorpiologist, Tuhin Baucus, for a one of a kind experience. Tuhin has 13 years of studying, breeding and raising scorpions from all over the world. 

During this tour, you will learn about the invertebrates found at Spring Lake. Guests a will have a chance to search for invertebrates on the grounds. This hour and half-long guided tour also includes a glass-bottom boat ride. Tickets are $15/person (5 and under free) and registration is required.

Register: https://secure.touchnet.com/C24322_ustores/web/product_detail.jsp?PRODUCTID=2063&SINGLESTORE=true


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Our Desired Future: Lone Star Tour (Del Rio, TX)

Location:
Off Campus; Whitehead Memorial Museum (1308 S. Main Street Del Rio, TX 78840)
Cost:
FREE
Contact:
Anna Huff, 512-245-8775
Campus Sponsor:
The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment

June 1 - June 30 | Whitehead Memorial Museum 

The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment at Texas State University will continue its traveling exhibit, Our Desired Future, which examines the interconnections between water above and below ground. It will be on display at the Whitehead Memorial Museum from June 1 - June 30 in Del Rio, Texas.

The exhibit combines photos, stories and first-of-its-kind maps to help Texans understand where their water comes from and how the state’s water resources can be managed for long-term viability.

Learn more about the exhibit at www.OurDesiredFuture.com 

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Seasons at Selah Book Signing & Photography Exhibit

Location:
Off Campus; The Twig Bookstore 306 Pearl Parkway, #106 (In the Can Plant, Historic Pearl Brewery) San Antonio, TX 78215
Cost:
FREE
Contact:
Anna Huff, 512-245-8775
Campus Sponsor:
The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment

Join photographer David K. Langford at the The Twig Book Shop for a book signing of the publication, "Seasons at Selah:The Legacy of Bamberger Ranch Preserve." A limited photography exhibit will also be on display. Refreshments will be available. This event is free and open to the public.

Written by The Meadows Center's Executive Director Andrew Sansom and published by Texas A&M University Press, the book chronicles Bamberger’s dedication to ethical land stewardship and conservation education through stunning photographs from Rusty Yates and David K. Langford of the land, plants, and wildlife he has devoted his time and resources to protect. More information: http://bit.ly/2LnY2FT.

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Bugtastic Evening Tour at Spring Lake

Location:
Spring Lake Hall (SLH)
Cost:
$15/person (children 5 & under free)
Contact:
Miranda Wait
Campus Sponsor:
The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment

Do you enjoy learning about bugs? Join The Meadows Center's expert scorpiologist, Tuhin Baucus, for a one of a kind experience. Tuhin has 13 years of studying, breeding and raising scorpions from all over the world. 

During this tour, you will learn about the invertebrates found at Spring Lake. Guests a will have a chance to search for invertebrates on the grounds. This hour and half-long guided tour also includes a glass-bottom boat ride. Tickets are $15/person (5 and under free) and registration is required.

Register: https://secure.touchnet.com/C24322_ustores/web/product_detail.jsp?PRODUCTID=2063&SINGLESTORE=true


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Spring Lake Dive Authorization Course

Location:
Spring Lake Hall (SLH)
Cost:
$230 (Texas State students, faculty and staff receive a 50% discount)
Contact:
Taylor Heard
Campus Sponsor:
The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment

As the steward of Spring Lake, The Meadows Center is responsible for the management of this unique body of water and its natural and cultural resources. Given that this effort is crucial, our Diving Program depends on the help of its AquaCorps, a team of trained volunteer divers that realize the goals of conserving the springs for future generations. By successfully completing the Spring Lake Dive Authorization course (DAC), qualified Open Water SCUBA divers can become members of our AquaCorps and assist us in managing and monitoring the lake, while at the same time enjoying dives in crystal clear water with constant temperature in one of the best freshwater dive sites in the state.

More and more divers are recognizing a desire to give back to the underwater world that has given them so much. Join us by using your skills as a SCUBA diver to help protect and preserve one of the true treasures of Texas: Spring Lake.

Requirements:

  • Show proof of a Full Open Water SCUBA Certification through a major Dive Training Agency (at this time Junior Open Water/Advanced Certifications are not being accepted);
  • Show proof of a minimum of 20 logged dives beyond their training dives;
  • Students must provide all of their own equipment, including tanks and weights.
  • Pay the Course fee of $230 per student*,**
  • Students must complete and turn in all required paperwork.

Course Description:

  • Course Duration: One day beginning at 9 a.m., plus the time necessary to complete take home modules and assessments (approx. four hours).

  • The Spring Lake Dive Authorization Course is divided into four take-home academic modules and assessment quizzes that are to be completed by each student prior to the beginning of the class.

  • Students will meet for one full day at Spring Lake where the assessment quizzes will be reviewed, diving skills will be assessed, a tour of the springs will be given and common volunteer tasks will be demonstrated.

  • This course is PASS/FAIL. Students must score at least 70% on each of the assessment quizzes and demonstrate that they are competent divers (good buoyancy control and situational awareness) in order to pass.

*If fees for the course are to be paid through an organization, the Department, the Lead Supervisor, or the Responsible Organization should make Requests.

**Current Texas State students, faculty and staff receive a 50% discount on the course fee


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Summer Carnival Family Fun Day at Spring Lake

Location:
Spring Lake Hall (SLH)
Cost:
FREE
Contact:
Miranda Wait
Campus Sponsor:
The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment

Celebrate summer with games and crafts. This event is free and open to the public. Learn more www.MeadowsWater.org/Education/FamilyFunDays


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Girl Scout Badge Day: Wonder of Water

Location:
Spring Lake Hall (SLH)
Cost:
$10/person (children 2 & under free)
Contact:
Miranda Wait
Campus Sponsor:
The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment

Join us for Girl Scout Badge Day to discover the unique ecosystem created by the San Marcos Springs on this guided tour! Admission includes the tour, a glass-bottom boat ride, and a Meadows Center Patch. Tickets are $10/person; children 2 and under are free. Registration is required: http://scoutday.meadowswater.org/


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Boy Scout Badge Day: Webelos Into the Wild

Location:
Spring Lake Hall (SLH)
Cost:
$10/person (children 2 & under free)
Contact:
Miranda Wait
Campus Sponsor:
The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment

Scouts will discover the unique ecosystem created by the San Marcos Springs on this guided tour! Admission includes the tour, a glass-bottom boat ride, and an exclusive Meadows Center Patch. Tickets are $10/person; children 2 and under are free. Registration required:http://scoutday.meadowswater.org/


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Birdquest Tour at Spring Lake

Location:
Spring Lake Hall (SLH)
Cost:
$15/person (children 5 & under free)
Contact:
Miranda Wait
Campus Sponsor:
The Meadows Center for Water and the Environmnet

Did you know that Spring Lake is a stopover for many migratory birds that use the Central Flyway? Have you always wanted to learn what bird is making that call? Come and take a stroll with The Meadows Center through our park and wetlands boardwalk to learn about the birds that call Spring Lake home! Binoculars and field guides will be provided. This quest for birds is an hour and half guided tour, which will include a glass-bottom boat tour. Check-in begins at 7:45am at the Spring Lake Ticket Booth. Registration is required and tickets are $15/person (5 and under free). 

Register: https://secure.touchnet.com/C24322_ustores/web/product_detail.jsp?PRODUCTID=2064&SINGLESTORE=true 


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Mermaid Headdress Making Sessions

Location:
Spring Lake Hall (SLH)
Cost:
$30 per person (limit 15
Contact:
Miranda Wait
Campus Sponsor:
The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment

Get ready for all things Mermaid! The Meadows Center will provide a Mermaid headdress base and supplies to decorate so that each participant can walk away with a headdress. Participants should bring a hot glue gun and a good pair of scissors. Please let us know if you need one supplied for you by emailing springlaketours@txstate.edu. Participants may bring any additional items that they would like to add to their piece.

Tickets are $30 per person making a headdress (limit 15). Registration required at http://bit.ly/MermaidHeaddress. 

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Mermaid Headdress Making Sessions

Location:
Spring Lake Hall (SLH)
Cost:
$30 per person (limit 15
Contact:
Miranda Wait
Campus Sponsor:
The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment

Get ready for all things Mermaid! The Meadows Center will provide a Mermaid headdress base and supplies to decorate so that each participant can walk away with a headdress. Participants should bring a hot glue gun and a good pair of scissors. Please let us know if you need one supplied for you by emailing springlaketours@txstate.edu. Participants may bring any additional items that they would like to add to their piece.

Tickets are $30 per person making a headdress (limit 15). Registration required at http://bit.ly/MermaidHeaddress. 

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Our Desired Future: Lone Star Tour (Waco, TX)

Location:
Off Campus; Mayborn Museum Complex (1300 S. University Parks Drive, Waco, TX 76706)
Cost:
N/A
Contact:
Anna Huff, 512-245-8775
Campus Sponsor:
The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment

September 1 - November 30 | Mayborn Museum Complex - Baylor University

The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment at Texas State University will continue its traveling exhibit, Our Desired Future, which examines the interconnections between water above and below ground. It will be on display in Mayborn Museum Complex at Baylor University from September 1 - November 30 in Waco, Texas.

The exhibit combines photos, stories and first-of-its-kind maps to help Texans understand where their water comes from and how the state’s water resources can be managed for long-term viability. 

Learn more about the exhibit at www.OurDesiredFuture.com 

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Our Desired Future: Lone Star Tour (Waco, TX)

Location:
Off Campus; Mayborn Museum Complex (1300 S. University Parks Drive, Waco, TX 76706)
Cost:
N/A
Contact:
Anna Huff, 512-245-8775
Campus Sponsor:
The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment

September 1 - November 30 | Mayborn Museum Complex - Baylor University

The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment at Texas State University will continue its traveling exhibit, Our Desired Future, which examines the interconnections between water above and below ground. It will be on display in Mayborn Museum Complex at Baylor University from September 1 - November 30 in Waco, Texas.

The exhibit combines photos, stories and first-of-its-kind maps to help Texans understand where their water comes from and how the state’s water resources can be managed for long-term viability. 

Learn more about the exhibit at www.OurDesiredFuture.com 

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River Guardianship Symposium

Location:
Off Campus; San Marcos Activity Center 501 East Hopkins Street San Marcos, TX
Cost:
free
Contact:
Angela Zumwalt
Campus Sponsor:
The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment

his family-friendly event will celebrate the San Marcos River and all the wonderful organizations working to protect and manage it! There will be children's activities and panel discussions on river conservation, management, and stewardship. 

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Spring Lake Triathlon

Location:
Spring Lake Hall (SLH)
Cost:
http://www.rotarysanmarcos.com/sitepage/spring-lake-triathlon
Contact:
Lacie Orsak
Campus Sponsor:
The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment

This is a SWIM, RUN, BIKE Sprint Triathlon. The Rotary Club of Greater San Marcos is proud to offer a sprint triathlon at the renowned Spring Lake (Meadows Center in San Marcos). "The prestigious Spring Lake is located in a 250-acre preserve. About half of the property is in the Edwards Aquifer Recharge Zone, and all of the property is part of the Sink Creek Watershed." (hillcountryoutdoorguide.com)

With it being such a precious protected lake, the lake is closed to public swim 363 days out of the year. Only two times during the course of a year is the crystal clear lake opened for public swim. The Rotary Club of Greater San Marcos Spring Lake Triathlon is on of those. It is indeed a privilege to swim in the lake!

The Spring Lake Triathlon has limited slots available. It's important to open ASAP when registration opens. As a participant, you will receive a registration packet that includes, a t-shirt, custom swim cap and promotional materials from sponsors. Participants are invited to take part in the post-even food and entertainment. This would be a GREAT time for you mingle with fellow participants. Awards will be given to each division during this time.

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Spring Lake Triathlon

Location:
Spring Lake Hall (SLH)
Cost:
http://www.rotarysanmarcos.com/sitepage/spring-lake-triathlon
Contact:
Lacie Orsak
Campus Sponsor:
The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment

This is a SWIM, RUN, BIKE Sprint Triathlon. The Rotary Club of Greater San Marcos is proud to offer a sprint triathlon at the renowned Spring Lake (Meadows Center in San Marcos). "The prestigious Spring Lake is located in a 250-acre preserve. About half of the property is in the Edwards Aquifer Recharge Zone, and all of the property is part of the Sink Creek Watershed." (hillcountryoutdoorguide.com)

With it being such a precious protected lake, the lake is closed to public swim 363 days out of the year. Only two times during the course of a year is the crystal clear lake opened for public swim. The Rotary Club of Greater San Marcos Spring Lake Triathlon is on of those. It is indeed a privilege to swim in the lake!

The Spring Lake Triathlon has limited slots available. It's important to open ASAP when registration opens. As a participant, you will receive a registration packet that includes, a t-shirt, custom swim cap and promotional materials from sponsors. Participants are invited to take part in the post-even food and entertainment. This would be a GREAT time for you mingle with fellow participants. Awards will be given to each division during this time.

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Our Desired Future: Lone Star Tour (Waco, TX)

Location:
Off Campus; Mayborn Museum Complex (1300 S. University Parks Drive, Waco, TX 76706)
Cost:
N/A
Contact:
Anna Huff, 512-245-8775
Campus Sponsor:
The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment

September 1 - November 30 | Mayborn Museum Complex - Baylor University

The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment at Texas State University will continue its traveling exhibit, Our Desired Future, which examines the interconnections between water above and below ground. It will be on display in Mayborn Museum Complex at Baylor University from September 1 - November 30 in Waco, Texas.

The exhibit combines photos, stories and first-of-its-kind maps to help Texans understand where their water comes from and how the state’s water resources can be managed for long-term viability. 

Learn more about the exhibit at www.OurDesiredFuture.com 

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Mermaid Society Art Ball 2018

Location:
Spring Lake Hall (SLH)
Cost:
N/A
Contact:
Miranda Wait
Campus Sponsor:
The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment

Details coming soon! mermaidsocietysmtx.com

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Our Desired Future: Lone Star Tour (Waco, TX)

Location:
Off Campus; Mayborn Museum Complex (1300 S. University Parks Drive, Waco, TX 76706)
Cost:
N/A
Contact:
Anna Huff, 512-245-8775
Campus Sponsor:
The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment

September 1 - November 30 | Mayborn Museum Complex - Baylor University

The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment at Texas State University will continue its traveling exhibit, Our Desired Future, which examines the interconnections between water above and below ground. It will be on display in Mayborn Museum Complex at Baylor University from September 1 - November 30 in Waco, Texas.

The exhibit combines photos, stories and first-of-its-kind maps to help Texans understand where their water comes from and how the state’s water resources can be managed for long-term viability. 

Learn more about the exhibit at www.OurDesiredFuture.com 

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Our Desired Future: Lone Star Tour (Waco, TX)

Location:
Off Campus; Mayborn Museum Complex (1300 S. University Parks Drive, Waco, TX 76706)
Cost:
N/A
Contact:
Anna Huff, 512-245-8775
Campus Sponsor:
The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment

September 1 - November 30 | Mayborn Museum Complex - Baylor University

The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment at Texas State University will continue its traveling exhibit, Our Desired Future, which examines the interconnections between water above and below ground. It will be on display in Mayborn Museum Complex at Baylor University from September 1 - November 30 in Waco, Texas.

The exhibit combines photos, stories and first-of-its-kind maps to help Texans understand where their water comes from and how the state’s water resources can be managed for long-term viability. 

Learn more about the exhibit at www.OurDesiredFuture.com 

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Our Desired Future: Lone Star Tour (Waco, TX)

Location:
Off Campus; Mayborn Museum Complex (1300 S. University Parks Drive, Waco, TX 76706)
Cost:
N/A
Contact:
Anna Huff, 512-245-8775
Campus Sponsor:
The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment

September 1 - November 30 | Mayborn Museum Complex - Baylor University

The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment at Texas State University will continue its traveling exhibit, Our Desired Future, which examines the interconnections between water above and below ground. It will be on display in Mayborn Museum Complex at Baylor University from September 1 - November 30 in Waco, Texas.

The exhibit combines photos, stories and first-of-its-kind maps to help Texans understand where their water comes from and how the state’s water resources can be managed for long-term viability. 

Learn more about the exhibit at www.OurDesiredFuture.com 

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Our Desired Future: Lone Star Tour (Waco, TX)

Location:
Off Campus; Mayborn Museum Complex (1300 S. University Parks Drive, Waco, TX 76706)
Cost:
N/A
Contact:
Anna Huff, 512-245-8775
Campus Sponsor:
The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment

September 1 - November 30 | Mayborn Museum Complex - Baylor University

The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment at Texas State University will continue its traveling exhibit, Our Desired Future, which examines the interconnections between water above and below ground. It will be on display in Mayborn Museum Complex at Baylor University from September 1 - November 30 in Waco, Texas.

The exhibit combines photos, stories and first-of-its-kind maps to help Texans understand where their water comes from and how the state’s water resources can be managed for long-term viability. 

Learn more about the exhibit at www.OurDesiredFuture.com 

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Our Desired Future: Lone Star Tour (Waco, TX)

Location:
Off Campus; Mayborn Museum Complex (1300 S. University Parks Drive, Waco, TX 76706)
Cost:
N/A
Contact:
Anna Huff, 512-245-8775
Campus Sponsor:
The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment

September 1 - November 30 | Mayborn Museum Complex - Baylor University

The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment at Texas State University will continue its traveling exhibit, Our Desired Future, which examines the interconnections between water above and below ground. It will be on display in Mayborn Museum Complex at Baylor University from September 1 - November 30 in Waco, Texas.

The exhibit combines photos, stories and first-of-its-kind maps to help Texans understand where their water comes from and how the state’s water resources can be managed for long-term viability. 

Learn more about the exhibit at www.OurDesiredFuture.com 

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Our Desired Future: Lone Star Tour (Waco, TX)

Location:
Off Campus; Mayborn Museum Complex (1300 S. University Parks Drive, Waco, TX 76706)
Cost:
N/A
Contact:
Anna Huff, 512-245-8775
Campus Sponsor:
The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment

September 1 - November 30 | Mayborn Museum Complex - Baylor University

The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment at Texas State University will continue its traveling exhibit, Our Desired Future, which examines the interconnections between water above and below ground. It will be on display in Mayborn Museum Complex at Baylor University from September 1 - November 30 in Waco, Texas.

The exhibit combines photos, stories and first-of-its-kind maps to help Texans understand where their water comes from and how the state’s water resources can be managed for long-term viability. 

Learn more about the exhibit at www.OurDesiredFuture.com 

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Bigfoot Trail Run benefiting Back on My Feet Austin

Location:
Spring Lake Hall (SLH)
Cost:
see pricing in description
Contact:
Melissa Nicewarner Daly
Campus Sponsor:
The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment

The race will take place on Saturday, Nov. 3. The course winds through the beautiful, undeveloped parkland of Spring Lake Preserve, taking runners through meadows and woodlands. Prepare for an exhilarating challenge and select from our three distance options: 5K, 10K and 30K. This race is great for both beginners and experienced trail runners. 

Start time for the 30K is 7:00am.
Start time for the 10K and 5K is 8:00am.

Check-in will open at 6:15am, though we strongly suggest getting your bib at one of our convenient bib pick-up events during the week before the event. You will even be entered to win a prize!!

100% of the proceeds directly support Back on My Feet Austin and its mission to combat homelessness through the power of running, community support and essential employment and housing resources.

Early Bird Registration:
5K Distance  -   $25
10K Distance  -  $35
30K Distance -  $50
 
Registration Fees after October 3, 2017:

5K Distance  -  $40
10K Distance  -  $50
30K Distance  -  $65

Registration includes entry into the race, a commemorative race t-shirt, finisher prize, snacks and a good time! Registration is non-transferable and non-refundable. 


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Our Desired Future: Lone Star Tour (Waco, TX)

Location:
Off Campus; Mayborn Museum Complex (1300 S. University Parks Drive, Waco, TX 76706)
Cost:
N/A
Contact:
Anna Huff, 512-245-8775
Campus Sponsor:
The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment

September 1 - November 30 | Mayborn Museum Complex - Baylor University

The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment at Texas State University will continue its traveling exhibit, Our Desired Future, which examines the interconnections between water above and below ground. It will be on display in Mayborn Museum Complex at Baylor University from September 1 - November 30 in Waco, Texas.

The exhibit combines photos, stories and first-of-its-kind maps to help Texans understand where their water comes from and how the state’s water resources can be managed for long-term viability. 

Learn more about the exhibit at www.OurDesiredFuture.com 

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Our Desired Future: Lone Star Tour (Waco, TX)

Location:
Off Campus; Mayborn Museum Complex (1300 S. University Parks Drive, Waco, TX 76706)
Cost:
N/A
Contact:
Anna Huff, 512-245-8775
Campus Sponsor:
The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment

September 1 - November 30 | Mayborn Museum Complex - Baylor University

The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment at Texas State University will continue its traveling exhibit, Our Desired Future, which examines the interconnections between water above and below ground. It will be on display in Mayborn Museum Complex at Baylor University from September 1 - November 30 in Waco, Texas.

The exhibit combines photos, stories and first-of-its-kind maps to help Texans understand where their water comes from and how the state’s water resources can be managed for long-term viability. 

Learn more about the exhibit at www.OurDesiredFuture.com 

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Sacred Springs Powwow

Location:
Spring Lake Hall (SLH)
Cost:
$28 per ticket
Contact:
Indigenous Cultures Institute
Campus Sponsor:
The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment

Join over 5,000 other attendees for a beautiful Native American festival culturally rich in music, art, dancing, and food.

There will be an array of over 100 dancers, traditional drums and singers, spectacular Indian market with arts and craft booths, Native foods, a family art tent, and our all-new Native Culture tent with storytelling and presentations on the White Shaman Panel.


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Sacred Springs Powwow

Location:
Spring Lake Hall (SLH)
Cost:
$28 per ticket
Contact:
Indigenous Cultures Institute
Campus Sponsor:
The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment

Join over 5,000 other attendees for a beautiful Native American festival culturally rich in music, art, dancing, and food.

There will be an array of over 100 dancers, traditional drums and singers, spectacular Indian market with arts and craft booths, Native foods, a family art tent, and our all-new Native Culture tent with storytelling and presentations on the White Shaman Panel.


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Our Desired Future: Lone Star Tour (Waco, TX)

Location:
Off Campus; Mayborn Museum Complex (1300 S. University Parks Drive, Waco, TX 76706)
Cost:
N/A
Contact:
Anna Huff, 512-245-8775
Campus Sponsor:
The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment

September 1 - November 30 | Mayborn Museum Complex - Baylor University

The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment at Texas State University will continue its traveling exhibit, Our Desired Future, which examines the interconnections between water above and below ground. It will be on display in Mayborn Museum Complex at Baylor University from September 1 - November 30 in Waco, Texas.

The exhibit combines photos, stories and first-of-its-kind maps to help Texans understand where their water comes from and how the state’s water resources can be managed for long-term viability. 

Learn more about the exhibit at www.OurDesiredFuture.com 

Click here for more information
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Our Desired Future: Lone Star Tour (Waco, TX)

Location:
Off Campus; Mayborn Museum Complex (1300 S. University Parks Drive, Waco, TX 76706)
Cost:
N/A
Contact:
Anna Huff, 512-245-8775
Campus Sponsor:
The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment

September 1 - November 30 | Mayborn Museum Complex - Baylor University

The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment at Texas State University will continue its traveling exhibit, Our Desired Future, which examines the interconnections between water above and below ground. It will be on display in Mayborn Museum Complex at Baylor University from September 1 - November 30 in Waco, Texas.

The exhibit combines photos, stories and first-of-its-kind maps to help Texans understand where their water comes from and how the state’s water resources can be managed for long-term viability. 

Learn more about the exhibit at www.OurDesiredFuture.com 

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