News & Media

San Antonio Express News: University’s sneak attack falls flat

By: Brian Chasnoff | Posted on: January 13, 2016

When it comes to making deals with University of the Incarnate Word President Lou Agnese, “what’s good for Lou is good for you.” That’s a sardonic appraisal, of course, by…

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Rivard Report: SAISD Board Hears Public Support for Deal With Zoo, Brackenridge Park

By: Bekah McNeel | Posted on: January 12, 2016

School board meetings only draw crowds when a topic of significant public interest arises, and so it was Monday evening when 21 people spoke in favor of a proposal that…

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Rivard Report: Brackenridge Park: The Public Interest vs. UIW Expansion

By: Robert Rivard | Posted on: January 11, 2016

A major test of open government, the public interest, and the future of Brackenridge Park is on the near horizon in San Antonio, but don’t blame yourself if the story…

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San Antonio Conservation Society: Statement

By: Janet Dietel | Posted on: January 11, 2016

My name is Janet Dietel, President of the San Antonio Conservation Society. Next to me is Bruce MacDougal, Executive Director. As a former principal and educational leader, I congratulate you…

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Brand New CEO/ Executive Director

Posted on: December 02, 2014

Tim Morrow assumed the duties of CEO/Executive Director for the San Antonio Zoological Society on December 1. He replaces Steve McCusker who retired after a career of over 20 years…

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Historic Donkey Barn

Posted on: December 02, 2014

The historic Donkey Barn that once housed the San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department’s offices is now being transformed into a functional education center and office space for the San…

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Exciting Work in Miraflores Park

Posted on: October 25, 2014

Due to the 2007 Bond and the Broadway Drainage Project, Miraflores is undergoing some restoration and stabilization work required because the 4.5 acre park is on the National Register of…

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Board News

Posted on: September 15, 2014

The Conservancy is pleased to welcome two new board members—Joe Calvert and Suzanne Mathews. Joe has over thirty years of experience in the real estate and investment business. He is…

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Many thanks and good wishes to Leilah Powell

Posted on: September 15, 2014

The Brackenridge Park Conservancy’s Executive Director, Leilah Powell, resigned from the Conservancy in August to accept an exciting new position on the staff of Mayor Ivy Taylor. The Conservancy made…

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Brackenridge Park Named State Antiquities Landmark

Posted on: October 24, 2013

Texas Public Radio covers the first-ever designation of a State Antiquities Landmark by the Texas Historical Commission. Read or listen to their story here.

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