Carin Lamontagne

Public Relations Associate

Carin Lamontagne joined the Texas Public Radio team in October 2012. She graduated from Southwest Texas State University (now Texas State University) in 1996 with a B.A. in history, and she also studied anthropology and vocal music performance.

Carin’s professional background includes project management and writing and editing fiction, non-fiction, marketing collateral and educational materials. After several years with a publisher dedicated to the special-education community, Carin brought her writing skills to Texas Public Radio.

When she is not working, Carin loves to spend time with her husband and young son, frequently reading Goodnight Moon or building and demolishing Lego cities. She also enjoys spending time with friends, playing board and card games and reading anything that isn’t Goodnight Moon.
 

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National Public Lands Day
4:25 pm
Mon October 29, 2012

National Public Lands Day: Olmos Basin Project on November 17

A Brownie troop gathers around to learn about planting grass plugs at Hardberger Park for National Public Lands Day on October 6.
Chris Eudaily Texas Public Radio

The Olmos Basin project, which was originally scheduled for September 29 and rained out has been rescheduled to November 17.

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National Public Lands Day
4:22 pm
Mon October 29, 2012

National Public Lands Day: Phil Hardberger Park

Planting grass sprigs at Phil Hardberger Park
Credit Texas Public Radio

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.

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AccessAbility Fest 2012
10:09 am
Wed October 24, 2012

Texas Public Radio and disABILITYsa.org Present AccessAbility Fest 2012

A group of friends pose for a photo at AccessAbility Fest 2011 at Morgan's Wonderland.
Texas Public Radio

Resources and Recreation for People with Disabilities and Their Families

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5:22 pm
Mon October 22, 2012

TPR Helps Restore Natural Grass for National Public Lands Day at Hardberger Park

The rain on September 29th delayed the work until October 6th, but couldn't dampen the enthusiasm. Volunteers planted native grass plugs at Phil Hardberger Park in a grassland restoration project.
SACU, Texas Public Radio (TPR) and community partners sponsored a volunteer community project to recreate the savanna that once covered much of Phil Hardberger Park, planting native grass sprigs in a grassland restoration. This was an official event of National Public Lands Day, postponed due to heavy rains on Sept.
Lighter! Quicker! Cheaper!
3:05 pm
Mon October 22, 2012

Photo Timeline of Terrace Seating Construction at Lockwood Park

August 28, 2012: The plan and the "before" photo
Texas Public Radio

See how unused sand volleyball courts became convenient public seating for community events. Texas Public Radio, the City of San Antonio, the Project for Public Spaces and the AIA San Antonio present the terraced seating at Lockwood Park -- the winning design in the Lighter! Quicker! Cheaper! initiative. Special thanks to Keith Zars pools for building the terraced seating.

Lighter! Quicker! Cheaper!
5:08 pm
Tue October 9, 2012

Unveiling of Terraced Seating at Lockwood Park to Coincide with Dignowity Hill Pushcart Derby

Lockwood Park Terraced Seating
Credit Carin Lamontagne / Texas Public Radio

The Lockwood Park Lighter! Quicker! Cheaper! project repurposes unused sand volleyball courts to create terraced seating with flat ledge rock and grass seating areas. The terraces are wide enough to spread a blanket or to set up temporary seating for community events. Texas Public Radio presents the official unveiling of this winning design in the Lighter! Quicker! Cheaper! initiative in partnership with the City of San Antonio, the Project for Public Spaces and the AIA San Antonio.  

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Carnegie Hall Live
1:03 pm
Tue October 9, 2012

Live Broadcasts from Carnegie Hall Featuring Renowned Soloists and Ensembles

Texas Public Radio invites listeners to attend the 2012–2013 season of “Carnegie Hall Live” from the comfort of their own homes. Presented by Carnegie Hall, American Public Media and WQXR-FM, the series includes eleven live broadcasts through April 2013.

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