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Texas Public Radio joined community partners in a National Public Lands Day event at Olmos Basin Park. Postponed from September due to rain, the event included creek and litter clean-up and mulching around newly-planted trees. Local Girl Scouts and the Friends of Olmos Basin Park made presentations to volunteers about the park's history and the importance of bats to the environment.

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

Planting grass sprigs at Phil Hardberger Park
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.

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.