HearSA


HearSA is an online audio archive of public programming intended to foster discussion and enhance awareness of exciting and informative local presentations and events. The HearSA archive includes lectures, panel discussions, book readings, and much more. Texas Public Radio partners with local organizations to bring a second life online to the most interesting talks in town. Content from HearSA may be selected by Texas Public Radio for broadcast or on-air commentary, providing further exposure for archived program material.

HearSA is presented by Texas Public Radio in association with its local partners. It is important to recognize that the opinions presented in these programs are those of the author or presenter, not Texas Public Radio or any of its stations, and are not necessarily endorsed by TPR.

If your organization hosts lectures, book readings, panel discussions, or presentations and is interested in participating, email HearSA curator, Nathan Cone at ncone [at] tpr dot org

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10:45 am
Thu September 30, 2010

Legislative Action Affecting Texas Water Resources

The Texas Legislature will be convening in 2011 and some of the most important issues they'll be discussing will involve water right issues. The first panel discussion of the 2010-2011 Texas Water Symposium series focused on "Legislative Action Affecting Texas Water Resources" and was held in the Texas Capital auditorium in Austin, Texas. 

Christy Muse, Director of the Hill Country Alliance makes some opening remarks and introduces the panel moderator, Texas Representative Harvey Hildebran of the 53rd District. 

On the panel are:

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HearSA
11:56 am
Sun April 25, 2010

Kids, Water And Science: Perspectives From Our Future

The last of the 2009-2010 Texas Water Symposium series took place at Schriener University. Speakers included Cindy Loeffler, water resources branch chief for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department; Linda Ruiz McCall, an education and outreach specialist in water science and conservation at the Texas Water Development Board; and Irene Pickhardt, assistant director of Science for the Texas Education Agency.

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10:19 am
Thu January 28, 2010

Climate Change And Impacts On Floods, Weather And Drought In Texas: What Controversy?

This session, moderated by Tom Arsuffi, took place at Texas Tech University in Junction, Texas. On the panel are Robert E. Mace of the Texas Water Development Board, Todd Votteler of the Guadalupe River Authority and Katherine Hayhoe of Texas Tech University.

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9:59 am
Thu November 12, 2009

Our Limited Groundwater Supply: For Whose Desired Future Conditions Are We Planning?

The first panel discussion in the 2009-2010 series was held at the University of Texas at San Antonio. Moderating the panel is Robert E. Mace, Ph.D., of the Texas Water Development Board.

The panelists include:

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HearSA
4:28 pm
Fri March 20, 2009

Forging Partnerships: Addressing Complex Water Issues In Texas

This program is the last in the 2008-2009 series of panel discussions of the Texas Water Symposium; a joint project of Schreiner University, Texas Tech University, the Hill Country Alliance and Texas Public Radio. Moderating the discussion is Robert Potts, President of the Dixon Water Foundation. 

On the panel are: Bill Ross, Schreiner University Wilson Fellow; A. L. "Curg" Starkey III, rancher and the great-grandson of a founding father of Kerr County and David K. Langford, Vice-President emeritus of the Texas Wildlife Association.

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3:38 pm
Fri February 6, 2009

The Rule Of Capture: Its Role And Status In Shaping Water Policy And Planning

This edition of The Newsmaker Hour features the third in a four part series of the 2008-2009 Texas Water Symposium. It is a joint project of Texas Tech University, Schreiner University, The Hill Country Alliance and Texas Public Radio. This panel discussion was held on January 29, 2009, and hosted by the Admiral Nimitz Foundation and The National Museum of the Pacific War.

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3:54 pm
Fri November 21, 2008

The Edwards Aquifer Juggling Act - Conservation, Springs, Alternatives And Policy

The Texas Water Symposium is a joint effort of Schreiner University, Texas Tech University in Fredericksburg, the Hill Country Alliance and Texas Public Radio with additional support provided by the University of Texas at San Antonio. 

Moderating the discussion is Robert Potts, President of the Dixon Water Foundation. On the panel are Robert Puente, President and CEO of the San Antonio Water System and Doug Miller, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Edwards Aquifer Authority. The program was held on the UTSA 1604 campus on November 13, 2008.

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2:31 pm
Fri October 3, 2008

Texas Hill Country In Change - People, Property, Planning & Springs

This Newsmaker Hour features the first panel discussion of the 2008-2009 Texas Water Symposium series. The series is a joint project of Schreiner University, Texas Tech University at Fredericksburg, the Hill Country Alliance and Texas Public Radio. The discussions address water issues in the San Antonio and Hill Country area.

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3:17 pm
Fri March 14, 2008

Policy, Planning And Politics: Where Do We Go From Here?

This Newsmaker Hour features the fourth and final panel discussion of the Texas Water Symposium series in 2007-2008. The project is a joint effort of Schreiner University, Texas Tech University at Fredericksburg and Texas Public Radio. It was recorded on March 6, 2008 in the Floyd and Kathleen Cailloux Campus Activity Center on the campus of Schreiner University. 

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1:04 pm
Fri February 1, 2008

Water Conservation - Taking Action For Your Children's Children

This is the third in a series of panel discussions of the Texas Water Symposium, a project is a partnership of Schreiner University, Texas Tech University in Fredericksburg and Texas Public Radio. 

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