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Nature Makes Kids Happy

Nature Makes Kids Happy

Being active in nature makes kids happier,” says the National Environmental Education Foundation. Nature’s Garden Summer Camp was first offered at Phil Hardberger Park in 2014…

Harberger Park wins AACOG award

Harberger Park wins AACOG award

The Alamo Area Council of Governments recently recognized the Phil Hardberger Park Conservancy with its Air Quality Stewardship Award in the Nonprofit Organization Category. It highlighted several accomplishments…

Wild Turkey Federation

Wild Turkey Federation

On Nov. 16, 2013, members of the Alamo Chapter Wild Turkey Federation presented Wild Turkeys in Texas at Phil Hardberger Park. The Alamo Area Master Naturalists sponsored the program. Here are highlights of the presentation.

Urban Ecology opening draws VIPs, crowds

The crowd Saturday grew to hundreds — from teenage snake handlers to the grand opening of the newest showpiece in the city's park system.

Children's Vegetable Garden Wins Statewide Award

Children's Vegetable Garden Wins Statewide Award

The Phil Hardberger Park Children’s Vegetable Garden was awarded First Place by the Texas Master Gardener Association 2016 Search for Excellence Awards. The Bexar County Master Gardener Assoc. received the award.

Starting Out Wild: A Program that Introduces Toddlers to Nature

Starting Out Wild at Hardberger Park

Two years ago San Antonio Natural Area Education Coordinator Peggy Spring had a dream of starting an educational program where toddlers love and experience nature in the first years of life. From this grew the Starting Out Wild (SOW) concept.

Golden Age in Phil Hardberger Park

Golden Age in Phil Hardberger Park

Like many of Anne Wallace’s public commissions, Golden Age, addresses life growing up in a Texas ranching family, Wallace sought to engage the natural and agricultural history of the land that has become Phil Hardberger Park.

Fish out of water!

Fish out of water!

The kids of Hardberger Park learned how to bait a hook, cast a line and handle a fish—and they did it on dry land!

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