Great parks reveal the uniqueness of their natural and cultural landscapes.
Urban ecology is the subfield of ecology which deals with the interaction of plants, animals and humans with each other and with their environment in urban or urbanizing settings.
After extensive community participation, the master plan for Phil Hardberger Park was completed and approved by City Council in May 2008.
Sustainable principles optimistically aspire to fulfill the interdependence and continuous integrity of ecology, economy and equity.
The landscape framework for the Master Plan is structured upon layers of one set of enhanced site characteristics superimposed with another set of park elements and systems.
Environmental education programs abound in many of the natural areas in and around San Antonio with attention to native plant communities and wildlife.
The Phil Hardberger Park design team orchestrated a drawing exercise as part of an on-going dialogue with the community about the site’s capacity for potential park uses.