With a growing list of false and stretched statements justifying its war on migratory birds, it’s time for the City of San Antonio to stop with the poop scares and make room for a bit of wildness in our parks.
Tag: Brackenridge Park
EXCLUSIVE: State Regulator’s Emails Contradict City Staff Claims Over Brackenridge River Wall
Statements of Texas Historical Commission staff don’t jibe with City claims that towering trees must be removed to fix the river wall.
DECELERATION.LIVE: Message from Brackenridge Bird & Tree Defenders
Most are women of color; many are Indigenous. They’ve been smeared as disinformation agents. And we all owe them a huge debt of thanks.
Documents Show Brackenridge Bond Project Tied to Possible Lethal ‘Take’ of Birds
City officials bumped the planned removal of more than 105 trees. But bird harassment efforts at Brackenridge are continuing.
Poetry Echoes ‘Tree Chop’ Resistance, Epithet after HDRC Pushes Back Vote
Award-winning San Antonio poet Kamala Platt reflects on efforts to clear away elder trees at Backenridge Park.
VIDEO: Full Brackenridge Park Tree Tour Preceding Critical HDRC Vote
San Antonio’s Parks & Recreation Department got an earful from dozens of residents joining a weekend site tour of proposed bond project construction at Brackenridge Park. They have one last shot at stalling the project.
TAKE ACTION: Attend Brackenridge Tree ‘Chop’ Hearing and Walking Tour
The project holds a snarl of interests, some reasonable (a collapsing wall), others repugnant (killing elder trees to evict migratory birds).
In Praise of Nuisance Heronries (Part One)
How the slow attention of local women exposed an institutional war on the birds of San Antonio. Editor’s Note: This is the first of a two-part series. Read part two, “Place of Herons,” here. Marisol Cortez In 1962, Rachel Carson—government scientist, nature writer, breast cancer non-survivor, and queer woman on […]