• On April 7, 2012, nine intrepid members had a wonderful day of nature instruction with Jayne Neal, City Park Naturalist, at Scenic Canyon Natural Area in Grey Forest. The property is not open to the public so this was a rare treat. See what you missed in this account by Denise Schneider and be sure to sign up for the next hike in the fall.

  • Friends of Friedrich Wilderness Park Discovery Series presentations are approved for Master Naturalist Advanced Training. Presented in the Friedrich Wilderness Park Classroom from 7 pm to 8 pm. FREE ADMISSION for Members, Small Donation from Nonmembers. For reservations for all programs call San Antonio Natural Areas 210-372-9124 Limited space available Address: 21395 Milsa Dr., San Antonio, 78256-9610
  • February 4: Ethnobotany Walk 10 - 12, part of the First Saturday series. This event has been approved for Advanced Training for Master Naturalists. See more details at San Antonio Natural Areas Programs or register by calling: 210-372-9124. The hike is limited to 15 people. Please meet near the restrooms.
  • October 27 - Dedication of the new trailhead entryway pavilion and kiosk.  See the pictures under Galleries/Activities
  • February 22 : Dinosaurs, Museum, and Other Observations -- Everitt Deschner, Heritage Museum of the Texas Hill Country
  • March 10 : The Joy of Dyeing: Karst Hydrology of the Edwards Aquifer--Geary Schindel, Chief Technical Officer, Edwards Aquifer Authority
  • September 29: GeoTexas. Dr. Eric Swanson, UTSA Geological Sciences -- Texas landforms, weather extremes, volcanoes and earthquakes, and natural resources.
  • November 12: Safety Presentation by the San Antonio Park Police
  • January 27 : Spring Moths & Butterflies in Bexar County – Terry Doyle
  • February 24 : Ethnobotany of Texas Native Plants – Patty Leslie Pasztor
  • March 23 : Ants in Your Pants – Molly Keck [TPWD Insect Specialist]
  • June 30 : Birds of the Hill Country – Bill LindermannJuly 21 – Geology of South Central Texas – Dr. Bill Ward
  • Aug. 25 : Karst Critters – Dr. Andy Gluesenkamp
  • January 28 : Springs of the Hill Country - Chad Norris, Aquatic Biologist
    February 26 : Where Have All the Bluebonnets Gone?: Constructing-Invasion Resistant Plant Communities for South Texas Grasslands - Dr. Kelly Lyons
    March 21 : Field trip to Scenic Canyon Natural Area led by Bill Carr, Botanist