Autumn 2010 Newsletter

Annual Meeting Invitation

Once again, it’s time to invite you to our Annual Members Meeting, which this year returns to the beautiful and historic Rancho Diana site. This is one of the rare opportunities to tour this site, which is not normally open to the public. Even those who have been to Rancho Diana before will enjoy the chance to view the fall migratory birds and diverse native flora Rancho Diana has in abundance.

Professional photographer Cindy Sims will speak on the recent photo documentation and inventory she performed on Rancho Diana’s historic architectural features. This documentation will be invaluable for historians and any future restoration efforts. Cindy is also the very engaging Volunteer Coordinator for the San Antonio Botanical Center. Natural Areas superintendent Eric Lautzenheiser will give an update on recently received grants to fund programs in the Natural Areas.

FOFWP Annual Membership Meeting—Guided long or short hikes, hot lunch, and program at Rancho Diana: Saturday, October 30, 2010

Schedule your arrival at Rancho Diana gate, to be greeted by NA staff and directed to parking and the house where hikes will start.
Arrive at gate by 9:45 am for 10:00 long hike with NA staff
Arrive at gate by 10:30 am for 10:45 short hike with NA staff
LUNCH at noon ($12.50 adult, $6 for children under 12)

To view a map to the event please click here.

You are welcome to bring guests who are not Friends. Meal prices for guests are the same as those detailed above.

RSVP: Please call 372-9124 and/or mail checks to:
“Friends Annual Meeting”, 21395
Milsa, San Antonio, TX 78256, by October 25, 2010.
In case of very inclement weather, the meeting is rescheduled for Nov.13.
Call 413-9984 for an update.

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Name................................ ...................... email ..........................................
I would like to help save resources by receiving the FOFWP newsletter by email only (yes/no) ........
I will attend a guided hike (yes/no)..........
If yes, which hike and how many people? ........ for MORNING LONG hike ........ for MORNING SHORT hike
I will attend lunch and enclose $ .................. for ........ adult and ........ child tickets
I would also like to renew my membership (adult $25; senior $15; family $30; contributing $50).

Your membership expiration date is shown on the address label.
FoFWP is a non-profit, charitable organization, and all contributions are tax-deductible.

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