"…The new documentary Paris to Pittsburgh by the National Geographic Channel…is a searing look at the effects of climate change by regular people who are dealing with its effects in their local towns…”
“…Traveling 1,200 miles along the Rio Grande, from El Paso to the Gulf of Mexico, the director, Ben Masters, and four friends slowly and genially build an ecologically devastating case against the construction of President Trump’s much-ballyhooed border wall…”
SEARCHING FOR THE GOLDSPOT-THE WILD AFTER WILDFIRE “…Blending a celebration of beauty with glimpses of the challenges ahead, this film raises questions about the importance of discovering and conserving our wild."
BLUEBIRD MAN "…Stunning scenery, intimate conversations and breathtaking bluebird footage create a powerful film..."
"…INHABIT provides an intimate look at permaculture peoples and practices across the rural, suburban, and urban landscapes."
LORDS OF NATURE: LIFE IN A LAND OF GREAT PREDATORS ”…this captivating documentary goes behind the scenes with leading scientists to explore the role top predators play in restoring and maintaining ecosystems and biodiversity.”
THE NEXT, BEST WEST “…shows how our relationship to the landscape has evolved over the last hundred and fifty years.”
On the Headwaters Sanctuary Poetry Walk, Mobi will guide participants to slow down, enjoy silence, and open the doors of our senses in order to write short poems. No writing experience required!
“…Division Street takes us on a road-trip that looks at the promise of wildlife corridors, the potential for ‘greening’ our highway system, and the fusion of high-tech engineering with the best and brightest environmental research happening today.” www.greenplanetfilms.org
“...[see] the astounding migration experience as two generations of the butterflies migrate north and then a Super Generation miraculously finds its way from Canada to a few isolated mountaintops in Mexico – to a place it has never been!” www.theflightof thebutterflies.com
Snap Pictures, Get Pizza! Come out to meet the challenge in a statewide effort to see which city can document the most species. This is a great opportunity to apply your iNaturalist training from Headwaters’ workshops. To participate, snap pictures of flora and fauna using the iNaturalist app. Pizza will be provided for Headwaters’ contestants while supplies last!
Passionvine, Pearl Milkweed and Pigeonberry are just three of the multitude of plants growing among ancient, towering oaks in this remnant urban forest, one of San Antonio’s critical ecological resources. This walk is an exploration of the plants and vital, complex ecology of the bottomland woods along the Great Oak Trail.
The Celtic tradition has always honored “thin places” as places where heaven and earth are closely connected. This walk will offer quiet meditations that reflect the Celtic vision that enables us to see “thin places” of healing and mystery right before our eyes. Retreat leader and author, Sylvia Maddox, M.T.S., will conduct the walk. She is the co-author of “Praying with Celtic Saints.” The program is limited to 12.
Join the Alamo Area Master Naturalists as they screen Headwaters at Incarnate Word’s copy of Living in the Future’s Past. This community screening is open to the public, but seating is limited. Living in the Future’s Past shows how no one can predict how major changes might impact emerge from the spontaneous actions of the many.
“…Sand Wars takes us around the world as it tracks the contractors, sand smugglers and unscrupulous property developers involved in the new gold rush, and meets the environmentalists and local populations struggling to reverse the threat to the future of this resource that we all take for granted.” www.denisdelestrac.com/movies
Join us for the 25th Annual Basura Bash at the Headwaters Sanctuary. Make your Saturday morning count! Register online now at basurabash.org.
Join us for an iNaturalist workshop! Become a citizen scientist. iNaturalist is an online social network of people sharing biodiversity information to help each other learn about nature. Participants will walk through what iNaturalist is, how to use it in the Texas Nature Trackers program, and how to use both the website and phone apps. The classroom portion will be followed up with a BioBlitz in the Sanctuary, collecting and sharing data with the iNaturalist network.
Mr. Jon Zeitler will present “Realities of Climate Change” followed by the screening of Living in the Future’s Past.
This workshop will cover the Invaders of Texas Citizen Science Program and focus on training citizen scientists to identify and report invasive plants..
Dr. Kramer will present “The Water Future of Texas” followed by a screening of Saving Atlantis.
Racing Extinction, a Discovery Channel documentary released in 2015, is full of beautiful and horrifying images that are not easily forgotten.
[Straws]…leaves audiences with a clear understanding of the problems caused by plastic pollution and empowers individuals to be part of the solution.