Tipping Point - LORDS OF NATURE: Life in a Land of Great Predators and The Next, Best West
Jun
3
3:30 PM15:30

Tipping Point - LORDS OF NATURE: Life in a Land of Great Predators and The Next, Best West

  • The Village at Incarnate Word (CHRISTUS Heritage Hall) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

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.”

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Tipping Point - Searching for the Goldspot-The Wild After Wildfire and Bluebird Man
Sep
9
3:30 PM15:30

Tipping Point - Searching for the Goldspot-The Wild After Wildfire and Bluebird Man

  • The Village at Incarnate Word (CHRISTUS Heritage Hall) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

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..."

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Tipping Point - Division Street and Flight of the Butterflies
May
6
3:30 PM15:30

Tipping Point - Division Street and Flight of the Butterflies

  • The Village at Incarnate Word (CHRISTUS Heritage Hall) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

“…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

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Headwaters BioBlitz - Let's Compete!
Apr
28
1:00 PM13:00

Headwaters BioBlitz - Let's Compete!

  • Headwaters Sanctuary (GPS coordinates are 29.4697, -98.4709) (map)
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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!

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Passion, Pearls and Translucent Red Berries
Apr
14
2:00 PM14:00

Passion, Pearls and Translucent Red Berries

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.

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Poetry en Plein Air
Apr
7
4:30 PM16:30

Poetry en Plein Air

Headwaters at Incarnate Word partners with poets from the environmental writers group Stone in the Stream/Roca en el Rio and friends, to share poems grounded in and celebrating the natural world, at the Lourdes Grotto on the Incarnate Word Campus.

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A Guided Celtic Walk to Thin Places in the Headwaters
Mar
30
2:00 PM14:00

A Guided Celtic Walk to Thin Places in the Headwaters

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.

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Living in the Future's Past at Alamo Area Master Naturalist Chapter Meeting
Mar
12
6:45 PM18:45

Living in the Future's Past at Alamo Area Master Naturalist Chapter Meeting

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.

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Tipping Point - Sand Wars
Mar
4
3:30 PM15:30

Tipping Point - Sand Wars

  • The Village at Incarnate Word (CHRISTUS Heritage Hall) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

“…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

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iNaturalist Workshop
Feb
10
1:30 PM13:30

iNaturalist Workshop

  • J. E. and L. E. Mabee Library Special Collections Room (map)
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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.

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Tipping Point - Racing Extinction and STRAWS
Jan
5
12:30 PM12:30

Tipping Point - Racing Extinction and STRAWS

  • The Village at Incarnate Word (CHRISTUS Heritage Hall) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

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.

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