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Springs of South Central Texas & The Sacred Springs of the Coahuiltecans: Lectures by Gregg Eckhardt and Dr. Mario Garza

  • University of the Incarate Word J.E. and L.E. Mabee Library Auditorium 4301 Broadway Street San Antonio, TX 78209 (map)


Springs of South Central Texas: Gregg Eckhardt is an environmental scientist with 29 years of experience in environmental modeling and analysis, water resource planning and development, state and federal permitting, and water treatment. He is known as The Nerd King of South Texas Water History.  On March 10, he will describe San Antonio's colorful water history and the importance of Edwards Aquifer springs to the region's cultural and economic development.

The Sacred Springs of the Coahuiltecans: Dr. Mario Garza will share the Coahuiltecan's creation story and reveal how a 4,000-year-old rock painting documents the all-night ceremony of his Miakan-Garza people.  This painting contains all of the elements of their ceremony and confirms that it the ceremony is actually a recreation of their origination story.

Seating is limited. REGISTRATION REQUIRED.