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Volunteers Needed for State Conference this Week!

More than 700 Planners will be descending on San Antonio later this week for the annual State Planning Conference!  We still need a few volunteers to assist with the Mobile Workshops and other logistics.  Please email Michael Taylor at MichaelT@HabitatSA.org as soon as possible if you are able to assist.

If you are not planning to attend the conference, coordinating one of these sessions is a great way to stay involved and even earn CM credits. Volunteers who are not registered to attend the conference will be given a no-cost Speaker Only registration that covers just the event you are volunteering for.

Install PowerPoint Presentations – Fri, Nov 4, 7am – 8am
1 early-bird is needed to install PowerPoint presentations on the computers in the 10 breakout rooms

Hemisfair Redevelopment/ Yanaguana Garden Mobile Workshop – Thurs, Nov 3, 10am – 12pm (Walking Tour)
2 volunteers are needed to ensure workshop leader has everything needed, welcome and organize attendees, monitor time and route, provide additional local perspective, etc

SA Greenways Mobile Workshop – Thurs, Nov 3, 1:30pm – 5pm (Bus Tour)
1 volunteer is needed to ensure workshop leader has everything needed, coordinate bus, load snacks and drinks, welcome and organize attendees, monitor time and route, provide additional local perspective, etc

Sustainable Water Planning Mobile Workshop – Fri, Nov 4, 8am – 12pm (Bus Tour)
2 volunteers are needed to ensure workshop leader has everything needed, coordinate bus, load snacks and drinks, welcome and organize attendees, monitor time and route, provide additional local perspective, etc

UN World Heritage Sites Mobile Workshop – Fri, Nov 4, 1:30pm – 5pm (Bus Tour)
2 volunteers are needed to ensure workshop leader has everything needed, coordinate bus, load snacks and drinks, welcome and organize attendees, monitor time and route, provide additional local perspective, etc

Please email Michael Taylor at MichaelT@HabitatSA.org if you are interested in volunteering.

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CANCELLED: October Section Meeting

Due to the upcoming annual Texas APA Conference the regular monthly Southwest section meeting is cancelled.

“Before the Flood” Advance Private Screening & Climate Change Discussion

The Southwest Texas APA section is proud to be a co-sponsor of a private screening of Before the Flood, Leonardo DiCaprio’s yet-t0-be released documentary on climate change. Immediately following the screening we will host a discussion on the issue with climate scientist Dr. Katharine Hayhoe and City of San Antonio Director of Sustainability Doug Melnick, facilitated by San Antonio City Councilman Ron Nirenberg, who serves as Chair of the Air Improvement Resources Executive Committee for the Alamo Area Council of Governments. The screening will be hosted by the Environmental Defense Fund, the Air and Health Collaborative and other partners.

As a co-sponsor we are allocated 8 tickets to the event. Please let us know by NOON Thursday, October 20 via email to southwest.tx.apa@gmail.com if you are interested. Winners will be selected at random.

before-the-flood

7:00 PM  Friday, October 21st

Alamo Drafthouse Park North
618 NW Loop 410, San Antonio, TX 78216