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Keep Texas Parks Open - 2013 Tour

In Super, Natural Christians: How We Should Love Nature, Dr. Sallie McFague writes, “We will not save what we do not love, and we cannot love what we do not know.” Our Texas state parks system helps people across the state get to know nature and come to love the rocks, streams, lakes, trees, beaches and wetlands of this beautiful piece of earth we call Texas. Experiencing and appreciating the gifts of nature encourages us to care for God's creation.

We are partnering with the Keep Texas Parks Open initiative to bring a series of educational programs to communities around the state. At these town halls, we'll focus on the Texas state parks system, how it might be impacted by budget cuts, and how we can help protect our parks for future generations.

The town halls in Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio will include a religious leader as part of the panel presentation. For a full list of all town hall locations and dates, click here.

Dallas: Monday, March 18, 2013, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
University Park United Methodist Church,
Fellowship Hall
4024 Caruth Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75225
 
Houston: Wednesday, April 17, 2013, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Grand Hall, Rice University Memorial Center
6100 Main St.
Houston, TX 77005
 
San Antonio: Monday, April 29, 2013, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
University Presbyterian Church (SoL Center)
300 Bushnell Ave.
San Antonio, TX 78212

These events are free and open to the public; people of all faiths--and no faith--are welcome! Contact Yaira with any questions.