The Conservation Society of San Antonio

Statue of George BrackenridgeLecture: The Legacy of George Brackenridge:
From Pump House to Prickly Pear
Thursday, October 17, 2019 – 5:30pm

River House Behind the Steves Homestead  – 509 King William, San Antonio, Texas 78209
Cost: $10 members; $15 non-members

Did you know George Brackenridge donated land that is now Brackenridge Park and the San Antonio Botanical Gardens?

Join The Conservation Society for a lecture by guest speakers, John S. Troy and Lynn Bobbitt. John Troy is a landscape architect and board president of the San Antonio Botanical Garden. He will update attendees on the San Antonio Botanical Gardens development and expansion. Lynn Bobbitt is the executive director of the Brackenridge Park Conservancy and will speak about Brackenridge Park.

Deadline for registration: Friday, October 11, 2019
Registration is non-refundable after: Friday, October 11, 2019


Speaker: John S. Troy holds a Masters of Landscape Architecture from the University of Michigan. In 1981, he received the “Outstanding Educator Award” from the Council of Educators of Landscape Architecture while at West Virginia University. Mr. Troy has practiced residential garden design for the past 32 years in the San Antonio region, receiving numerous design awards. He has served for over 30 years on the board of the San Antonio Botanical Garden, helping to steward use of landscape architecture design principles in its development and expansion; currently serving as president of the San Antonio Botanical Society board. In 2016, he received the “Texas Chapter of American Society of Landscape Architects(ASLA) Community Service Award”.

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