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2018 Madla Natural Area March 24 Fundraiser

Published on January 11, 2018 under Fund Raiser

Organizers of the 2018 Madla Natural Area Spring Fundraiser are sending out an urgent S-O-S – that is, they want you to help Save Our Stars!

 

While many people realize how important Madla Park is as a natural recreation area, or in protecting our endangered wildlife, few understand, however, that it is also considered one of the best places in a major metropolitan area to gaze out upon the night sky and marvel at our cosmic past.   And so we need your help to preserve this special 42-acre piece of the Milky Way for our stargazing future.

 

With a projected growth of over one million additional people to the San Antonio area by 2040, if we’re not vigilant about preserving our natural areas and controlling light pollution, then our children and grandchildren will soon only be able to see the stars on their screens. But light pollution affects more than just stargazing; scientific studies show that it also negatively impacts the environment, human health and even nighttime military activities, (not to mention being a huge waste of energy and money).

 

So we’ve invited Bill Wren — a Dark Sky Preservationist from UT’s McDonald Observatory to be our keynote speaker at this year’s fundraiserBill was recently featured on ‘CBS Sunday Morning’ program, where he was referred to as “the Angel of Darkness” for his efforts in protecting the night skies of Texas.

Your ticket of $75 covers food & beverages along with both a Silent Auction & Live Auction promise to make for an absolutely stellar evening.

Donations can be made & Tickets can be purchased online for $75 each or $1,000 for a table of eight (8).

Buy your tickets or table for 8 now by clicking on EVENT TICKETS.

When: March 24, 2018 from 4-6pm

 

Where: La Hacienda Scenic Loop Restaurant

25165 Boerne Stage Rd., San Antonio, TX 78255

 

We promise all the Stars will be out even without a Red Carpet…