Urban Land & Water


Green Spaces Alliance Urban Land & Water programs aim to reconnect urban communities with their natural environment, including land and waterways.  The program seeks to facilitate more efficient and effective use of our natural resources while promoting locally-led community revitalization efforts that focus on economic, social and environmental benefits.  The program is true to Green Spaces Alliance’s Mission with a goal to sustain the natural environment and enhance urban spaces.

Currently, the Urban Land & Water Program includes the following initiatives:

  • Native Landscapes
  • Community Gardens

Native Landscapes

Natural beauty and improved wildlife habitat are some of the many wonderful benefits associated with native plants. Native landscapes are a necessary and vital component to the Upper San Antonio...

Urban Agriculture

Simply put urban agriculture is growing or producing food in a city or heavily populated town or municipality, such as San Antonio.  We extend this definition to include community gardens but...

An Urban Land & Water Video

A short video on GSA’s Urban Land & Water Programs

San Antonio Area Gardens Map

Green Spaces Alliance’s Community-Supported Gardening Program started in 2005 as a series of...

For more information, contact Judith Temple, Urban Land and Water Intern: (210) 222-8430 ext. 310.

Urban Land & Water Events

  • Green Spaces Run the River 5k at Solar Fest
    • November 17, 2018
      8:00 am - 12:30 pm

    Green Spaces Run the River 5k Walk/Run will be held right before the 18th Annual Solar Fest at the same location. The chip-timed races and fun run start…