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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 13, 2001, New Braunfels, Texas Baseball Smlthson Valley Rangers advance to the B Lifestyle Happy Mothers C m AVAILABLE COPY NEW BRAUNFELS American Profile See what its like to be behind the SUNDAY May 2001 30 pages in 4 sections v ju pages in t scent HERALDZEITUNG 150 157 Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since 1852 New Braunfels organizations honor the father of Texas botany on his 200th birthday BY AMY CLARKSON Staff Writer Roots in history Ferdinand 18011879 Inside Schedule of Lindheimer was jackofall Numerous plants named after nv Despite Ferdinand Lindheimers mark on botany and New no monument stands to honor his mem But that will change soon thanks to efforts of the New Braunfels Garden After a year of plan the club plans to unveil a model of a pro posed monument to the Father of Texas Botany and newspaper publisher during birthday celebra tions May Dolores events coordinator for the garden started the drive for the monument who significantly shaped the local I brought this up a year Schumann pointing out a l HeraldZeitung article from May Weve planned this for a all we need is the money to make it a It takes quite a but weve neglected this man and what hes done for this community for too The Conservation Society and the New Braunfels Garden Club are working to change that with several events celebrating Lindheimers 200th birthday on May Lindheimer is remembered because of his efforts to help early settlers in New Braunfels as well as for his attempts to catalogue native plants in the He helped the settlers a great Schumann Texas was so dif ferent than where they had come And he had been here for a while so he knew the area JESSIE and the Left Artists Aiex Brochon front and James Raska near completion of the first part of i u A if pu 11 tne Lindheimer mural on Seguin Right Sophienburg Executive Director hshed the New Braunteis Qatman left and Future Collections Manager Barbara Rolfes view some of the ivnown as a perdjnand gathered and sent to Harvard and the Smithsonian See Institution as part of his classification and preservation of Texas plant INSIDE Abby 4B Lifestyle Forum 6A 4A 2C 3A Snorts 2A Stocks 5A Key Code Schools show off technology education BY MARTIN MALACARA Staff Writer Some people believe a wedge exists between technology and Others believe the more we communicate with the less we communicate with But to students and parents in Comal and New Bremnfels school the c wedge dissolved amid the laughter and fun at technology fairs hosted by each school district More than 700 people attended both district officials At Canyon Intermediate nolqgy Attendees feasted their eyes on the latest computers and saw what the district has done with million in technology bond Elena a sixth grade CIS science introduced others to her pilot robotics The program was developed in conjunc tion with NASA to teach students how to program and operate robots built with Lego The project simulates using robots to construct a city on The kids loved They never com plained because its Perez Watson seeks action against wastewater permit renewal BY AMY CLARKSON Staff Writer Councilwoman Juliet Wat son is again asking the New Braunfels City Council to requesta contested case hear ing from the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Com This shes opposed to a permit that would allow treated wastewater to be dumped into the Dry Comal Council will consider Wat sons request during its meet ing at Monday in the Municipal 424 The GuadalupeBlanco Riv er Authority wants to renew a permit dump treated wastewater into the Dry Comal The renewal would allow the GBRA to build another sewage treat ment facility in the North cliffe The current permit requires 100 percent of the treated wastewater to be used Whats Up What New Braunfels City Council When Monday Where Municipal council 424 Castell Agenda Consider request to ask for a contested case hearing regarding a GBRA permit renewal consider final reading of an ordinance adopting the 2002 city bud get and action setting the total tax rate at cents per valuation issue oaths of office to recently elected to water the Northcliffe Golf which is located off Interstate 35 near Farmto Market Road according to information in the coun cils agenda But the GBRA is planning another sewage treatment facility to meet growth expectations in the See TVout group Take water from farther downstream BY AMY CLARKSON Staff Writer Guadalupe River Trout Unlimited members say they are not asking the state to choose fish over peoples needs for they want the state to create multiple uses of the The conserva tion group believes the water could be taken where it would not affect the trout We want to protect the thats our said Dave chair man of the flow committee for the regional But that doesnt mean that we dont want people to have We think theres enough water for these people under the current GRTU is fighting GuadalupeBlanco River Authoritys permit request to take more water from Canyon GBRA wants to take a total of acrefeet from the lake to sell to its customers including places in western Comal County where water has to be trucked in to resi A single acrefoot equals about At a Texas Natural Resource Conservation Com mission meeting GRTLPs attorney Stuart Hen ry asked for a contested case hearing on behalf of the See See TECHNOUPG technology JESSIE William uses some of the technology available to stu dents at Canyon Intermediate School to build the perfect mon ster Saturday afternoon during Comal Independent School
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