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River Features

The San Marcos River flows through Texas State’s campus. It’s home to eight endangered and threatened species, one world-class research and educational center, and countless members of the Bobcat family. Dive into stories about what makes the river special to us.    

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River video about the meadows center

The River | Strong Connections, Rich Education

The waters bubbling from Spring Lake are the essence of our city. Meadows Center researcher Thomas Hardy describes the connections — environmental, cultural, educational and recreational — between San Marcos and its river.