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Aquarena Springs: From Theme Park to Research Center

Once known as a water theme park with swimming pigs, Aquarena Springs has been transformed into a research and environmental learning facility under the guidance of the Meadows Center for Water and the Environment.

By Lindsay C. Sansom
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Once known as a water theme park with swimming pigs, Aquarena Springs has been transformed into a leading research and environmental learning facility under the guidance of the Meadows Center for Water and the Environment. As Lindsay C. Sansom writes in Texas Parks & Wildlife, the facility will prove crucial in the years ahead as Texas tackles difficult water issues.

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