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Event Recap: Our Texas, Our Future Festival Presented by H-E-B

On April 21, 2024, Waterloo Park welcomed hundreds of visitors to Our Texas, Our Future Wildlife & Environmental Festival Presented by H-E-B.

The free community event celebrated our state parks, resilient wildlife, and the Texans helping conserve and protect them for future generations. Visitors explored interactive exhibits, wildlife demonstrations, sustainability workshops, guided garden tours, and various hands-on art and STEM workshops with community partners.

Guests were encouraged to bring plastic retail bags to recycle for a chance to win exciting prizes and gift cards from H-E-B, Texas State Parks, and Waterloo Greenway.

The festival was centered around an outdoor screening of H-E-B’s award-winning, five-part environmental docuseries Our Texas, Our Future. Both the festival and films are part of H-E-B’s ongoing commitment to help engage our Texan community with nature, along with their own sustainability pledge to reduce its impact on the environment through waste diversion efforts and several other programs that help conserve and protect our great state, now and for generations to come.

“H-E-B has a deep commitment to help protect, conserve, and beautify our great state for all Texans to enjoy, now and for future generations,” said Leslie Sweet, H-E-B Managing Director of Sustainability & Environmental Affairs. “We’re excited to bring the Our Texas, Our Future Wildlife & Environmental Festival at Waterloo Park to share the important stories and bring environmental nonprofits together that we hope will inspire people to celebrate and protect the diverse habitats, unique wildlife, and beautiful landscapes across Texas.”

To learn more about H-E-B’s Our Texas, Our Future mission, please visit