Journey Through the Guadalupe River Basin
is a curriculum provided free to all 4th grade classrooms in the Guadalupe Basin, including Kendall, Guadalupe, Comal, Hays, Caldwell, Gonzales, Refugio, DeWitt, Calhoun and Victoria counties. Kits are shipped to schools each fall. Kits include: student workbooks, pencils, jump drives, maps. Student workbooks are also available in Spanish.
Two cartoon characters, “Edward A. Armadillo” and “Lupe” the turtle guide teachers and students on a trip down the Guadalupe River, introducing them to their watershed, the history and geography of the river basin, aquifers and the importance of springflow to the Guadalupe River, dams and hydroelectric generation, how water is used and by whom, and the importance of water regulation and conservation.