20160511_KathrynBoydBatstone_ConfluencePark06_ River Authority General Manager Suzanne Scott

River Authority General Manager Suzanne Scott speaks to how the park will become an outdoor classroom. Photo by Kathryn Boyd-Batstone

Suzanne Scott, who leads the government entity that stewards the San Antonio River and its watershed, is leaving her position to become director of the Texas chapter of the Nature Conservancy on Nov. 9. Credit: Kathryn Boyd-Batstone / San Antonio Report

Bexar County Commissioner Sergio “Chico” Rodriguez is lobbying his colleagues on the Commissioners Court to include $1.2 million in next year’s County budget for Confluence Park, a “living classroom” that broke ground Wednesday morning in his Southside precinct on the Mission Reach of the San Antonio River.