Since 1980, the San Antonio Botanical Garden has been a local treasure. Its 38 acres serve as host to plants from around the world, including 13 endangered and rare species. They also exhibit works of art from both local and foreign artists throughout their grounds. Through this, they showcase both the natural and man-made beauties of the world. The San Antonio Botanical Garden works to inspire and educate people on the importance of nature in hopes of sparking a connection for many generations to come.