Guadalupe Basin Natural Resources Center



GBNRC Brochure


1.  Introduction

The Upper Guadalupe River Authority (“UGRA”) has care and custody of the Guadalupe Basin Natural Resources Center.  One of the purposes of the Center is to provide the community with a place to meet, especially with respect to the development and protection of the natural resources.

Two rooms are available to be reserved for meetings:

    -  The Classroom; and

    -  The Lecture Hall

The Classroom can seat between 35 to 45 people.

The Lecture Hall is an auditorium style room and can seat between 90 to 100 people.

Groups using either of these meeting rooms also have access to a kitchenette, bathrooms, a break room and reasonable parking.

2.  Reservations

Reservations will be made on a first come, first served basis.  Persons interested in reserving a meeting room should first check on availability with the UGRA Executive Secretary at  830-896-5445.  Persons desiring to reserve a meeting room should submit an Application-for- Reservation Form, together with the appropriate Rental Fees to the UGRA at the earliest possible date.  Reservations must be made at least twenty-four hours prior to the desired meeting date.  Reservation forms are available at UGRA’s Offices, 125 Lehmann Drive, Suite 100, Kerrville, Texas or by calling 830-896-5445.  Reservations shall be in place when confirmed by the Executive Secretary.

3.  Availability

The meeting rooms are normally available from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. , Monday through Friday, except UGRA holidays.  Special arrangements may be able to be made if a meeting room is needed outside of these time frames.  A surcharge of $15.00 will be added to any meetings taking place outside of the normal hours.

4.  Fees

In order to offset some of the costs of operating and maintaining the Center, the following fees are charged:

1.    Lecture Hall                             Daily Rate  

      Regular Rates                            $  80.00     


     Meetings of                               Daily Rate  

       Non-Profit Groups                      $  50.00     

       on a topic directly

       related to the develop-

       ment and protection of

       natural resources



2.   Classroom                                Daily Rate 

        Regular Rates                          $  30.00            


        Meetings of                              $  30.00                                  

        Non-Profit Groups                    

        on a topic directly

        related to the develop-

        ment and protection of

        natural resources

A surcharge of $15.00 will be added to any meetings taking place outside of the normal hours. A reservation for three (3) or more consecutive days will receive a 25% discount.          

In the event that a reservation is cancelled, the Fee shall be credited toward the next reservation date(s), or forfeited.  Any group wishing to cancel a reservation shall give written notice to the UGRA Executive Secretary. 

5.  Rules

The UGRA General Manager has sole discretion to allow or disallow the use of the rooms for any reason.

Consumption of alcoholic beverages in the GBNRC facility or on the premises is    forbidden.  A special exemption may be granted by the UGRA General Manager. 

Smoking is prohibited throughout the entire GBNRC facility.


Refreshments may be served in the Break Room.  Users shall provide their own cups, plates, napkins, utensils, etc.


The applicant is responsible for ensuring that all rules in this policy are followed by the applicant's group or organization, while using the GBNRC.


The applicant is responsible for any damages occurring to the facility while the applicant's group or organization is utilizing the GBNRC.