The ecosystem that lives in the clear waters of Spring Lake in San Marcos is magical but can be hard to see if you’re just standing by the shore.
At the Meadows Center for Water and the Environment, glass-bottom boats can give you the experience of seeing what happens below the surface of the water. The nonprofit is in the process of restoring five boats in its fleet at a cost of $100,000 for each boat.
The oldest boat, which was built in 1945, recently finished being restored with a custom, fiberglass composite hull. The center expects to restore one boat a year until they’re all complete… Read more from KXAN