Reports and Resources
Benefits Analysis: Bayou Greenways -- A Key To A Healthy Houston
To download a copy, click here.
TIGER 2012 Proposal
For more information about the Tiger IV Proposal including maps, please click here.
Houston Texas Tough Trees Guide Book
After the devastating 2011 summer of record sustained high heat and lack of rainfall, we partnered with several local experts to create the Houston Texas Tough Trees Guide so that we are better prepared for drought conditions when they come again. To download the guide book, click here.
1993 Mayor's Transition Committee on Parks - Update to the Green Ribbon Report
A decade after the Green Ribbon Report was presented, Mayor Robert Lanier formed the Transition Committee on Parks to determine if the parks system was headed in the right direction. The committee strongly believed that the majority of the recommendations in the Green Ribbon Report were still valid. Click the links below to download the report:
1983 Green Ribbon Report
A citizens' group was appointed by local, state and federal authorities in the early 1980s to prepare a multi-year action plan which would correct deficiencies and allow the parks and recreation system to keep pace with growth in Houston. This study required exhaustive efforts of over 100 people and, to this day, is still an important planning tool when considering how the parks system must respond and grow. To download a copy of the full report, click here
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