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Bayou Greenways project nears the end with Bun B and a bike parade

February 17, 2020|Article (Houston Chronicle)

To draw attention to the new green spaces it has developed, the Houston Parks Board and its partners will host a new festival and an art bike parade this spring.

Houston Parks Board Announces Inaugural Events to Celebrate Bayou Greenways 2020

February 16, 2020|News Release

Community events encourage Houstonians to get closer to parks and green space as transformative project nears completion.

Mayor Sylvester Turner, Commissioner Rodney Ellis and Houston Parks Board announce significant partnership as Bayou Greenways 2020 nears completion

February 16, 2020|News Release

The partnership will include a $7.4 million commitment pledge from Harris County Precinct One to expand park and trail access, preserve green space and increase environmental resiliency in low-to-moderate income areas served by Precinct One.

Houston Parks Board and Harris County Flood Control District Acquire green space near White Oak Bayou in the Heights Neighborhood

November 19, 2019|News Release

The land will be preserved as green space for nearby communities and floodplain preservation.

Houston Parks Board Announces New Board Chairman Barron Wallace

August 20, 2019|News Release

Houston Parks Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Barron Wallace as its new board chairman.

Houston Parks Board completes milestone project with the opening of its first recreational trail along a CenterPoint Energy easement in Houston

May 30, 2019|News Release

Houston Parks Board, Houston Parks and Recreation Department, and CenterPoint Energy are pleased to mark the completion of the first recreational trail along a CenterPoint Energy easement in Houston.

Houston Just Got Three New Bayou Greenways Trails

May 16, 2019|Article (Houstonia)

Houstonia: You can now bike, walk and jog three miles of new trails.

How Small, Metal Markers Aim To Improve Safety On Houston’s Bayou Trails

May 16, 2019|Article (Houston Public Media)

Houston Parks Board says recently-installed mile markers will serve a couple of different purposes.

New Trail Openings Along Greens, Hunting, and Sims Bayou Greenways

May 15, 2019|News Release

Communities can enjoy new hike-and-bike trails as part of Bayou Greenways 2020.

Hogg Foundation Awards Mental Health Grants

May 13, 2019|Article (Houston Chronicle)

An Austin public-private endowment has awarded Houston-area organizations $11.5 million in grants to support mental health and well-being.