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Opinion: Retooling a Depression-era program could boost Houston parks and conservation

November 3, 2021|Opinion (Houston Chronicle)

The Restore Employment in Natural and Environmental Work (RENEW) Conservation Corps Act should be the foundation of the federal Climate Corps program.

50/50 Park Partners Begins Community Listening Sessions for Second Set of 11 Neighborhood Parks

October 31, 2021|News Release

50/50 Park Partners is pleased to announce Community Listening Sessions for the second round of 11 neighborhood parks are set to begin this month.

Houston Parks Board Completes Connection of Hunting Bayou Greenway to Greens Bayou Greenway

October 6, 2021|News Release

Bayou Greenways initiative opens new segment of hike-and-bike trail along Hunting Bayou

Mayor Turner and 50/50 Park Partners Celebrate New Playground at Hartman Park

July 7, 2021|News Release

First neighborhood park improvement project as part of 50/50 Park Partners is complete

Recreation planning is underway in Inwood along Vogel Creek

June 15, 2021|News Release

City of Houston, Harris County Flood Control District, Harris County Precinct One, and Houston Parks Board collaborate to bring greenways and trails to the Inwood Forest Stormwater Detention Project

Seeing Green

May 31, 2021|Article (Houstonia Magazine)

Three Houston projects that set a path forward for the city's parkland

Bayou Greenways Park now open on White Oak Bayou

May 27, 2021|News Release

New park celebrates the ambitious Bayou Greenways 2020 initiative

A Shift to green New park opens as part of master plan for paths along bayous

May 27, 2021|Article (Houston Chronicle)

Construction Begins on New Segment of Sims Bayou Greenway

May 12, 2021|News Release

New segment to provide key connection for communities east and west of I-45

Plans are underway to transform the Hill at Sims, a 100-acre regional detention basin, into a public park

March 17, 2021|News Release

Precinct One Harris County Commissioner Rodney Ellis provides funding for initial improvements Houston Parks Board leads design