Budget and Fiscal Affairs Committee Agenda – Houston City Council – 2/21/18


The Budget and Fiscal Affairs Committee considered the following agenda items at the February 21, 2018, Special Called Meeting. The agenda items includes a timeline for a reduction in funds, these funds include, Recycling Revenue Fund, Bayou Greenway 2020 Fund, Parks Planting Tree Fund, Storm Water Fund, and Special Waste Fund. More details can be found here. Continue reading

Memorial Park Conservancy seeks Conservation Program Manager

The Conservation Program Manager will be responsible for executing Memorial Park ecological restoration efforts at the direction of the Conservation Director. The Manager will guide and assist in developing Memorial Park Conservancy’s BioCycle, Native Plant GrowOut, and other Conservation programs and projects, as they develop. The Manager will develop the Conservation Crew and coordinate volunteer scheduling. Conservation Program Manager will work collaboratively with Conservation Coordinators, Conservation Field Technician, Park operations & grounds crews, contractors, and interns. Application deadline: March 9, 2018. See the full job description at memorialparkconservancy.org.

Houston Environmental News Update February 21, 2018

Earth Day Houston: Call for Exhibitors, Speakers, and Sponsors

Please mark your calendars for Earth Day Houston on Sunday, April 22, 2018, from noon to 6 pm at Discovery Green park! Hosted in partnership with the Citizens’ Environmental Coalition, Discovery Green’s citywide Earth Day celebration–presented by Green Mountain Energy–is designed to inspire, educate, and encourage action. The event features displays, exhibits and booths on topics ranging from alternative energy to recycling methods, a foodie farmers market, Canned Acoustica, recycling, and more.

The Citizens’ Environmental Coalition is currently accepting applications for exhibitors for the Earth Day festival and nominations for speakers for Earth Talks on the big stage. If you are interested in being a sponsor or corporate volunteering, please email [email protected]

Scroll down to read notes from our member organizations and the community, or view the emailed version of the newsletter, which includes a green job listing.