Galveston Bay Council’s Quarterly Meeting @ Harris-Galveston Subsidence District
Jan 17 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Going Solar! @ Christ the King Evangelical Lutheran Church
Jan 28 @ 9:45 am

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The public is invited to Going Solar!, a talk at Christ the King Evangelical Lutheran Church given by representatives of the Houston Renewable Energy Group (HREG), a local non-profit dedicated to promoting renewable energy solutions and businesses. HREG is the Houston chapter of the Texas Solar Energy Society.

At this talk, HREG will explain the details of rooftop solar power generation, how you may benefit, and how you can go solar.  Bring your solar energy questions to this informative talk!

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If parking is not available in the church lots, please park across the street in the Rice Stadium lot.  Metro buses 27 and 41 stop nearby.  Bike parking is available in the church lot facing Rice Blvd.

Caring for the Plants that Care for Us @ Online
Jan 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Christ the King Evangelical Lutheran Church invites you to a monthly environmental education web meeting series whose theme in 2018 is Stewardship.

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At the January web meeting, we welcome Jaime Gonzalez, Community Conservation Director, Katy Prairie Conservancy, who will address Caring for the Plants that Care for Us. 

He will discuss the importance of native plants for biodiversity, water absorption, carbon sequestration, the economy, and creating a sense of place.  He will link the well-being of ecosystems to human well-being. Jaime will also discuss the work of Katy Prairie Conservancy to restore native prairie, “re-wild” Houston with pocket prairies, offer citizen conservation opportunities and a new initiative to encourage residents to plant the “nine natives” in their yards. Jaime will give details on using these native plantings on your property, will provide resources and outlets for getting native plants, and will even delve into the ethics of saving wildlife by providing native plant habitat. After his talk, there will be time for Q&A to answer your native plant questions. 

A generous donor has pledged a donation to the Katy Prairie Conservancy if at least 10 people sign up for and attend Jaime’s talk.  Please register for this talk, and you will receive an invitation to the web meeting.  Contact Lisa Brenskelle at [email protected] with any questions.