The Take Care of Texas Video Contest is a fun way for young people to learn about protecting the environment and come up with creative ways to share this knowledge with others! Students film a 30-second video that shows positive ways to Take Care of Texas. The students that submit the best videos can win great prizes, awarded by the contest sponsor, Waste Management of Texas, Inc.
The public has an opportunity to pick their favorite videos January 11 through 25, 2018. A panel of TCEQ staff and representatives from Waste Management Texas will choose the first, second, and third place winners from each of the grade groups. Winners will be announced February 20, 2018.
Click here to vote!
Health Symposium Exhibition & Social (SES) annually provides an opportunity for education and networking to members of the architectural and healthcare communities. The event includes happy hour, a seminar, and a panel discussion focusing on a new era of growth and innovation in the healthcare industry.
2018 Keynote Speaker
Paul D., Biddinger, MD
Chief, Division of Emergency Preparedness
Director, MGH Center for Disaster Medicine
- Interns – $20.00
- AIA Member – $40.00
- Non Member – $80.00
Continuing Education Credits
- 1.5 HSW Learning Units (SES)
- All AIA Members will be reported
- All Non Members will receive certificates
For more events by the American Institute of Architects, visit their Events Calendar!
Length: Estimated 3 miles
Where: Scenic route that winds through East End neighborhood and along beautiful Buffalo Bayou
What: Learn more about Houston’s East End, meet our students and volunteers and support The Woods Project
This estimated 5K walk will take you on a journey through Houston’s historic East End, where many of The Woods Project’s students live and play. It is the biggest fundraiser of the year for The Woods Project and promises to be a great morning of community, history and fun!The scenic route includes stops along a beautiful undeveloped area of Buffalo Bayou, where walkers will learn about the efforts to clean up the bayou.
Additionally, what makes this Walk very unique are the history stops found throughout the route, such as Firehouse #2. Walkers are encouraged to visit history stops to learn about important people and places in the area and the role they have played in shaping Houston.
The Walk is a great opportunity to meet The Woods Project’s students. Join us to celebrate our students and see the historic East End!
The event will be fun for the whole family with plenty of family-friendly activities and entertainment happening during and after the walk. However, please be advised that due to local restrictions, glass containers, any animals including dogs, roller skates, skateboards, or bikes are not allowed at the event. Motorized vehicles are not allowed on the Bayou Trail.
The Golden Boot Award
The Golden Boot is awarded each year to the team that can bring out the most participants to the Walk for the Woods Project. It is a prestigious award which shows your team’s commitment to our program and to improving the lives of our students.
Parking is “first come, first serve” at Ripley House, and it will fill up quickly.
Look for volunteers and signs to help you get to the right place!
You can register as an individual, or you can join a walk team!
Is your company interested in supporting the Walk or sponsoring your team?
Sponsorship opportunities are available!
Gulf Coast Green 2018
Symposium and Green Expo
June 1, 2018
Rice BioScience Research Collaborative 6100 Main Street, Houston, TX 77005
After 12 successful years, Gulf Coast Green Symposium and Expo has proven to be the leading green building conference in the Gulf Coast region. In addition to the lineup of speakers, a Green Product Expo 2018 featuring hand-selected green building products /services will be open to attendees concurrently with the symposium. Registration for the event coming soon.