After a challenging stretch of floods during Memorial Day in 2015 and Tax Day in 2016, Hurricane Harvey dropped record amounts of rain on Greater Houston in 2017 and cost the city billions of dollars in damage. Houstonians were left to wonder if flooding would become the new norm and how to plan for the future. Join Asia Society Texas Center and various speakers for a conversation on the way forward for Houston as a city, and the urban planning, development, and transportation solutions to a sustainable future.
The American Shore & Beach Preservation Association will hold its national conference, which will begin on Oct. 31 at 1 p.m. and adjourn at noon on Nov. 2. Join them for three days of coastal science, policy, technology, and advocacy. It will include over 200 plenary and concurrent sessions and a poster session.
Visit asbpa.org for more information such as the Draft Program and registration fees.
Join Big Bend Conservancy for another Brews for Big Bend at Saint Arnold Brewing Company. This event will be an opportunity to celebrate Big Bend National Park, meet with Conservancy board members and staff, and win original works of art that focus on Big Bend. Houston area Big Bend fans, this is your chance to meet and greet with other West Texas enthusiasts. Appetizers and beer will be included. Online ticket sales only; there will be no tickets sold onsite.