SCA seeks HPARD Natural Resources Intern

SCA is hiring a full-time Intern to work with the Houston Parks and Recreation Department’s Natural Resources Management Program. This intern will work on the Milby Park riparian restoration project and will be responsible for completing other habitat restoration and community outreach activities.
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Houston City Council Agenda – January 3, 2018

This city considered the following agenda items at the January 3, 2018, Houston Council Meeting. The agenda items include a purchase of a wastewater clarifier trailer and two contracts for rehabilitating water wells and waterlines. Continue reading

Houston Environmental News Update January 3, 2018

Happy New Year!

Last week, we shared with you the most significant accomplishments, controversies, issues, news, and events in the greater Houston region impacting the environment.

This week, as the new year begins, we ask you to share hopes and predictions for our greater Houston environment in 2018. Last year, our readers hoped to see Houston and Harris County commit ‘serious money to flood protection’, increased recycling, enforcement of EPA standards, work towards a comprehensive state water plan, and increased transparency pertaining to illegal dumping, industrial toxic emissions, and rail transport of highly dangerous materials.

Please take just a few moments to share your thoughts using our short survey.

Banner Photo Notes: Don’t ring in the new year with just bells, start off right with tree rings. Speaking of trees… Save the date for CEC’s “Stump the Treehugger” environmental trivia contest on May 20, 2018.

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.

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