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Levy Park Conservancy

Purpose: Levy Park is a six acre public green space in the Upper Kirby District which recently reopened after a $15 million renovation for the purpose of creating an entertainment and recreation destination for the immediate community and for the people of Greater Houston. The Upper Kirby Redevelopment Authority in partnership with the Upper Kirby District Foundation, funded the renovation and Levy Park’s many public amenities.…More Details
Work 3801 Eastside Street Houston TX 77098 Work 3120 Southwest Fwy Suite 102 Houston TX 77098 Work Phone: (713) 522-PARK

Purpose: Levy Park is a six acre public green space in the Upper Kirby District which recently reopened after a $15 million renovation for the purpose of creating an entertainment and recreation destination for the immediate community and for the people of Greater Houston. The Upper Kirby Redevelopment Authority in partnership with the Upper Kirby District Foundation, funded the renovation and Levy Park’s many public amenities.

Park Amenities: The redeveloped park features curated, year-round programming among native landscaping and botanical gardens and a one of a kind children’s play area. At the Performance Pavilion is the stage and an event lawn that accommodates audiences of up to 3,000 people. The Promenade features a market row, fixed and moveable seating, and power outlets, among tree topiary elements. The Activity Lawn offers space for lawn games, picnicking, as well as a putting green. Additional amenities include tables and chairs, including rocking chairs, a reading room with books and periodicals free to use, outdoor table tennis and foosball, and carts with board games and art supplies. The Play Area offers an overlook boardwalk into the live oak canopy, and interactive garden, a program amphitheater, a climbing wall and community slide, and interactive water features. Levy Park also has a dog park and the community gardens include 27 garden plots and fruit trees.

Programs: Weekly boot camp, yoga, zumba, tai chi, MET Dance for kids and adults, meditation, poetry, events from Young Audiences of Houston, Houston Public Library Story Hour, Houston Museum of Natural Science, lunar and planetary programs, concerts, and film series.

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Cypresswood Water Conservation Garden

Bil Papp, President Jim Dow, Vice President Cindy Lane, Secretary Gary Toll, Asst. Secretary Mary Bonetati, Asst. SecretaryMore Details
Home 4107 Evening Trail Drive Spring TX 77388 Work Phone: (844) 728-9287 Website: Cypresswood Water Conservation Garden Website

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Bil Papp, President

Jim Dow, Vice President

Cindy Lane, Secretary

Gary Toll, Asst. Secretary

Mary Bonetati, Asst. Secretary

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EarthShare of Texas

Gene Fisseler, President Janet L. MaykusMore Details
Home P.O. Box 1911 Austin TX 78767 Work Phone: (512) 472-5518 Work Phone: (800) GREENTX Website: EarthShare of Texas Website

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Gene Fisseler, President

Janet L. Maykus

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Armand Bayou Nature Center

Tom Kartrude Phone: 713 274 2666 Email: [email protected] Heather Millar Phone: 713 274 2667 Email: [email protected] Mark Kramer Phone: 713 274 2672 Email: [email protected]More Details
Work 8500 Bay Area Blvd Pasadena TX 77507 Other P.O. Box 58828 Houston TX 77258 Work Phone: (281) 474-2551 Website: Armand Bayou Nature Center

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Tom Kartrude
Phone: 713 274 2666
Email: [email protected]

Heather Millar
Phone: 713 274 2667
Email: [email protected]

Mark Kramer
Phone: 713 274 2672
Email: [email protected]

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Sheldon State Park/Envir. Learning Center

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American Lung Association of Texas

Katie Jones, Executive Director [email protected] Dr. Rubina Abrol, Program Manager [email protected]More Details
Home 2030 North Loop West, Suite 250 Houston TX 77018 Work Phone: (713) 476-9882 Website: American Lung Association of Texas Website

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Katie Jones, Executive Director
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Dr. Rubina Abrol, Program Manager
[email protected]

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The Woods Project, Inc.

Natalie Hausman-Weiss, Executive Director [email protected] Brittany White, Assistant Director [email protected]  More Details
Home 2700 Southwest Freeway, Suite A Houston TX 77098 Work Phone: (281) 371-6696 Website: Woods Project, Inc. Website

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Natalie Hausman-Weiss, Executive Director
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Brittany White, Assistant Director
[email protected]

 

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Citizens’ Environmental Coalition

Rachel Powers, Executive Director [email protected] Mr. Maurilio “Moe” Flores Sanchez, President [email protected]More Details
Work Visit: 751 Silver St #111 Houston TX 77007 Other Mail: PO Box 702 Houston TEXAS 77001-0702 United States Work Phone: 713-524-4232 Cell Phone: 832-982-2843 Website: CEC Website

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Rachel Powers, Executive Director
[email protected]

Mr. Maurilio “Moe” Flores Sanchez, President
[email protected]

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Blueprint Houston

Martha Murphree, Hon. AIA Executive Director [email protected]More Details
Home 3015 Richmond, Suite 201 Houston TX 77098 Work Phone: (713) 522-0590 Website: Blueprint Houston Website

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Martha Murphree, Hon. AIA
Executive Director
[email protected]

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Texas Coastal Watershed Program

Dr. John Jacob, Team Leader/Professor [email protected] Charriss York, Stormwater Projects Coordinator [email protected] Steve Mikulencak, Extension Program Specialist [email protected] Mary Carol Edwards, Stormwater Wetland Program Coordinator                                      [email protected]   More Details
Home 1335 Regents Park Dr., Suite 260 Houston TX 77058 Work Phone: (281) 218-0570 Website: Texas Coastal Watershed Program Website

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Dr. John Jacob, Team Leader/Professor
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Charriss York, Stormwater Projects Coordinator
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Steve Mikulencak, Extension Program Specialist
[email protected]

Mary Carol Edwards, Stormwater Wetland Program Coordinator                                      [email protected] 

 

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American Institute of Chemical Engineers, South Texas Local Section

Chair: David A. Rosenthal [email protected] Chair Elect: Carlos Andres Salamanca [email protected] Secretary: Bala Chaitanya Varma Gottimukkala [email protected]More Details
Work One Westchase Center 10777 Westheimer Suite 1075 Houston TX 77042 Website: American Institute of Chemical Engineers Website

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Chair: David A. Rosenthal
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Chair Elect: Carlos Andres Salamanca
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Secretary: Bala Chaitanya Varma Gottimukkala
[email protected]

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Student Conservation Association

Ted Miller, Houston Program Coordinator (412) 325-1851 Ext. 3024 [email protected]More Details
Home 3015 Richmond, Suite 290 Houston TX 77098 Home 3015 Richmond, Suite 290 Houston TX 77098 Home SCA National Office 4245 N. Fairfax Drive, Suite 825 Arlington VA 22203 Home SCA National Office 4245 N. Fairfax Drive, Suite 825 Arlington VA 22203 Work Phone: (713) 520-1835 Work Phone: (703) 524-244 SCA National Office Website: Student Conservation Association Website

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Ted Miller, Houston Program Coordinator
(412) 325-1851 Ext. 3024
[email protected]

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Endangered Species Media Project

Michael Hunt, Vice President Stephanie Day, Secretary Richard Salzhandler, Treasurer Founders: Jan Campbell, CPA Michelle Herrera David Carter Chris Sheridan (Dec’d.) Frank Salzhandler (Dec’d.)More Details
Home 1813 Missouri Street Houston TX 77006 Work Phone: (713) 520-1985 Website: Endangered Species Media Project Website

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Michael Hunt, Vice President

Stephanie Day, Secretary

Richard Salzhandler, Treasurer

Founders:
Jan Campbell, CPA
Michelle Herrera
David Carter
Chris Sheridan (Dec’d.)
Frank Salzhandler (Dec’d.)

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Help Endangered Animals – Ridley Turtles

Carole Allen, Chair (409)-795-8426 [email protected] Al Barr, Committee Member (281) 443-6629 [email protected]More Details
Home P.O. Box 681231 Houston TX 77268-1231 Work Phone: (281) 444-6204 Website: Help Endangered Animals – Ridley Turtles Website

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Carole Allen, Chair

(409)-795-8426

[email protected]

Al Barr, Committee Member

(281) 443-6629

[email protected]

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National Parks Conservation Association

Victoria Herrin, Campaign Director, Texas Gulf Coast [email protected] Suzanna Dixon, Regional Director [email protected] More Details
Home 9654 C Katy Freeway, #252 Houston TX 77055 Work Phone: 713-702-0767 Website: National Parks Conservation Association Website

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Victoria Herrin, Campaign Director, Texas Gulf Coast
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Suzanna Dixon, Regional Director
[email protected]

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Cypress Creek Flood Control Coalition

Richard D. Smith, President (281) 469-5161 Peter R. Smullen, Vice-President.More Details
Home 12526 Texas Army Trail Cypress TX 77429 Work Phone: (281) 469-5161 Website: Cypress Creek Flood Control Coalition

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Richard D. Smith, President
(281) 469-5161

Peter R. Smullen, Vice-President.

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Texans Together

Charhonda Cox, Executive Director [email protected] Shekira Dennis, Program Director [email protected] Eva Calvillo, Volunteer and Intern Coordinator [email protected]More Details
Home P.O. Box 1296 Houston TX 77251 Work Phone: (713) 782-8833 Website: Texans Together Website

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Charhonda Cox, Executive Director
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Shekira Dennis, Program Director
[email protected]

Eva Calvillo, Volunteer and Intern Coordinator
[email protected]

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Executive Service Corps of Houston

Sally Tyler, Executive DirectorMore Details
Work 7575 San Felipe St. #235 Houston TX 77063 Work Phone: (713) 780-2208 Website: Executive Service Corps of Houston Website

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Sally Tyler, Executive Director

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Urban Harvest

Sandra Wicoff, Executive Director Ext. 1013 [email protected] Libby Kennedy, Director of Development Ext. 1021 [email protected] Purpose: Urban Harvest encourages community, good nutrition and sustainability through the teaching and support of organic gardening. Programs: Every year, Urban Harvest conducts more than 100 classes on a variety of subjects ranging from canning vegetables to living sustainably through permaculture priniciples…More Details
Work 2311 Canal, Suite 200 Houston TX 77003 Work Phone: (713) 880-5540 Website: Urban Harvest Website

Sandra Wicoff, Executive Director
Ext. 1013
[email protected]

Libby Kennedy, Director of Development
Ext. 1021
[email protected]

Purpose: Urban Harvest encourages community, good nutrition and sustainability through the teaching and support of organic gardening.

Programs: Every year, Urban Harvest conducts more than 100 classes on a variety of subjects ranging from canning vegetables to living sustainably through permaculture priniciples. We offer adviceeducation, and services to provide parents, teachers, and administrators with information to build and maintain a successful and sustainable school garden program. The Urban Harvest Farmers Markets bring the bounty of the garden to Houstonians several times a week year round, rain or shine. Urban Harvest supports more than 130 community gardens planted with a variety of goals. Urban Harvest provides gardening advice through classes, programs, books, and extensive resources online.

Major Events: Fruit Tree Sale.

Volunteer Opportunities: Volunteers are essential for Urban Harvest to fulfill its mission. Whether as a Farmers Market assistant or volunteering at a school garden build, we need your help!

Publications: Quarterly newsletter Growing Season; Book: Year Round Vegetables, Fruits and Flowers for Metro Houston by Bob Randall, Ph.D.

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U.S. Green Building Council – Texas Gulf Coast Region

David MacLean, Chair [email protected] Maria Perez, Vice President [email protected] Purpose: The chapter will accelerate the implementation of the best sustainable building practices for our region through collaboration, education and advocacy. Founded in 2003, the USGBC-Texas Gulf Coast Chapter is uniquely positioned to leverage green building industry knowledge with community needs related to the built environment.…More Details
Work 10401 Westoffice Drive Houston TX 77042 Work Phone: (281) 506-3867 Website: U.S. Green Building Council – Texas Gulf Coast Region Website

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David MacLean, Chair
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Maria Perez, Vice President
[email protected]

Purpose: The chapter will accelerate the implementation of the best sustainable building practices for our region through collaboration, education and advocacy. Founded in 2003, the USGBC-Texas Gulf Coast Chapter is uniquely positioned to leverage green building industry knowledge with community needs related to the built environment. The chapter connects the built environment to community life indicators and offers the LEED Rating System as a measurement tool to vet whether or not a building is operating at high performance.

Programs: USGBC offers educational programs to the building industry and public at large, in order to grow both local expertise and the green building market. The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System™ encourages and accelerates global adoption of sustainable green building and development practices through the creation and implementation of universally understood and accepted tools and performance criteria.

Major Events: Texas Energy Summit

Volunteer Opportunities: Representing almost 1000 individuals, more than 2000 LEED APs, and more than 200 companies, the Texas Gulf Coast Region is based in Houston with a branch in Montgomery County (Piney Woods). The region has many volunteer opportunities – visit the website for details.