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White Oak Bayou Association

Tom Gall, President [email protected] Christina Hughes, Vice President Bob Lee, Vice President Tom Dornbusch , Vice President [email protected] Teresa Matlock, Treasurer [email protected] Doug Shannon, Secretary Purpose: To promote greater public awareness, appreciation, and enjoyment of White Oak Bayou, its tributaries and environs by advocating the preservation, restoration, and maintenance of the natural wildlife habitats thereof, while promoting compatible educational and recreational opportunities within the area.…More Details
Work P.O. Box 9220510 Houston TX 77292-0510 Website: White Oak Bayou Association Website

Tom Gall, President
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Christina Hughes, Vice President

Bob Lee, Vice President

Tom Dornbusch , Vice President
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Teresa Matlock, Treasurer
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Doug Shannon, Secretary

Purpose: To promote greater public awareness, appreciation, and enjoyment of White Oak Bayou, its tributaries and environs by advocating the preservation, restoration, and maintenance of the natural wildlife habitats thereof, while promoting compatible educational and recreational opportunities within the area. White Oak Bayou Association was founded in May 1986.

Meetings: Monthly: 2nd Tuesday, 7:00 p.m. except November;  Annual: November (Location, date, and time to be announced); Please confirm meeting location, date, and time by calling (713) 864-3008.

Programs: Field trips, tree planting, bike ways, storm water quality and environmental advocacy, participation in Harris County Flood Control District stakeholder committees, coordination with City of Houston Floodplain Management office, and education. Coordination with Bayou Preservation Association – http://www.bayoupreservation.org.

Publications: Website

 

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Mercer Arboretum and Botanic Gardens

Darrin Duling, Director The Mercer Society, a 501(c)(3) organization supporting Mercer. [email protected] www.themercersociety.org Suzanne Chapman, Public Relations [email protected]More Details
Home 22306 Aldine Westfield Road Humble TX 77338 Work Phone: (281) 443-8731 Website: Mercer Arboretum and Botanic Gardens Website

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Darrin Duling, Director
The Mercer Society, a 501(c)(3) organization supporting Mercer.
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http://www.themercersociety.org

Suzanne Chapman, Public Relations
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Buffalo Bayou Partnership

Anne Olson, President [email protected] Trudi Smith, Director of Public Relations and Events [email protected]More Details
Home 1019 Commerce Street Houston TX 77002 Work Phone: (713) 752-0314 Website: Buffalo Bayou Partnership Website

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Anne Olson, President
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Trudi Smith, Director of Public Relations and Events
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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
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Libby Kennedy, Director of Development
Ext. 1021
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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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Bayou Land Conservancy

Jill Boullion, Executive Director [email protected] Becky Martinez, Conservation Director [email protected] Cherie Wilson, Office Administrator [email protected]More Details
Home 10330 Lake Road, Bldg. J Houston TX 77070 Work Phone: (281) 576-1634 Website: Bayou Land Conservancy

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Jill Boullion, Executive Director
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Becky Martinez, Conservation Director
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Cherie Wilson, Office Administrator
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Galveston Baykeeper

Bruce Bodson, Executive DirectorMore Details
Home P. O. Box 71 Seabrook TX 77586 Work Phone: (281) 639-3503 Website: Galveston Baykeeper Website

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Bruce Bodson, Executive Director

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Keep Kingwood Green

Hal Opperman, President of the Board [email protected] Brigitte Collee, VP/Development Director [email protected] Susan Pollard, Secretery/Community Association Liaison [email protected] John Cotter, Treasurer [email protected] Candy Bowman, Education Director [email protected] Katrin McManis, Board Member, Special Projects, [email protected] Uma Rajendram, Board Member, Special Projects, [email protected]More Details
Home P.O. Box 5125 Kingwood TX 77325 Work Phone: (713) 206-0558 (please leave a message) Work Phone: (713) 206-0558 (please leave a message) Website: Keep Kingwood Green Website

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Hal Opperman, President of the Board
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Brigitte Collee, VP/Development Director
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Susan Pollard, Secretery/Community Association Liaison
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John Cotter, Treasurer
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Candy Bowman, Education Director
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Katrin McManis, Board Member, Special Projects,
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Uma Rajendram, Board Member, Special Projects,
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Texas Master Naturalists – Heartwood Chapter

Krien VerBerkmoes III, President (832) 563-7640 [email protected] Teri MacArthur, Vice President (281) 381-3281 [email protected] Andre Houser, Treasurer (972) 978-1769 [email protected]  More Details
Home P.O. Box 9611 The Woodlands TX 77387-9611 Work Phone: (936) 273-2261 (Messages only) Website: Texas Master Naturalists – Heartwood Chap Website

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Krien VerBerkmoes III, President
(832) 563-7640
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Teri MacArthur, Vice President
(281) 381-3281
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Andre Houser, Treasurer
(972) 978-1769
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Big Thicket Association

Bruce Walker, Executive Director [email protected] Mona Halvorsen, Director Thicket of Diversity [email protected] Kathy Smartt, BTA President  [email protected]More Details
Home P.O. Box 198 16890 FM 770 Saratoga TX 77585 Website: Big Thicket Association Website

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Bruce Walker, Executive Director
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Mona Halvorsen, Director Thicket of Diversity
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Kathy Smartt, BTA President
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TWRC Wildlife Center

Roslyn Even, Executive Director [email protected] Liz Compton, Rehab Coordinator [email protected]  Volunteer Opportunities: Volunteers 15 or older are needed to assist with the daily operations of the Center. Duties include: answering the hotline, caring for the education animals, helping with admissions (for 18 and older), office chores, data entry, and general Center maintenance.…More Details
Home 10801 Hammerly Blvd, Suite 200 Houston TX 77043 Work Phone: (713) 468-TWRC (8972) Website: TWRC Wildlife Center Website

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Roslyn Even, Executive Director
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Liz Compton, Rehab Coordinator
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Volunteer Opportunities: Volunteers 15 or older are needed to assist with the daily operations of the Center. Duties include: answering the hotline, caring for the education animals, helping with admissions (for 18 and older), office chores, data entry, and general Center maintenance. Baby Bird Program operates from May through August. Squirrel Program operates February through April and August through October. See website for age requirements and details. The Opossum and Pals Program operates from March through October of every year. Animal Caregivers must be over 18 helpers must be at least 14 years of age.

Education Center: Our summer Wildlife Camps and Saturday Workshops for children (7-15 years) focus on wildlife through games, activities, service projects, interactive learning experiences, and hands-on with animals. Programs include Fur, Feathers & Scales, Team Green, The Babble on Birds, and The Rattle on Reptiles. A Day in Harmony with Wildlife, festivals, school visits, scout programs and other community outreach programs spread wildlife awareness.

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Texas Southern University, Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs

Robert Bullard, PhD [email protected] (713) 313-6849 Glenn S. Johnson, PhD [email protected] (713) 313-4845 Denae King, PhD [email protected] (713) 313-4804More Details
Home 3100 Cleburne Street Houston TX 77004 Work Phone: (713) 313-7011 Website: Texas Southern University, Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs Website

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Robert Bullard, PhD
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(713) 313-6849

Glenn S. Johnson, PhD
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(713) 313-4845

Denae King, PhD
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(713) 313-4804

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Houston Urban Gardeners

Laurel Smith (713) 528-1104 [email protected]More Details
Home 2339 South Blvd. Houston TX 77098 Work Phone: (832) 844-5064 Website: Houston Urban Gardeners Website

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Laurel Smith
(713) 528-1104
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Christmas Bay Foundation

[email protected] Jim Olive, Executive Director/Founder [email protected]  More Details
Work Phone: (713)520-0898 Website: Christmas Bay Foundation Website

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Jim Olive, Executive Director/Founder
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Brays Bayou Association

Bob Schwartz, President (713) 723-7230 [email protected] Charles Goforth, Vice President [email protected] 713-667-6234 Bob Marshall, Vice President Emeritus [email protected] Don Hickle, Secretary [email protected] Charles Goforth, Acting TreasurerMore Details
Home 4999 W. Bellfort Houston TX 77096 Work Phone: (713) 723-7230

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Bob Schwartz, President
(713) 723-7230
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Charles Goforth, Vice President
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713-667-6234

Bob Marshall, Vice President Emeritus
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Don Hickle, Secretary
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Charles Goforth, Acting Treasurer

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Living Planet Foundation

Kusum Vyas, Founder/President [email protected]More Details
Home 9307 Angelas Meadows Houston TX 77095 Work Phone: (281) 345-0931 Work Phone: (713) 876-5400 Website: Living Planet Foundation Website

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Kusum Vyas, Founder/President
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Last Organic Outpost

Joe Icet, FounderMore Details
Home P.O. Box 962 Houston TX 77001 Home P.O. Box 962 Houston TX 77001 Home Phone: (832) 422-8407 Website: Last Organic Outpost Website

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Joe Icet, Founder

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Houston-Galveston Area Council

Jeff Taebel, Director of Community and Environmental Planning (713) 993-4560 [email protected] Will Merrell, Environmental Planner and TST Regional Coordinator [email protected] (713) 993-4594 Kathy Janhsen, Public Outreach and Education Planner Kathy.janhsen @h-gac.com (713) 993-2423More Details
Home 3555 Timmons Lane, Suite 120 Houston TX 77027 Home Phone: (713) 627-3200 Website: Houston-Galveston Area Council Website

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Jeff Taebel, Director of Community and Environmental Planning
(713) 993-4560
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Will Merrell, Environmental Planner and TST Regional Coordinator
[email protected]
(713) 993-4594

Kathy Janhsen, Public Outreach and Education Planner
Kathy.janhsen @h-gac.com
(713) 993-2423

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Houston Parks Board

Mike Nichols, Interim Executive Director Deborah Rule, Development Coordinator [email protected]More Details
Home 300 North Post Oak Lane Houston TX 77024 Work Phone: (713) 942-8500 Work Phone: (713) 942-8500 Website: Houston Parks Board Website

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Mike Nichols, Interim Executive Director
Deborah Rule, Development Coordinator

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BikeHouston, Inc.

John Long, Executive Director [email protected] (832)930-6919More Details
Home 3610 Fannin Houston TX 77004 Work Phone: (832) 222-BIKE (2453) Website: BikeHouston, Inc. Website

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John Long, Executive Director
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(832)930-6919

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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.