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Keep Houston Beautiful

Purpose: To achieve sustainable community improvement by providing programs that educate the public, combat blight, prevent litter, minimize waste and beautify Houston’s public spaces. Programs: Adopt-A-Block and Adopt-A-Ditch Program; weekend cleanups and tool lending library; community beautification and edible community garden projects; civic leader and teacher training workshops. Teacher worksheets are available on the website for classroom use.…More Details
Home 3000 Richmond, Suite 350 Houston TX 77098 Work Phone: (713) 839-8855 Work Fax: (713) 839-8880 Website: Keep Houston Beautiful Website

Purpose: To achieve sustainable community improvement by providing programs that educate the public, combat blight, prevent litter, minimize waste and beautify Houston’s public spaces.

Programs: Adopt-A-Block and Adopt-A-Ditch Program; weekend cleanups and tool lending library; community beautification and edible community garden projects; civic leader and teacher training workshops. Teacher worksheets are available on the website for classroom use. Speakers are available, contact Amy Reed.

Major Events: Mayor’s Proud Partners

Awards and Luncheon; Great American Cleanup; Keep Houston Beautiful Day; Annual Bar Association Cleanup; Texas Recycles Day; Home Run for Astros Tree Plantings; America Recycles Day.

Children’s Activities: Keep Schools Beautiful Day; Lucky the Ladybug; Storm water Curriculum; Keep America Beautiful’s Water in Place Curriculum.

Volunteer Opportunities: Clean up and beautification weekend workdays, clerical, artists, special event information booths.

Publications: Clean Neighborhoods Manual; Guide to Earth Quilt Gardens; Recycling Activity Book for Kids; A Guide to Creating Environmental Outdoor Learning Centers; Enewsletter; Adopt-an-Esplanade Guide.

Amy Reed, Executive Director
[email protected]

Mike Aden, Warehouse Technician
[email protected]

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KPFT 90.1 FM

Purpose: To establish a foundation organized and operated exclusively for educational purposes, in which no part of the net earnings inures to the benefit of any member of the Foundation. We promote and aid other creative activities which will serve the cultural welfare of the community, and offer performance facilities to amateur musical performers, choral groups, orchestral groups and music students.…More Details
Work 419 Lovett Blvd. Houston TX 77006 Work Phone: (713) 526-4000 offices Work Phone: (713) 526-5738 on air call-ins Website: KPFT 90.1 FM Website

Purpose: To establish a foundation organized and operated exclusively for educational purposes, in which no part of the net earnings inures to the benefit of any member of the Foundation. We promote and aid other creative activities which will serve the cultural welfare of the community, and offer performance facilities to amateur musical performers, choral groups, orchestral groups and music students.

Programs: KPFT (90.1FM) broadcasts radio programs 24/7/365. As a part of the Pacifica Network, KPFT airs Democracy Now three times daily; this program features the news of the day as well as special reports and interviews with leading environmental and political figures from around the globe. KPFT’s local nightly news at 4PM. Eco-ology, Thresholds, and Progressive Forum put a spotlight on the environment and other topical issues.

Volunteer Opportunities: Almost all programmers at KPFT are volunteers.

Speaker’s Bureau: KPFT’s Outreach Committee, staffed mainly by volunteers, serves in this capacity. Members of management are also available to speak when their schedules permit.

Publications: KPFT produces a folio from time to time. It includes a full listing of the programs provided by KPFT; lots of information is on the website.

Larry Winters, Interim General Manager
[email protected]
(713)526-4000 x310

Robin Lewis, Development Director
[email protected]
(713)526-4000 x315

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Keep Pearland Beautiful

Purpose: The vision of Keep Pearland Beautiful is that Pearland will be the cleanest and most beautiful city in Texas. Major Projects: Plant Thyme Fall Luncheon, Cheers for Volunteers, Environmental Awards Dinner. Yard Wise Demonstration Garden, Adopt A Spot, Community Greening. KPB Education methods include: speaking to groups, bringing environmental programs to schools, training teachers, sponsoring our annual Environmental Fair and informing people about Environmental responsibility.…More Details
Home 5800 Magnolia St. Pearland TX 77584 Work Phone: (281) 489-2795 Work Fax: (281) 994-9735 Website: Keep Pearland Beautiful

Purpose: The vision of Keep Pearland Beautiful is that Pearland will be the cleanest and most beautiful city in Texas.

Major Projects: Plant Thyme Fall Luncheon, Cheers for Volunteers, Environmental Awards Dinner. Yard Wise Demonstration Garden, Adopt A Spot, Community Greening. KPB Education methods include: speaking to groups, bringing environmental programs to schools, training teachers, sponsoring our annual Environmental Fair and informing people about Environmental responsibility.

Speakers Bureau: Speakers will come out and give a presentation to your classroom or school group

Andrew Miller, Executive Director
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Lenora Tollefson, Administrative Assistant
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Henry Donley, Recycling Coordinator
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Katy Prairie Conservancy

Purpose: To preserve a sustainable portion of the Katy Prairie for the benefit of its wildlife and all Texans forever. Nearly 19,200 acres have been protected. Major Events: Guided tours, seed stomp and wildflower planting; educational field trips; annual meeting; Great Texas Coastal Birding Trail Site 9900 - wildlife-viewing platform on Nelson Farms open to public every day; Annual Christmas Bird Count (Jan 1), Annual Butterfly Count (Sept 1), Bio Blitz (October).…More Details
Home Houston Office 5615 Kirby Dr., Suite 867 Houston TX 77005 Home Field Office 31950 Herbert Rd. Waller TX 77484 Work Phone: Houston Office: (713) 523-6135 Home Phone: Field Office: (713) 523-6135 ext 4032 Website: Katy Prairie Conservancy Website

Purpose: To preserve a sustainable portion of the Katy Prairie for the benefit of its wildlife and all Texans forever. Nearly 19,200 acres have been protected.

Major Events: Guided tours, seed stomp and wildflower planting; educational field trips; annual meeting; Great Texas Coastal Birding Trail Site 9900 – wildlife-viewing platform on Nelson Farms open to public every day; Annual Christmas Bird Count (Jan 1), Annual Butterfly Count (Sept 1), Bio Blitz (October). Monthly Unplugged Adventures. Matt Cook Wildlife Viewing Platform at Warren Lake open daily. Winter and summer kids camps. Educational trunks are available for purchase, contact Jaime Gonzalez

Volunteer Opportunities: Leading tours, gardening at Texas Coastal Prairie Native Seed Nursery, invasive species control, fundraising, administrative, outdoor education, community outreach, workdays, preserve maintenance, monitoring wildlife and protected lands.

Speakers Bureau: Speakers available for community, birding, nature, wildlife, school, and outdoor groups.

Mary Anne Piacentini, President and CEO
[email protected]
(713) 523-6135 ext 4003

Elisa Donovan
[email protected]
(713) 523-6135 ext 4004

Wesley Newman, Conservation Stewardship Director
[email protected]
(713) 523-6135 ext 4007

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Keep Kingwood Green

Purpose: To educate and advocate for recycling in the Lake Houston area (and other issues as appropriate). Non-profit 501c3, all volunteer organization. Major Projects: Participation in Kleenwood, Nature Fest, YMCA events, Kingwood Farmers Market, and other recycling events in the area. We work with the City of Houston, Humble ISD and other governmental units to facilitate and educate about recycling.…More Details
Home P.O. Box 5125 Kingwood TX 77325 Work Phone: (713) 206-0558 (please leave a message) Website: Keep Kingwood Green Website

Purpose: To educate and advocate for recycling in the Lake Houston area (and other issues as appropriate). Non-profit 501c3, all volunteer organization.

Major Projects: Participation in Kleenwood, Nature Fest, YMCA events, Kingwood Farmers Market, and other recycling events in the area. We work with the City of Houston, Humble ISD and other governmental units to facilitate and educate about recycling. We hold public meetings, publish Green Columns and recycling brochures, host a “Where Can I Recycle” website and “hotline” and help local businesses “go green.”

Speakers Bureau: Speakers available for community groups and schools, mostly on recycling topics. Contact: Candy Bowman.

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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