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Wildlife Center of Texas

Sharon Schmalz, Executive Director [email protected]g Purpose: WTC was formed to care for injured, ill and orphaned wildlife through rehabilitation, public education and release in the Greater Houston / Upper Gulf Coast region. Each year the WCT cares for over 10,000 thousand injured or orphaned wild animals including over 300 different species.…More Details
Home 7007 Katy Road Houston TX 77024 Work Phone: (713) 861-WILD (9453) Website: Wildlife Center of Texas Website

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Sharon Schmalz, Executive Director
[email protected]

Purpose: WTC was formed to care for injured, ill and orphaned wildlife through rehabilitation, public education and release in the Greater Houston / Upper Gulf Coast region. Each year the WCT cares for over 10,000 thousand injured or orphaned wild animals including over 300 different species. The WCT is Houston’s first trauma hospital that accepts all native injured, ill and orphaned wildlife. The Center is funded by the generous donations of the general public and corporations and receives no government funding.

Meetings: Monthly volunteer orientation meetings (excl. Dec. & Jan.) on the 2nd Saturday of the month from 10 a.m.- 12 noon. For information and to RSVP contact Margaret at [email protected].

9-6 M-F; 9–4 S & S Mar-Aug; 9-4 daily Sept-Feb

Programs: Wildlife rehabilitation, environmental education, oiled wildlife training and response for the Gulf coast states and wildlife disaster response.

Major events: Annual Fundraiser Golf Tournament in the spring. Annual Open House in the fall.

Publications: On-line newsletter.

Speakers Bureau: Trained speakers are available on the following topics: peaceful coexistence; responsible environmental stewardship; how to tell if an animal requires intervention; reuniting moms and babies; dealing with “nuisance” animals, and oiled wildlife response training workshops.

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Woodlands G.R.E.E.N.

Cinda Hitchcock, President (281) 363-2723 Steve Gorman, Vice President [email protected] Debra Wymore, Treasurer/Secretary (713) 628-3846 Purpose: The The Woodlands G.R.E.E.N. is a tax-deductible 501 (c)(3) educational organization that promotes natural resource conservation, recycling, solid waste reduction, safe and sensible care of our air and water resources, and other responsible actions that protect the environment and its inhabitants.More Details
Home P.O. Box 9934 The Woodlands TX 77387 Work Phone: (281) 210-3900 Website: Woodlands G.R.E.E.N. Website

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Cinda Hitchcock, President
(281) 363-2723

Steve Gorman, Vice President
[email protected]

Debra Wymore, Treasurer/Secretary
(713) 628-3846

Purpose: The The Woodlands G.R.E.E.N. is a tax-deductible 501 (c)(3) educational organization that promotes natural resource conservation, recycling, solid waste reduction, safe and sensible care of our air and water resources, and other responsible actions that protect the environment and its inhabitants.

Meetings: Board & Members Meeting, 5:30-7 p.m., second Tuesday of each month, location specified on website.

Programs: Lecture series on sustainability; A Walk in the Woods; Woodlands Landscaping Solutions; 3R Bazaar; Buy Recycled Boutique; Adopt-a-Path; GREEN Student Ambassadors.

Major Events: Annual Earth Day GREENUP; Texas Recycles Day; Feeding the Dragon Village Challenge; Waterfest.

Volunteer Opportunities: Volunteers are needed for events, recycling, and conservation activities. See website for details.

Publications: The Dragon Circle, published three times per year.

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Willow Waterhole Greenspace Conservancy

Ralph Rieger, CPA, CGMA, President [email protected] Purpose: Founded in 2001, the Willow Waterhole Greenspace Conservancy (WWGC) partners with the Harris County Flood Control District and the City of Houston Parks and Recreation Department to enhance the 280 acre Willow Waterhole Park as a native plant and wildlife area and a passive recreational greenspace.…More Details
Work 11415 Chimney Rock #201 Houston TX 77035 Other 5300 Dryad Houston TX 77035 Work Phone: (713) 729-1122 Website: Willow Waterhole Greenspace Conservancy Website

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Ralph Rieger, CPA, CGMA, President
[email protected]

Purpose: Founded in 2001, the Willow Waterhole Greenspace Conservancy (WWGC) partners with the Harris County Flood Control District and the City of Houston Parks and Recreation Department to enhance the 280 acre Willow Waterhole Park as a native plant and wildlife area and a passive recreational greenspace.

Programs: Music in Park performances, Movies in Park screenings, conservation volunteer work days on the second Saturday of each month, monthly bird surveys on the third Saturday of each month by Houston Audubon Society, and free environmental education series for kids and families.

Meetings: Monthly

Major Events: April Music Fest; Cross Country Meets & Fun Runs; Invasive Fish Round-up and Carp-a-thon in the fall.

Volunteer Opportunities: Historian, photographer, trail maintenance, cleanup days, event and festival volunteers, fundraising, guided hikes, children’s programs, Scout projects.

Speakers: Available for community and school groups.

Publications: Website, Facebook, and Newsletter

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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
[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. 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