Blackhawk Park Prairie Planting Event

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Houston Parks and Recreation Department

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Come join the Houston Parks & Recreation Department's Natural Resources Management Program (NRMP) in restoring urban prairie habitat! We will be planting native grasses and forbs in the prairie restoration site at Blackhawk Park. We will provide gloves and shovels. Be sure to bring a refillable water bottle, along with shoes and clothes that can get muddy. Please email Naturalresources@houstontx.gov to let us know you are planning to help. We would love to see you there!

The event will take place at 9401 Fuqua St., Houston, TX 77075

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About Houston Parks and Recreation Department

Location:

2999 S. Wayside Dr., Houston, TX 77023, US

Mission Statement

"To enhance the quality of urban life by providing safe
well-maintained parks & offering affordable
programming for our community."

Description

The Houston Parks & Recreation Department (H.P.A.R.D.) was created by City Ordinance on March 15, 1916. The Department of Public Parks, as it was called at that time, consisted of two parks - Sam Houston Park & Hermann Park. Taken together, they totaled about 465 acres of land.

Today, the Houston Parks & Recreation Department (H.P.A.R.D.) stewards & manages over 38,752 acres of parkland & greenspace for the City of Houston; develops & implements recreational programming for citizens of all abilities; maintains greenspace for the Houston Public Library & the Houston Health Department & manages all H.P.A.R.D. facilities.

WHEN

Fri Dec 20, 2019
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM  

WHERE

9401 Fuqua StHouston, TX 77075

(29.61411,-95.2493)
 

SKILLS

  • Habitat Restoration
  • Gardening
  • Horticulture

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • 3 hours
  • Participants should bring a refillable water bottle and shoes and clothes that can get muddy.

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