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Margaret Jenkins Park Tree Planting Event

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Houston Parks and Recreation Department


Come join HPARD and the Student Conservation Association in restoring riparian habitat along our city's bayous! We will be planting 1400 native trees in our habitat restoration area at Margaret Jenkins Park along Sims Bayou. Be sure to bring a refillable water bottle, along with shoes, gloves, and clothes that can get muddy. Pre-registration is required. Register by emailing to let us know you are planning to help. We would love to see you there!

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About Houston Parks and Recreation Department


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."


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.



Sat Nov 20, 2021
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM


10700 Rosehaven DriveHouston, TX 77051



  • Habitat Restoration
  • Horticulture
  • Outdoor Recreation




  • 3 hours

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