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Preserving Green Space Is a Challenge in Ever-Growing Houston

A study by the Trust for Public Land rates Houston first among the nation’s 10 most populous cities in total acreage of parkland, and third only behind San Diego and Dallas in park acreage per capita. We explore what makes Houston’s roughly 38,000 thousand acres of green space unique, the programs they offer and the […]

A study by the Trust for Public Land rates Houston first among the nation's 10 most populous cities in total acreage of parkland, and third only behind San Diego and Dallas in park acreage per capita.

We explore what makes Houston's roughly 38,000 thousand acres of green space unique, the programs they offer and the challenges of creating and preserving green space in a city that continues to grow.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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