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What’s Happening with Houston’s Parks?

Houston Parks Board is a 40-year-old nonprofit whose mission is to create, improve, protect and advocate for parkland in the Greater Houston region. The organization is currently leading the $220 million Bayou Greenways 2020 project. It’ll create a 150-mile network of connected parks and trails along Houston’s major waterways. We talk with Beth White, the […]

bayou greenways, anthony rathburnHouston Parks Board is a 40-year-old nonprofit whose mission is to create, improve, protect and advocate for parkland in the Greater Houston region.

The organization is currently leading the $220 million Bayou Greenways 2020 project. It'll create a 150-mile network of connected parks and trails along Houston's major waterways.

We talk with Beth White, the president and CEO of Houston Parks Board, about the non-profit and some of the greenspace projects it's overseeing.

(Photo: Brays Bayou Greenway, Anthony Rathburn)

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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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