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Discovery Green Celebrates 8 Years As Houston Greenspace

Posted on · Discovery Green is celebrating its 8th anniversary this month. The 12-acre park in downtown Houston began as a parking lot. Jackie Martin is a founding member of the Discovery Green Conservancy, and Barry Mandel is President and Park Director for Discovery Green. They tell Houston Matters producer Maggie Martin how Discovery Green came to be. (Image: […]

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Earth Day Houston: Small Changes Make a Big Impact

Posted on · Earth Day Houston takes place Saturday, April 12, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m at Discovery Green.  The free event is a celebration of the environment and environmental education. The event focuses on the merits of mindful, sustainable living while educating and encouraging Houstonians to preserve, conserve and enhance our city and the Earth.