Posted on · Ahead of the National Amphibian Keepers Convention this weekend at NRG Center, Houston Matters learns about the challenges and rewards of raising tiny, vibrant dart frogs from South America.
Posted on · On Tuesday's show: Why Texas added 5,100 upstream oil and gas jobs last month, Harris County Commissioner Rodney Ellis answers your questions, and a conversation with poet Nikki Giovanni.
Posted on · The Houston Matters panel of non-experts weighs in on stories from the week’s news and decides if they’re good, bad, or ugly.
Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: The push and pull over governmental authority in a crisis, extraordinary measures as restaurants reopen, how social distancing has affected wildlife, The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news, and retiring State Sen. Kirk Watson on training future leaders.
Posted on · The yellow-crowned night heron won a recent public vote, but some make a case for Houston's pesky, ever-present swarm.
Posted on · The 2018 Report Card prepared by the Galveston Bay Foundation and the Houston Advanced Research Center also notes the grade in the water quality category is an A
Posted on · The Trump administration has proposed changes to the Endangered Species Act. Houston Matters discusses what that could mean for creatures in need of protection in the Lone Star State as well as the oil and gas industry here.
Posted on · The park is a beloved spot for bird watchers
Posted on · Jaime González with the Katy Prairie Conservancy joins Houston Matters to answer your questions about local wildlife.
Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: Student walkouts are planned across the country to protest gun violence. Even though most of the region is on Spring Break, there are still activities planned in Greater Houston. Then, we discuss the latest political stories with an eye for how they might affect Houston and Texas. Plus, an expert talks about antibiotic-resistant epidemics. And an expert on Houston wildlife answers your questions.
Posted on · The Virtually Wild Texas program started out as a way to bring nature to kids in hospitals. But now, educators across the state are using it to supplement real outdoor adventures.
Posted on · The researcher says habitat isolation can lead to increased inbreeding and mutated genes.
Posted on · There are some trees and plants that were once native to Greater Houston that you just don’t see as much anymore.
Posted on · According to a new study, some areas are showing big improvement while others are having serious problems.
Posted on · In this major metropolitan area of ours, there are a lot of lights on at all hours. Not just in our homes but on our streets, glowing from traffic lights, businesses, car headlights, and more. Recently, News 88.7âs Florian Martin was contacted by a HoustonianÂ concerned LED bulbs being deployed for the cityâs street lights […]