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Milkweed Along the Greenway Bookmark

Milkweed Along the Greenway
Learn how the Spring Creek Education Society and Precinct 4 are teaming up to stabilize the banks of Spring Creek and create a habitat for pollinators along the way. Founded by former Jones Park staff member Terri MacArthur, the Spring Creek Education Society promotes the educational and recreational programs of the Spring Creek Greenway. One of their largest projects so far was to create the Butterfly and Hummingbird Garden at Precinct 4’s Dennis Johnston Park to help save the dwindling monarch butterfly population.

Moana Featured at Summer Movie Nights in the Park Bookmark

Moana Featured at Summer Movie Nights in the Park
Precinct 4 invites the community to enjoy a free showing of Moana along with a snack and an activity starting at dusk Thursday, July 20 at Burroughs Park and Friday, July 21 at Collins Park. In this musical adventure set in ancient Polynesia, a chief’s daughter must travel to a mystical island and return an island goddess’s stolen heart to save her people. Along the way, Moana meets the demigod Maui who she teams up with to fight an angry lava demon and other magical beings. Adults and children alike will enjoy this film’s positive message and memorable music.

Mercer Botanist Wins Star Award Bookmark

Mercer Botanist Wins Star Award
Mercer Botanic Gardens botanist Anita Tiller received the Center for Plant Conservation (CPC) Star Award for her work in the Endangered Species and Native Plant Garden at Mercer. The CPC, an organization dedicated to preserving native plants in the United States, is maintained by 40 participating botanic institutions. Mercer currently shelters more than 24 rare plants including the Neches River rose-mallow and Houston camphor daisy. Several of these plants are on display in the Endangered Species and Native Plant Garden. Mercer is located at 22306 Aldine Westfield Road in Humble.