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Texas Bound, iNaturalist, and Wildlife Rehab at Jones Park Bookmark

With leadership from Commissioner R. Jack Cagle, Jesse H. Jones Park & Nature Center is a Harris County Precinct 4 facility located at 20634 Kenswick Drive in Humble. All programs are free of charge and open to the public. Harris County Precinct 4 programs serve people of all ages regardless of socioeconomic level, race, sex, religion, national origin, or physical ability. Jesse Jones Park Volunteers (JJPV) welcomes applications from interested participants. For more information about the park or any of the activities and programs offered, please call 281-446-8588 or visit www.hcp4.net/community/parks/jones.

Flood Control Tunnels in Harris County? Bookmark

Flood Control Tunnels in Harris County?
Harris County Flood Control District (HCFCD) has long relied on its abundance of bayous, basins, and reservoirs to control flooding across the county. In the wake of multiple, countywide flood events within the last three years, new flood control options may be on the table. Most recently, Harris County Commissioners Court members gave approval for Harris County Flood Control District (HCFCD) to begin exploring the feasibility of constructing underground stormwater conveyance tunnels.

Warm, Wet Weather Brings Out Mosquitoes Bookmark

Warm, Wet Weather Brings Out Mosquitoes
It’s a scenario most Texans can relate to. After a long, rainy winter, you step outside to balmy weather, chirping birds, and spring flowers. As images of picnics, pool parties, and woodland hikes run through your mind, you suddenly hear it: a buzzing near your ear. Before you have a chance to slap it away, a dozen mosquitoes take turns dive bombing your exposed skin. Don’t let mosquitoes ruin your summer. Besides being an annoyance, mosquitoes can spread diseases, such as West Nile, St. Louis encephalitis, malaria, dengue fever, Chikungunya, and Zika. Being proactive now may save you and your loved ones from health complications in the future.