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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.

Kuykendahl Bridge Opens to the Public Bookmark

Kuykendahl Bridge Opens to the Public
Kuykendahl Road at Spring Creek now features a double bridge in each direction that will help alleviate traffic for motorists traveling between Harris and Montgomery counties. Construction on the southbound bridge along Kuykendahl from Pine Plains Drive to Flintridge Drive began last year and all lanes opened July 6. The new bridge doubles traffic capacity along the corridor, which previously featured one two-lane bridge. Harris and Montgomery counties worked together to fund the $7.05 million bridge expansion. The Woodlands Road Utility District No. 1 funded the design phase services and

Mangum-Howell Center Hosts FUN4Kids Summer Program Bookmark

Mangum-Howell Center Hosts FUN4Kids Summer Program
Children of all ages are welcome to attend the fun-filled activities planned at Mangum-Howell Center every Thursday from June 8 through July 27. Registration is required for all programs. A $2 per person suggested donation helps defray the cost of special entertainment, prizes and refreshments provided at each program. Activities begin promptly; please arrive 20 minutes prior to each program’s start time. A parent or adult must accompany children under the age of 18. Please call 281-591-7830 or visit the