News Categories: Parks & Trails

Precinct 4 Events to Keep You Cool This Summer

If summers in Houston make you want to draw the blinds and turn up the air, you’re not alone. The summer heat may be miserable, but Precinct 4 staff have a plan to keep you cool. Whether you’re an early bird or a night owl, we offer a variety of activities to keep you entertained […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Howard Rose

For Howard Rose, there’s nothing better than being outside. When most Harris County residents are blasting air conditioners during the hottest part of the summer, Rose is outdoors working with children as a Summer Nature Camp counselor. “Being outside is just so much fun!” said Rose. “I love the outdoors and want the kids to […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Howard Rose

For Howard Rose, there’s nothing better than being outside. When most Harris County residents are blasting air conditioners during the hottest part of the summer, Rose is outdoors working with children as a Summer Nature Camp counselor. “Being outside is just so much fun!” said Rose. “I love the outdoors and want the kids to […]

Long-time Volunteer Donates Artwork to Support Jones Park

Congratulations to Nancy Zey, raffle winner of “A Flood Plain Forest,” an original watercolor by Jim Ramay. Ramay, an artist and longtime volunteer at Jones Park, paints scenes of Jones Park and donates them to raise funds for Jesse Jones Park Volunteers, an organization supporting park operations and programs through volunteer work, fundraising, and education. […]

Bugs Buzz!

By Steve Hostetler, JJPV President Calling all nature lovers! We need your help. Check out a special message from JJPV President Steve Hostetler about new volunteer opportunities below, including a position as a volunteer beekeeper. Hello to all! It’s that time of year! The Jesse Jones Park Volunteers Board of Directors is looking for new […]