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Family Fish Camp at Jones Park and Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve Bookmark

Spend a day with the family on the shores of Spring Creek at Jesse H. Jones Park & Nature Center or Marshall Lake at Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve. Precinct 4 hosts two Family Fish Camps Saturday, September 22 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Kickerillo-Misher Preserve and Saturday, November 17 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Jones Park. Parents and kids of all ages spend the day learning basic fishing techniques from experienced anglers and trained volunteers. “The day is free, and all equipment and bait are provided,”

The Modern Pioneer at Jones Park Bookmark

The Modern Pioneer at Jones Park
As the seamstress for Jones Park’s Redbud Hill Homestead, I’m often asked by new homestead volunteers for advice on creating historically accurate clothing. For men, the task is simple. Their fashion has stayed the same for 200 years, with only slight variations in the cut of the coat and the shape of the hat. But for women, standards are stricter: skirts should not drag in the mud; aprons must be tied above the natural waist; sleeves should cover shifts (but may be rolled up for comfort), and necks and

Jones Park Nature Center Renovations Begin Bookmark

Jones Park Nature Center Renovations Begin
August 2017 was a month many Texans will never forget. Hurricane Harvey brought approximately 38 inches of rainfall over a five-day period to the Humble and Kingwood area and up to 50 inches of rain over the entire region. The San Jacinto River at Highway 59 crested at more than 69 feet, the highest in recent history. Flood waters overwhelmed the park up to the front entrance gate, measuring 6 feet 4 inches in the Nature Center – two feet higher than the 1994 flood event when the Nature Center flooded