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Harris County Precinct 4
Harris County Precinct 4
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Creating a Place of Community Bookmark

When it comes to serving the community, Mercer Botanic Gardens has help from a group skilled in achieving missions: military veterans. The Mission Continues is a nonprofit that deploys veteran volunteers into the community to solve challenges, such as improving community resources, eliminating food deserts, and helping at-risk youth. According to Monique Sapp, senior city impact manager for The Mission Continues’ central region, Mercer was a good fit for the nonprofit. “We were inspired by Mercer’s mission

Create a Pollinator-Friendly Garden Bookmark

Create a Pollinator-Friendly Garden
What do bees, butterflies, and birds have in common? They are all pollinators and play a critical role in the food we eat. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, scientists estimate that one out of every three bites of food we eat exists because of pollinators like bees, butterflies, moths, birds, bats, beetles, and other animals. Mercer Botanic Gardens celebrates the world of pollinators at its first-ever Pollinator Festival and Fall Plant Sale Saturday, October 6 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. “We’ll

New and Upcoming Precinct 4 Parks Bookmark

New and Upcoming Precinct 4 Parks
From a boat launch to picnic tables and new playgrounds, Harris County Precinct 4 continues to enhance recreational amenities and expand access for area residents. Two new parks, Edgewater Park and Champion Forest Park, add nearly 100 acres of green space to Precinct 4’s vast parks system and provide connectivity to the Spring Creek and Cypress Creek greenways. Edgewater Park The recent acquisition of 90 acres of land at the intersection of Loop 494 and Hamblen Road provides an ideal spot for a park facility