Nature and recreation are important components during a public health crisis, and Memorial Park, including its trails, are open for visitors. However, as a public health precaution related to the constantly evolving situation regarding COVID-19, Memorial Park Conservancy has also postponed permitted events and reduced onsite maintenance services.
COVID-19 Safety Developments
Park projects provide opportunities for future recreation
theleadernews.com | By Betsy Denson There are a number of improvements underway in the City of Houston’s parks, nature preserves and green spaces. And while March’s stay-at-home order has affected many, the fact that construction was deemed an essential business has allowed these improvement projects to continue. The question now is when the public will
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Memorial Park’s verdant greenspaces are a welcome refuge to Houstonians during the COVID-19 crisis. However, with the surge in public use that Memorial Park is currently experiencing, the Conservancy wants to remind all Park users that they have a role to play in ensuring the community’s safety. Here are 10 safety practices to keep in
Joint Statement on Using Parks and Open Space While Maintaining Social Distancing
More than 500 groups nationwide support safe use of parks during COVID-19 outbreak The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) prepared the following statement in support of the safe use of parks and open spaces during the COVID-19 outbreak. To date, more than 500 organizations have signed on to voice support. Concerns about the coronavirus
Keeping a Safe Social Distance in Parks and on Trails During the COVID-19 Pandemic
The growing impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic hit many parts of the United States with full force the weekend of March 13-15, 2020. Following on the heels of canceling large special events, conferences, and sporting events, governors in several states declared states of emergency and many local school districts across the country closed their doors.
Memorial Park Remains Open; Support Services are Reduced
Nature and recreation are important components during a public health crisis, and Memorial Park remains open for visitors. However, as a public health precaution related to the constantly evolving situation regarding the coronavirus, Memorial Park Conservancy will postpone permitted events and reduce onsite maintenance services effective today, March 16, to protect the health of our staff