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Sidewalk Project Will Improve Pedestrian Safety

Posted by Port Houston on Jul 8, 2020 2:52:22 PM

After years of planning, work on an important sidewalk project in the region by a partnership involving Port Houston, Harris County, Jacinto City and Galena Park is about to begin. The signed local agreement from the county was received recently, paving the way.

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Topics: community, Harris County, Jacinto City, Galena Park

From Port Houston Intern to Sam Houston Boat Mechanic: Jennifer Williams-Alcia Spotlight

Posted by Port Houston on Jun 3, 2020 7:39:17 AM

Caption: Jennifer Williams-Alcia

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Topics: maritime, Houston, community, Sam Houston, careers, people

Port Houston Continues Commitment to Community Engagement: New Port Commission Community Advisory Council Launched

Posted by Port Houston on Jun 2, 2020 8:03:49 AM

The original Chairman’s Citizen Advisory Council, which began in 2013, is being relaunched in 2020 as the Port Commission Community Advisory Council. This diverse group of 14 members, representing different communities along the Houston Ship Channel and various special interest groups, will help promote deeper engagement and understanding between local communities and Port Houston. This council will also help Port Houston provide a more open line of communication and robust dialog opportunities for our stakeholders.

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Topics: maritime, ports, community, Texas, outreach, council

Associated Testing Laboratories Sees Growth, Opportunity Through Port Small Business Program

Posted by Port Houston on May 27, 2020 3:54:56 PM

Caption: Associated Testing workers.

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Topics: ports, Houston, community, business, small business

Beneficial Use Project Enhances Environment: Bird Island Along Ship Channel is Home to Thriving Wildlife Communities

Posted by Port Houston on Apr 22, 2020 6:06:35 PM

Evia Island, a six-acre bird island located along the Houston Ship Channel and the mouth of East Bay, is an extremely important waterbird nesting site in Galveston Bay. With nearly 10,000 nests comprised of 10 bird species, it’s the breeding site with the most nesting pairs in the Galveston Bay system. These bird species include white pelicans, brown pelicans, great blue herons, egrets and roseate spoonbills among others.

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Topics: maritime, community, environment, Houston Ship Channel, birds, wildlife

Port Houston Celebrates National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

Posted by Port Houston on Oct 24, 2019 9:13:33 AM

Caption: Volunteers thank truckers at Port Houston’s container terminals.

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Topics: ports, Houston, community, trucking, outreach

Small Business Graduates Honored by Interagency Mentor Protégé Program

Posted by Port Houston on Oct 23, 2019 10:56:29 AM
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Topics: ports, Houston, community, small business, outreach

Port Houston Pays It Forward Through the Houston Food Bank

Posted by Port Houston on Sep 30, 2019 9:42:21 AM

Caption: Port employees at Houston Food Bank Project.

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Topics: ports, Houston, community, volunteer, outreach

Summer Interns Transform Community Gardens at Mission Milby Community Center

Posted by Port Houston on Aug 27, 2019 3:05:42 PM

 

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Topics: maritime, ports, Houston, community, intern, outreach, garden

Oyster Reef Restoration Helps Improve Health of Galveston Bay

Posted by Port Houston on Aug 19, 2019 2:01:12 PM

Port volunteers at Oyster Reef Restoration event.

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Topics: maritime, ports, community, stewardship, volunteer, environment

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