Rick Rice Park earns Parks and Natural Areas Award by Houston-Galveston Area Council
Rick Rice Park was recently awarded the 2012 Parks and Natural Areas Award by Houston-Galveston Area Council.
According to a press release, "Developed by Interstate Municipal Utility District, Rick Rice Park is a park and recreation destination created from a stormwater detention area next to Mason Creek. The project includes a large central lake and fountain ringed by a mile-long trail, as well as overlooks, a pedestrian bridge spanning the creek, a veterans memorial flag plaza, trail markers and educational signage about the environments native plant materials."
The Houston-Galveston Area Council is a voluntary association of local governments in the 13-county Gulf Coast Planning Regionan area of 12,500 square miles and more than 6 million people. H-GAC works to promote efficient and accountable use of local, state, and federal tax dollars and serves as a problem-solving and information forum for local government needs.
For more information, call 832-681-2507, email email@example.com or visit www.h-gac.com.
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