Memorial Park Conservancy

Memorial Park Conservancy prides itself on being research-led and data-driven.  Through a unique partnership with Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, we have developed a dynamic, on-site park research program. Here is a small sample of our research, which we hope will benefit others.  If your organization is interested in knowing more about our work, or sharing your work with us, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Memorial Park Master Plan Approved by Houston City Council on April 1, 2015

Cultural Landscape Review By Suzanne Turner Associates, 2015

Memorial Park Biological Assessment By SWCA Environmental Consultants, 2017

The Archaeology of Camp Logan in Memorial Park By Gray & Pape Heritage Management

 

PARK RESEARCH PROJECTS SPONSORED BY HOUSTON LIVESTOCK SHOW AND RODEO

Through the generosity of Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, Memorial Park Conservancy is able to work with interns each summer to complete much needed research about many aspects of Memorial Park ecology, natural resources, management, and development. While the products of these research efforts are often academic in nature, the deliverables (below) provide insight into possible options for the Conservancy to pursue. The conclusions derived by the interns through these research projects are not endorsed by the Memorial Park Conservancy, but rather help to frame the questions for further consideration in management and development of Memorial Park.

SUMMER 2017 INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

         Coastal Prairie Remnant Restoration in Memorial Park By Belle Harris

         Applying Site Suitability to Memorial Groves By Cassidy Ince

         Spatial Pattern of Drought Induced Tree Mortality By Xavier Jaime

         Native Prairie Restoration Within Old World Bluestem By Amanda Lightsey

         Cultural Resource Management Plan for Memorial Park By Trevor Surface

         Business Plan for Biocycle and Growout Programs at Memorial Park By Anthony Todd

 

SUMMER 2016 INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

        Donor Attitudes Toward Maintenance Fundraising in Urban Park Non-Profits By Lindsey Carey

        Migratory Pattern Survey By Devon Eldridge

        Memorial Park Trail User Survey By Rene Schulze

        

 

A STUDY OF DONOR ATT
ITUDES
TOWARDS MAINTENANCE
FUNDRAISING
IN URBAN PARK NONPRO
FITS