Bayou Preservation Symposium

October 12, 2016
The United Way Community Resource Center
50 Waugh Drive | Houston, TX 77007
Times: 8:00 AM to 3:15 PM
Admission: Individuals: $65; Teachers and students: $35

Bayou Preservation Association will host its 13th annual symposium on Wednesday, October 12 from 8:00 am to 3:15 pm at The United Way. Headlining the “50 for 50” anniversary symposium is Jennie Romer, a national expert on carryout bag policy. Romer will highlight challenges and successes with legislation in San Francisco and New York City to manage carry-out bags.


The event will conclude with a Q&A session with the guest speakers. Additional confirmed speakers include: Jeff Taebel, FAICP, Director of Community and Environmental Planning, Houston-Galveston Area Council; Dr. Roel Lopez, Ph.D., Texas A&M University Institute of Renewable Natural Resources; Dr. Bruce Race, FAIA, FAICP, Ph.D.,University of Houston Center for Sustainability & Resilience; Carol Ellinger Haddock,P.E. Deputy Director, City of Houston Public Works & Engineering Department,; Russ Poppe, P.E., Executive Director, Harris County Flood Control District; R. Jack Cagle, Harris County Commissioner, Precinct 4; Jennie R. Romer, Esq., National Expert on Carry-out Bag Policy; Bob Stokes, President, Galveston Bay Foundation; Dr. Jone Corrales, Ph. D., Research Scientist, Baylor University, Environmental and Aquatic Toxicology Research Laboratory; and Stephen Costello, P.E., City of Houston Chief Resilience Office.

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