“What we expect to see over time is more frequent and more intense weather events. Festivals and people attending them will increasingly have to plan for storms that drop two to four inches of rain in an hour,” said Lisa Gonzalez, HARC's President and CEO.
On October 24, 2017, HARC welcomed Bill Ritter, Jr., 41st Governor of Colorado and the founder of the Center for the New Energy Economy at Colorado State University, to Houston to lead its fall People & Nature Speaker Series event.
The City of Houston recognized the Galveston Bay Report Card program for its positive impact on the environment as part of its Keep Houston Beautiful initiative. A Certificate of Recognition was bestowed at the 33rd Annual Mayor's Proud Partners Luncheon held November 13, 2017.
The International Association of Business Communicators Southern Region recognized the efforts of the Galveston Bay Report Card program for its achievement in connecting science with the greater Houston/Galveston community.
Publications, Lectures & Presentations
Impact by Design 2017, Gensler’s annual publication showcasing achievements in sustainable design and reduced environmental impact, included a profile of HARC’s new green building.