West 11th Street Park

An Update from West 11th Street Park

Helen Shumway
President, Friends of West 11th Street Park

The lovely Fall weather is finally coming back to Houston! One of the goals of the Friends of West 11th Street Park has been to encourage everyone to get into the park and experience the joy of nature. For that reason, the decomposed […]

By | 2018-11-04T14:28:57+00:00 October 30th, 2018|Environmental Affairs, Updates, West 11th Street Park|Comments Off on An Update from West 11th Street Park

Birding in WESP

By Jennifer Vickers

Long known as an area birding hot spot, West 11th Street Park (WESP) has officially joined the Great Texas Coastal Birding Trail. The Trail a state-designated system of trails, bird sanctuaries, and nature preserves along the entire length […]

By | 2018-02-24T14:27:04+00:00 February 24th, 2018|West 11th Street Park|Comments Off on Birding in WESP

Campaign to Rename West 11th Street Park

An effort is underway to rename one of Timbergrove Manor’s flagship green spaces — West 11th Street Park — in honor of one of its greatest advocates, Lorraine Cherry. Lorraine’s tireless work to secure and […]

By | 2017-12-26T16:22:15+00:00 December 26th, 2017|West 11th Street Park|Comments Off on Campaign to Rename West 11th Street Park

West 11th Street Park Update

A new trail segment is coming to the Park! And it may be installed by the time you receive this Timbergram.

Thanks to donations from the Timbergrove Manor Neighborhood Association (TMNA) and the Timbergrove Manor Civic Club (TMCC), Houston Parks Board has confirmed a new trail segment will be constructed in the […]

By | 2017-10-29T17:37:28+00:00 November 1st, 2017|Environmental Affairs, West 11th Street Park|Comments Off on West 11th Street Park Update

TMNA Donates to WESP

On July 15, the Timbergrove Manor Neighborhood Association (TMNA) donated $2,500 to Friends of West 11th Street Park (FoWESP) for the construction of a trail segment!!! Tommy Britt, Judy Britt and Cindy Miskell from the TMNA presented the check to Dave Dyer, Ann Ratcliff and Darlene Wayt, FoWESP board members.

By | 2017-08-26T17:43:39+00:00 August 22nd, 2017|West 11th Street Park|Comments Off on TMNA Donates to WESP

Update on West 11th Street Park

By Jennifer Vickers, Friends of West 11th Street Park

Visitors of all ages come to West 11th Street Park for a hands-on look at indigenous flora and fauna. But in May, a very special group of visitors from one of our local Daisy Scout Troops joined WESP board member and Master Gardener […]

By | 2017-07-07T16:41:53+00:00 July 6th, 2017|Environmental Affairs, West 11th Street Park|Comments Off on Update on West 11th Street Park

Run the Grove 2017

by Lorraine Cherry, Friends of West 11th Street Park

The 3rd Annual “Run the Grove” 5-K fun run and “Spring Fling” festival will be held this year on Saturday, April 22. The race will begin and end at West 11th Street Park, which will also be the site of the “Spring Fling.” […]

By | 2017-04-17T11:17:30+00:00 April 12th, 2017|Events, West 11th Street Park|Comments Off on Run the Grove 2017