• Stephen Fox at "Houston: Building Stories," the 2014 Center for Heritage Conservation symposium

    Stephen Fox, an architectural historian who examines the ways 19th and 20th century Houston and Texas architecture engages social constructs such as class identity, cultural distinction and regional differentiation, spoke at "Houston: Building Stories," the 15th annual Texas A&M Center for Heritage Conservation Symposium. For more about the symposium, visit one.arch.tamu.edu/news/2014/2/11/march-chc-symposium-feature/.

    published: 08 Apr 2014
  • 3 Houston Conservation Measures

    This video was prepared in order to educate the public on 3 conservation measures taking place in Houston, TX. It provides a short synopsis of each conservation organization, with those organizations being the Houston Arboretum, The Katy Prairie Conservancy, and the Texas Wildlife Rehabilitation Coalition Wildlife Center.

    published: 05 Dec 2013
  • White Gold Robbed In Houston Conservation Village Renfrewshire

    The beautiful snowy scene in Houston village under death threat by Renfrewshire Council. Their carnage in stealing back Greenbelt land from the area has infuriated all locals. Join us in our protest by signing our objection letter to the council and signing our petition via the Change.org website. SAVE HOUSTON GREENBELT:. http://www.savehoustongreenbelt.org/ PLEASE ADD YOUR NAME TO OUR PETITION: http://www.change.org/en-GB/petitions/renfrewshire-council-save-houston-greenbelt FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/groups/523316284365947/

    published: 13 Feb 2013
  • Houston Conservation Village Renfrewshire Council's View To Kill

    This idyllic view is to be murdered by Renfrewshire Council. FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/groups/523316284365947/

    published: 11 Feb 2013
  • SCA Houston: Student Conservation Association and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

    The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and the Student Conservation Association are partners in implementing the Houston Urban Refuge Initiative to create opportunities for people in urban communities to find nature, value nation and care for nature. To find out more go to http://www.thesca.org/serve/program/houston-tx

    published: 28 May 2015
  • Anna Mod at "Houston: Building Stories," the 2014 Center for Heritage Conservation symposium

    Anna Mod, who provides preservation consulting to owners of historic properties from her office in Houston, was a presenter at "Houston: Building Stories," the 15th annual Center for Heritage Conservation symposium. For more about the symposium, visit https://one.arch.tamu.edu/news/2014/2/11/march-chc-symposium-feature/.

    published: 08 Apr 2014
  • Mark Rothko In Houston

    Museum of Fine Arts, Houston director Gary Tinterow, Rothko Chapel executive director David Leslie, and Menil Collection head librarian Eric Wolf talk about the legacy of abstract-expressionist artist Mark Rothko (1903-1970), and why Houston is currently the ultimate destination city for lovers of Rothko's work. The MFAH is currently showing "Mark Rothko: A Retrospective," an exhibition of more than 60 paintings tracing Rothko's entire career arc, on view through January 24, 2016.

    published: 05 Nov 2015
  • Discovering the Legend - Sam Houston Portrait Conservation

    published: 13 Sep 2017
  • Houston Toad conservation

    The Houston toad is a critically endangered species. This short video documents some of the efforts to save the species.

    published: 08 Apr 2015
  • Jane Goodall visits the Houston Zoo's chimpanzees

    http://www.houstonzoo.org Dr. Jane Goodall visited the Houston Zoo on October 30, 2010. Dr. Goodall toured The African Forest, the Zoo's newest addition that opens to the public on Dec. 10. She saw the Zoo's new chimpanzee exhibit and the Zoo's 10 chimps. The Houston Zoo acknowledges the important wildlife conservation efforts of the Jane Goodall Institute, especially with threatened chimpanzees and gorillas in Africa's Congo Forest Wilderness. Since 2004, annual support has been given to the Tchimpounga Sanctuary in the Republic of Congo, the largest on the African continent. Congolese authorities deliver young chimpanzees to the sanctuary after confiscating them from hunters who try to sell them. The Houston Zoo is offering a once in a lifetime trip to visit the Chimpanzees of G...

    published: 16 Nov 2010
  • Houston Zoo interns teach families about ocean wildlife conservation (Snapchat)

    Houston Zoo's ExxonMobil Collegiate Conservation Program interns are college students who spend the summer learning about the Zoo's conservation efforts. Here, they share their knowledge with Houston families about protecting our oceans and the animals who live there. This is the only program of its kind in the nation. (Snapchat: KrisGillentine)

    published: 28 Jun 2016
  • Seawall murals educate public on wildlife conservation

    Galveston County has partnered with the Houston Zoo and Galveston Park Board to bring five new murals to the 16-foot-tall seawall along the new Babe’s Beach.

    published: 08 Aug 2016
  • George Coleman Octet - Conservation (1 of 2)

    The wonderful 'George Coleman Octet' - Bobby Watson - alto sax; George Coleman - tenor sax; Sal Nistico - tenor sax (RIP); Mario Rivera - bari sax (RIP); Danny Moore - tpt and flugel (RIP); Harold Mabern - piano; Clint Houston - bass (RIP): Billy Higgins - drums (RIP) ..

    published: 19 Jan 2008
  • Zoos and Conservation

    **Version with Spanish subtitles available: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3XaPC4ZMVp0 Humanity relies on nature - and time is running out for many species. The accumulated knowledge of zoos and aquariums is crucial in the fight to save biodiversity. EAZA members are at the forefront of wildlife conservation. This film, produced to mark International Year of Biodiversity 2010, explores some of the links between zoos and field conservation projects. EAZA is the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria, linking and representing more than 300 institutions across Europe and beyond. To find your local EAZA member visit: www.eaza.net -------- The video features interviews with the following people: Bengt Holst - Director of Research and Conservation at Copenhagen Zoo, Denmark...

    published: 17 May 2010
  • Conservation in Zoos

    The San Diego, Oregon, and Phoenix Zoo share their wildlife conservation stories.

    published: 09 Apr 2014
  • The Greatest Show on Earth: the history and conservation of Jefferson Davis McKissack's Orange Show

    The Orange Show is a folk-art environment located in Houston's East End and built single-handedly by Jefferson Davis McKissack, a Houston postal worker, between 1956 and 1979. Envisioned as a 3,000 sq. ft. educational environment advocating the benefits of oranges and steam power, the Orange Show includes an oasis, a wishing well, a pond, a stage, a museum, a gift shop, and several upper decks fit together to create a maze of paths and spaces. McKissack built the Orange Show of concrete, brick, steel and found objects including: gears, tiles, wagon wheels, mannequins, tractor seats, and statuettes.

    published: 05 Apr 2012
  • Carla Houston on Water Conservation

    All living things need water to live. http://www.modelenvironment.com/ More about water issues: http://www.waterkeeper.org/ http://www.foodandwaterwatch.org/ http://water.org/ Production Company: The Artists Company Director: Jeffrey Karoff DP: Anghel Decca Producer: Stephanie Marshall Writers: Jeffrey Karoff and Christy Beck Editor: Brandon Beck Northern Lights Stylist: Oakley Stevenson Hair & Makeup: Hortencia Lopez The Salon by Maxime Bathing model: Antonia Dernoscheg On-set model: Jasmina Hdagha 1st AC: Craig Devereux 2nd AC: Kristi Andrs Gaffer: Mike Withers Key Grips: Ben Blum and Nick Sogard Production Designer: Brandon Nicholas Sound: Joe Hettinger and Rudy Alvarado VTR: Micah Lashbrook and Jeff Bernard PA: Michael Marshall and Ben Hollick Post Production: Northern Lights Compo...

    published: 06 May 2012
  • HSC's 2018 Convention & Worldwide Conservation Expo - George R. Brown Convention Center

    published: 06 Apr 2017
  • The Greatest Show on Earth: the history and conservation of Jefferson Davis McKissack's Orange Show

    The Orange Show is a folk-art environment located in Houston's East End and built single-handedly by Jefferson Davis McKissack, a Houston postal worker, between 1956 and 1979. Envisioned as a 3,000 sq. ft. educational environment advocating the benefits of oranges and steam power, the Orange Show includes an oasis, a wishing well, a pond, a stage, a museum, a gift shop, and several upper decks fit together to create a maze of paths and spaces. McKissack built the Orange Show of concrete, brick, steel and found objects including: gears, tiles, wagon wheels, mannequins, tractor seats, and statuettes.

    published: 03 Apr 2012
  • Gerald Moorhead at "Houston: Building Stories," the 2014 Center for Heritage Conservation symposium

    Architect, writer, photographer, curator, juror and mentor Gerald Moorhead spoke at "Houston: Building Stories," the 15th annual Texas A&M Center for Heritage Conservation symposium. For more about the symposium, visit one.arch.tamu.edu/news/2014/2/11/march-chc-symposium-feature/

    published: 08 Apr 2014
  • TCEQ: 2012 TEEA Winner, Water Conservation -- Anheuser-Busch Houston Brewery, Houston

    The Texas Environmental Excellence Awards—a program of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality—celebrate outstanding waste reduction and pollution prevention projects. Winners are endorsed by TCEQ Commissioners and Governor Rick Perry. A global company with a major presence here in Texas is keeping an eye not only on profits but also on conservation of a precious resource. Those efforts are saving millions of gallons of water. Meet our champion for water conservation -- Anheuser-Bush Houston Brewery. For more information and to apply, go to http://teea.org. Download transcript: http://www.tceq.texas.gov/assets/public/comm_exec/transcripts/2012-TEEA-winner-water-conservation.pdf

    published: 08 May 2012
  • Art Trip: Houston | The Art Assignment | PBS Digital Studios

    Go to http://prudential.com/savemore and learn more about how you can better plan for your retirement. We take an art pilgrimage to Houston, Texas, and visit the likes of the Rothko Chapel, James Turrell's Twilight Epiphany, the Menil Collection, and Project Row Houses, among others. Come with us we feast upon Houston's many cultural riches, and some good food, too! The full itinerary: The Rothko Chapel: http://www.rothkochapel.org/ Siphon Coffee: http://siphoncoffeehouston.com/ The Contemporary Arts Museum Houston: http://camh.org/ Cullen Sculpture Garden: https://www.mfah.org/visit/cullen-sculpture-garden/ Underbelly: http://www.underbellyhouston.com/ Lawndale Art Center: http://www.lawndaleartcenter.org/ Project Row Houses: http://projectrowhouses.org/ James Turrell’s Skyspace at R...

    published: 27 Jan 2017
  • Delivering Avian Conservation on the Upper Texas Coast

    A short video about Houston Audubon and its mission to advance the conservation of birds and positively impact their supporting environments.

    published: 05 Oct 2012
  • Conservation from the Energy Jukebox

    The newly renovated Wiess Energy Hall 3.0 reopens Nov. 20! http://www.hmns.org/exhibits/permanent-exhibitions/energy-hall/

    published: 03 Nov 2017
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Stephen Fox at "Houston: Building Stories," the 2014 Center for Heritage Conservation symposium

Stephen Fox at "Houston: Building Stories," the 2014 Center for Heritage Conservation symposium

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  • Updated: 08 Apr 2014
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Stephen Fox, an architectural historian who examines the ways 19th and 20th century Houston and Texas architecture engages social constructs such as class identity, cultural distinction and regional differentiation, spoke at "Houston: Building Stories," the 15th annual Texas A&M Center for Heritage Conservation Symposium. For more about the symposium, visit one.arch.tamu.edu/news/2014/2/11/march-chc-symposium-feature/.
https://wn.com/Stephen_Fox_At_Houston_Building_Stories,_The_2014_Center_For_Heritage_Conservation_Symposium
3 Houston Conservation Measures

3 Houston Conservation Measures

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  • Updated: 05 Dec 2013
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This video was prepared in order to educate the public on 3 conservation measures taking place in Houston, TX. It provides a short synopsis of each conservation organization, with those organizations being the Houston Arboretum, The Katy Prairie Conservancy, and the Texas Wildlife Rehabilitation Coalition Wildlife Center.
https://wn.com/3_Houston_Conservation_Measures
White Gold Robbed In Houston Conservation Village Renfrewshire

White Gold Robbed In Houston Conservation Village Renfrewshire

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  • Updated: 13 Feb 2013
  • views: 83
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The beautiful snowy scene in Houston village under death threat by Renfrewshire Council. Their carnage in stealing back Greenbelt land from the area has infuriated all locals. Join us in our protest by signing our objection letter to the council and signing our petition via the Change.org website. SAVE HOUSTON GREENBELT:. http://www.savehoustongreenbelt.org/ PLEASE ADD YOUR NAME TO OUR PETITION: http://www.change.org/en-GB/petitions/renfrewshire-council-save-houston-greenbelt FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/groups/523316284365947/
https://wn.com/White_Gold_Robbed_In_Houston_Conservation_Village_Renfrewshire
Houston Conservation Village Renfrewshire Council's View To Kill

Houston Conservation Village Renfrewshire Council's View To Kill

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  • Updated: 11 Feb 2013
  • views: 86
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This idyllic view is to be murdered by Renfrewshire Council. FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/groups/523316284365947/
https://wn.com/Houston_Conservation_Village_Renfrewshire_Council's_View_To_Kill
SCA Houston: Student Conservation Association and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

SCA Houston: Student Conservation Association and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

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  • Updated: 28 May 2015
  • views: 1273
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The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and the Student Conservation Association are partners in implementing the Houston Urban Refuge Initiative to create opportunities for people in urban communities to find nature, value nation and care for nature. To find out more go to http://www.thesca.org/serve/program/houston-tx
https://wn.com/Sca_Houston_Student_Conservation_Association_And_The_U.S._Fish_And_Wildlife_Service
Anna Mod at "Houston: Building Stories," the 2014 Center for Heritage Conservation symposium

Anna Mod at "Houston: Building Stories," the 2014 Center for Heritage Conservation symposium

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  • Updated: 08 Apr 2014
  • views: 113
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Anna Mod, who provides preservation consulting to owners of historic properties from her office in Houston, was a presenter at "Houston: Building Stories," the 15th annual Center for Heritage Conservation symposium. For more about the symposium, visit https://one.arch.tamu.edu/news/2014/2/11/march-chc-symposium-feature/.
https://wn.com/Anna_Mod_At_Houston_Building_Stories,_The_2014_Center_For_Heritage_Conservation_Symposium
Mark Rothko In Houston

Mark Rothko In Houston

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  • Updated: 05 Nov 2015
  • views: 3045
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Museum of Fine Arts, Houston director Gary Tinterow, Rothko Chapel executive director David Leslie, and Menil Collection head librarian Eric Wolf talk about the legacy of abstract-expressionist artist Mark Rothko (1903-1970), and why Houston is currently the ultimate destination city for lovers of Rothko's work. The MFAH is currently showing "Mark Rothko: A Retrospective," an exhibition of more than 60 paintings tracing Rothko's entire career arc, on view through January 24, 2016.
https://wn.com/Mark_Rothko_In_Houston
Discovering the Legend  - Sam Houston Portrait Conservation

Discovering the Legend - Sam Houston Portrait Conservation

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  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • views: 63
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https://wn.com/Discovering_The_Legend_Sam_Houston_Portrait_Conservation
Houston Toad conservation

Houston Toad conservation

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  • Updated: 08 Apr 2015
  • views: 46
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The Houston toad is a critically endangered species. This short video documents some of the efforts to save the species.
https://wn.com/Houston_Toad_Conservation
Jane Goodall visits the Houston Zoo's chimpanzees

Jane Goodall visits the Houston Zoo's chimpanzees

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  • Updated: 16 Nov 2010
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http://www.houstonzoo.org Dr. Jane Goodall visited the Houston Zoo on October 30, 2010. Dr. Goodall toured The African Forest, the Zoo's newest addition that opens to the public on Dec. 10. She saw the Zoo's new chimpanzee exhibit and the Zoo's 10 chimps. The Houston Zoo acknowledges the important wildlife conservation efforts of the Jane Goodall Institute, especially with threatened chimpanzees and gorillas in Africa's Congo Forest Wilderness. Since 2004, annual support has been given to the Tchimpounga Sanctuary in the Republic of Congo, the largest on the African continent. Congolese authorities deliver young chimpanzees to the sanctuary after confiscating them from hunters who try to sell them. The Houston Zoo is offering a once in a lifetime trip to visit the Chimpanzees of Gombe and Wildlife of Selous Reserve with the Houston Zoo July 2nd-July 9th, 2011. This trip has it all! In just ten days we will spend time in Gombe National Park watching the exact same Chimpanzees that Jane Goodall has studied for over 50 years. We will see Africa as David Livingstone first experienced Africa, with a few days in the incredible and remote Selous -- home to African Wild Dogs, Leopards, Lions and so much more. We end with a few days of relaxation on the private Chapwani Island, just a short distance offshore of Stone Town on the magical spice island of Zanzibar. Trip is limted to a maximum of 12 participants. Full itinerary can be found at http://www.houstonzoo.org/chimps-of-gombe-and-wildlife-of-selous/
https://wn.com/Jane_Goodall_Visits_The_Houston_Zoo's_Chimpanzees
Houston Zoo interns teach families about ocean wildlife conservation (Snapchat)

Houston Zoo interns teach families about ocean wildlife conservation (Snapchat)

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  • Updated: 28 Jun 2016
  • views: 44
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Houston Zoo's ExxonMobil Collegiate Conservation Program interns are college students who spend the summer learning about the Zoo's conservation efforts. Here, they share their knowledge with Houston families about protecting our oceans and the animals who live there. This is the only program of its kind in the nation. (Snapchat: KrisGillentine)
https://wn.com/Houston_Zoo_Interns_Teach_Families_About_Ocean_Wildlife_Conservation_(Snapchat)
Seawall murals educate public on wildlife conservation

Seawall murals educate public on wildlife conservation

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  • Duration: 1:31
  • Updated: 08 Aug 2016
  • views: 289
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Galveston County has partnered with the Houston Zoo and Galveston Park Board to bring five new murals to the 16-foot-tall seawall along the new Babe’s Beach.
https://wn.com/Seawall_Murals_Educate_Public_On_Wildlife_Conservation
George Coleman Octet - Conservation (1 of 2)

George Coleman Octet - Conservation (1 of 2)

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  • Duration: 5:22
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2008
  • views: 24124
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The wonderful 'George Coleman Octet' - Bobby Watson - alto sax; George Coleman - tenor sax; Sal Nistico - tenor sax (RIP); Mario Rivera - bari sax (RIP); Danny Moore - tpt and flugel (RIP); Harold Mabern - piano; Clint Houston - bass (RIP): Billy Higgins - drums (RIP) ..
https://wn.com/George_Coleman_Octet_Conservation_(1_Of_2)
Zoos and Conservation

Zoos and Conservation

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  • Duration: 10:12
  • Updated: 17 May 2010
  • views: 37885
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**Version with Spanish subtitles available: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3XaPC4ZMVp0 Humanity relies on nature - and time is running out for many species. The accumulated knowledge of zoos and aquariums is crucial in the fight to save biodiversity. EAZA members are at the forefront of wildlife conservation. This film, produced to mark International Year of Biodiversity 2010, explores some of the links between zoos and field conservation projects. EAZA is the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria, linking and representing more than 300 institutions across Europe and beyond. To find your local EAZA member visit: www.eaza.net -------- The video features interviews with the following people: Bengt Holst - Director of Research and Conservation at Copenhagen Zoo, Denmark Patrícia Medici - Coordinator, Lowland Tapir Conservation Initiative, Brazil Stewart Muir - Director, Newquay Zoo, UK Nguyen Van Thai - Program Officer, Carnivore and Pangolin Conservation Program, Vietnam Dr Christoph Schwitzer - Head of Research, Bristol Zoo Gardens, UK; and Executive Secretary, The Lemur Conservation Association (AEECL) Production Team: Director/Producer: Paul King Director of Photography: Mark Verkerk Editor: Natassia Wijdeveld 2nd Unit Camera: Paul Woodd-Walker 2nd Unit Production: Rebecca Harris Production: Esther Hertog Graphic Design: Robert Doets Production Assistant: Suzanne Schreve Music composed and performed by Steven de Geus Special thanks to MacGyver Post Production Amsterdam This production was made possible through the generous cooperation of: AEECL The Lemur Conservation Association, France Bristol Zoo Gardens, UK Carnivore and Pangolin Conservation Program, Vietnam Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust, Jersey Lowland Tapir Conservation Initiative, Brazil Natura Artis Magistra, Amsterdam, Netherlands Newquay Zoo, UK ZSL London Zoo, UK Staff of the EAZA Executive Office, Amsterdam Additional stock footage used with permission: Dancing Star Foundation Patrícia Medici WWF Greater Mekong and Traffic Production Wildlifelines Foundation © 2010 EAZA / paulkingfilms.com http://www.aeecl.org/ http://www.tapirconservation.org.br/
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Conservation in Zoos

Conservation in Zoos

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  • Updated: 09 Apr 2014
  • views: 4007
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The San Diego, Oregon, and Phoenix Zoo share their wildlife conservation stories.
https://wn.com/Conservation_In_Zoos
The Greatest Show on Earth:  the history and conservation of Jefferson Davis McKissack's Orange Show

The Greatest Show on Earth: the history and conservation of Jefferson Davis McKissack's Orange Show

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  • Duration: 40:26
  • Updated: 05 Apr 2012
  • views: 92
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The Orange Show is a folk-art environment located in Houston's East End and built single-handedly by Jefferson Davis McKissack, a Houston postal worker, between 1956 and 1979. Envisioned as a 3,000 sq. ft. educational environment advocating the benefits of oranges and steam power, the Orange Show includes an oasis, a wishing well, a pond, a stage, a museum, a gift shop, and several upper decks fit together to create a maze of paths and spaces. McKissack built the Orange Show of concrete, brick, steel and found objects including: gears, tiles, wagon wheels, mannequins, tractor seats, and statuettes.
https://wn.com/The_Greatest_Show_On_Earth_The_History_And_Conservation_Of_Jefferson_Davis_Mckissack's_Orange_Show
Carla Houston on Water Conservation

Carla Houston on Water Conservation

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  • Updated: 06 May 2012
  • views: 3644887
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All living things need water to live. http://www.modelenvironment.com/ More about water issues: http://www.waterkeeper.org/ http://www.foodandwaterwatch.org/ http://water.org/ Production Company: The Artists Company Director: Jeffrey Karoff DP: Anghel Decca Producer: Stephanie Marshall Writers: Jeffrey Karoff and Christy Beck Editor: Brandon Beck Northern Lights Stylist: Oakley Stevenson Hair & Makeup: Hortencia Lopez The Salon by Maxime Bathing model: Antonia Dernoscheg On-set model: Jasmina Hdagha 1st AC: Craig Devereux 2nd AC: Kristi Andrs Gaffer: Mike Withers Key Grips: Ben Blum and Nick Sogard Production Designer: Brandon Nicholas Sound: Joe Hettinger and Rudy Alvarado VTR: Micah Lashbrook and Jeff Bernard PA: Michael Marshall and Ben Hollick Post Production: Northern Lights Compositor/Colorist: Chris Hengeveld Sound Mixer: Tony Sprayberry
https://wn.com/Carla_Houston_On_Water_Conservation
HSC's 2018 Convention & Worldwide Conservation Expo - George R. Brown Convention Center

HSC's 2018 Convention & Worldwide Conservation Expo - George R. Brown Convention Center

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  • Updated: 06 Apr 2017
  • views: 73
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https://wn.com/Hsc's_2018_Convention_Worldwide_Conservation_Expo_George_R._Brown_Convention_Center
The Greatest Show on Earth:  the history and conservation of Jefferson Davis McKissack's Orange Show

The Greatest Show on Earth: the history and conservation of Jefferson Davis McKissack's Orange Show

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  • Duration: 26:53
  • Updated: 03 Apr 2012
  • views: 34
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The Orange Show is a folk-art environment located in Houston's East End and built single-handedly by Jefferson Davis McKissack, a Houston postal worker, between 1956 and 1979. Envisioned as a 3,000 sq. ft. educational environment advocating the benefits of oranges and steam power, the Orange Show includes an oasis, a wishing well, a pond, a stage, a museum, a gift shop, and several upper decks fit together to create a maze of paths and spaces. McKissack built the Orange Show of concrete, brick, steel and found objects including: gears, tiles, wagon wheels, mannequins, tractor seats, and statuettes.
https://wn.com/The_Greatest_Show_On_Earth_The_History_And_Conservation_Of_Jefferson_Davis_Mckissack's_Orange_Show
Gerald Moorhead at "Houston: Building Stories," the 2014 Center for Heritage Conservation symposium

Gerald Moorhead at "Houston: Building Stories," the 2014 Center for Heritage Conservation symposium

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  • Updated: 08 Apr 2014
  • views: 46
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Architect, writer, photographer, curator, juror and mentor Gerald Moorhead spoke at "Houston: Building Stories," the 15th annual Texas A&M Center for Heritage Conservation symposium. For more about the symposium, visit one.arch.tamu.edu/news/2014/2/11/march-chc-symposium-feature/
https://wn.com/Gerald_Moorhead_At_Houston_Building_Stories,_The_2014_Center_For_Heritage_Conservation_Symposium
TCEQ: 2012 TEEA Winner, Water Conservation -- Anheuser-Busch Houston Brewery, Houston

TCEQ: 2012 TEEA Winner, Water Conservation -- Anheuser-Busch Houston Brewery, Houston

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  • Updated: 08 May 2012
  • views: 304
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The Texas Environmental Excellence Awards—a program of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality—celebrate outstanding waste reduction and pollution prevention projects. Winners are endorsed by TCEQ Commissioners and Governor Rick Perry. A global company with a major presence here in Texas is keeping an eye not only on profits but also on conservation of a precious resource. Those efforts are saving millions of gallons of water. Meet our champion for water conservation -- Anheuser-Bush Houston Brewery. For more information and to apply, go to http://teea.org. Download transcript: http://www.tceq.texas.gov/assets/public/comm_exec/transcripts/2012-TEEA-winner-water-conservation.pdf
https://wn.com/Tceq_2012_Teea_Winner,_Water_Conservation_Anheuser_Busch_Houston_Brewery,_Houston
Art Trip: Houston | The Art Assignment | PBS Digital Studios

Art Trip: Houston | The Art Assignment | PBS Digital Studios

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  • Updated: 27 Jan 2017
  • views: 13515
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Go to http://prudential.com/savemore and learn more about how you can better plan for your retirement. We take an art pilgrimage to Houston, Texas, and visit the likes of the Rothko Chapel, James Turrell's Twilight Epiphany, the Menil Collection, and Project Row Houses, among others. Come with us we feast upon Houston's many cultural riches, and some good food, too! The full itinerary: The Rothko Chapel: http://www.rothkochapel.org/ Siphon Coffee: http://siphoncoffeehouston.com/ The Contemporary Arts Museum Houston: http://camh.org/ Cullen Sculpture Garden: https://www.mfah.org/visit/cullen-sculpture-garden/ Underbelly: http://www.underbellyhouston.com/ Lawndale Art Center: http://www.lawndaleartcenter.org/ Project Row Houses: http://projectrowhouses.org/ James Turrell’s Skyspace at Rice University: http://skyspace.rice.edu/ Common Bond Cafe and Bakery: http://www.commonbondcafe.com/ The Menil Collection: https://www.menil.org The Orange Show: http://orangeshow.org/orange-show-monument/ The Beer Can House: http://orangeshow.org/beer-can-house/ Broken Obelisk photo by Runaway Productions Menil Chapel 1971 interior photo by Middleton Subscribe for new episodes of The Art Assignment every Thursday! -- Follow us elsewhere for the full Art Assignment experience: Tumblr: http://theartassignment.com Response Tumblr: http://all.theartassignment.com Twitter: http://twitter.com/artassignment Instagram: http://instagram.com/theartassignment/ Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/theartassignment and don't forget Reddit!: http://www.reddit.com/r/TheArtAssignment
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Delivering Avian Conservation on the Upper Texas Coast

Delivering Avian Conservation on the Upper Texas Coast

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  • Updated: 05 Oct 2012
  • views: 237
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A short video about Houston Audubon and its mission to advance the conservation of birds and positively impact their supporting environments.
https://wn.com/Delivering_Avian_Conservation_On_The_Upper_Texas_Coast
Conservation from the Energy Jukebox

Conservation from the Energy Jukebox

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  • Duration: 3:01
  • Updated: 03 Nov 2017
  • views: 36
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The newly renovated Wiess Energy Hall 3.0 reopens Nov. 20! http://www.hmns.org/exhibits/permanent-exhibitions/energy-hall/
https://wn.com/Conservation_From_The_Energy_Jukebox