The Rebirth of Memorial Park

Sep. 2, 2014 in News Articles

In the summer of 2011, Houston experienced its driest year on record and the summer included 46 consecutive days with temperatures of at least 100 degrees.

Memorial ParkAnd while the drought forced the removal of 20,000 trees from Memorial Park, reporter Michael Hagerty explains how it also taught officials an important lesson.

This story originally aired on PBS NewsHour Weekend on Sunday, August 31. PBS NewsHour Weekend airs Saturdays and Sundays at 6 p.m. on TV 8.