The primary purpose of this program is to assist city maintenance crews with assigned tasks and projects within a park in order to create a clean park environment for all to enjoy. An Organization/Citizen may choose to Adopt a Park, Trail, or Street Median.
Tasks may include trash pickup, graffiti reporting, weeding/raking playgrounds, sweeping shelters, cleaning picnic tables, mulching trees/shrubs, restocking doggie bags, and reporting vandalism. Adopters can also help with special projects, such as graffiti cover-up, painting projects and planting flowers. Some projects and tasks are not available year-round and may be available only at specific parks.
What are the Adopt - A - Park procedures?
The Adopting organization/citizen commits to a one-year period of adoption. At the end of that year an organization/citizen can renew, change sections (if available) or terminate.
We have placed a two-year limit to this adoption opportunity. Meaning, at the end of your one-year term, you may adopt for another year. After that point, if no organization is waiting to adopt your park, you may adopt on a year by year basis.
Monitoring of the park should be done on a regular basis, usually at least once a week. Some sites may require additional time commitments.
The City of Conroe will provide trash bags and will be responsible for collecting and disposing of the filled bags. Doggie bags will also be provided for restocking bag containers.
The City of Conroe will place a sign in your park/median/trail crediting your organization for assistance.
An adopting organization/individual may keep any and all proceeds from any material with recyclable value that is found.
Benefits of Adopting
Feel good about improving the beauty of the City of Conroe.
Help reduce city spending by volunteering your labor or making a contribution.
Learn more about plants and animals in your area.
Receive deserved recognition with your name placed on a sign at your adoption site.
"The only thing you take with you when you're gone is what you leave behind."
- John Allston