John Paul Landing Environmental Education Center held a grand reopening May 21. (Courtesy Harris County Precinct 4)
The John Paul Landing Environmental Education Center hosted a grand reopening May 21 after being closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The center, managed by Harris County and located at 9950 Katy Hockley Road, Katy, sits inside an 865-acre park and offers displays and programming for visitors to learn about elements of the local environment, such as the Discovery Room and bird-watching events. Other amenities of the park include playgrounds, green space, fishing ponds, trails and a 170-acre lake. 713-274-3131. www.pct3.com/Explore/Parks/John-Paul-Landing-Park-Environmental-Education-Center
Asia joined Community Impact Newspaper in February 2022. She studied journalism at Missouri State University in Springfield, Missouri. Before relocating to Houston Texas, Asia was a freelance reporter for the Seattle Medium, one of the city's eldest and longstanding African American newspapers. She covers dining, transportation, government, business, development, education and more for Katy, Texas and South Houston. When she's not writing, she's likely trying a new restaurant or tv show.