J. Robertson

Preserving Our Bayous

Houston calls itself the Bayou City.
With over 2,500 miles of waterways, protecting and transforming the bayous into “beautiful ribbons of green” makes good sense.

George O. Jackson
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Kayaking - With over 2,500 miles of waterways, protecting and transforming the bayous into “beautiful ribbons of green” makes good sense.
With more than 2,500 miles of waterways, Houston truly is “The Bayou City”. If not for these bayous, our plant and animal diversity would be extremely limited. These hidden gems are a visual focal point of many parts of our city, a place for relaxation and an attractive escape from the stresses of urban life. Bayou Preservation Association has developed a range of initiatives and efforts to help ensure the protection of greater Houston waterways, including symposiums, clean up projects, participation in Earth Day Houston and much more. By protecting and preserving our bayous, we can create ribbons of green that provide recreational opportunities for neighborhoods while providing the natural protection from flooding our city needs.