In The News

What's in Harvey's sludge?
  • Sep 21, 2017
Bayou Preservation Association President, Robert Rayburn, speaks in the Houston Chronicle article about "What lurks in the sludge that Harvey left behind?"
Passing of Terry Hershey, a "force of nature"
  • Jan 20, 2017
Bayou Preservation Association founder, Terry Hershey, has passed at age 94.
H-GAC Presents Award to Bayou Preservation Association
  • Jan 17, 2017

Houston-Galveston Area Council’s (H-GAC) Parks and Natural Areas Subcommittee gave a Special Recognition Award to Bayou Preservation Association for habitat restoration efforts in Harris County Precinct 4’s Collins Park

Harris County receives award for Net-Zero Facility
  • Jan 4, 2017

The Harris County Engineering Department received honorable mention in the Houston-Galveston Area Council's (H-GAC) Our Great Regions Awards for their work on Harris County's first net-zero energy restroom at Carter Park in Precinct 4.

Invasive Water Hyacinth on Dickinson Bayou
  • Sep 28, 2016
The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is spraying the invasive water hyacinth on Dickinson Bayou today, September 28, 2016.
Houston City Councilman says abandoned shopping carts add to area's flooding issues
  • Jun 21, 2016
According to City Councilman Mike Laster of District J on the southwest side, the biggest problem with stolen shopping carts taken from local retail stores is that they often wind up tangled together at the bottom of drainage canals, effectively forming giant dams, blocking water flow.
The Trouble with living in a swamp: Houston's floods explained
  • Jun 1, 2016
Things get bad when Houston floods. Water swamps homes, takes lives and shuts down the city. But it should be so much worse. There shouldn't even be a city here. But there is, and most Houstonians casually accept the enormous drainage system - the bayous, creeks and gullies - that keep it precariously dry in a former wetland.
Bayou Preservation Association celebrates 50th anniversary with three proclamations
  • May 23, 2016
Elected officials help Bayou Preservation Association toast 50th anniversary luncheon.
50 years of Affection for H-town Bayous Celebrated at Junior League of Houston
  • May 17, 2016
A half-century of promoting mindful watershed management and conservation was celebrated in style as several hundred supporters of protecting our bayous turned out.
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