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Houston Women in the Environment
  • Sep 10, 2018

This program is part of the Tales of Houston Women collaboration, a two-month retrospective and celebration by several of our community's organizations displaying the many ways Houston’s women have, are, and will put their mark on history. We are celebrating through art, lectures, science, movies, dance, and more. Learn more at www.talesofhoustonwomen.org

Why Vote for Proposition A?
  • Aug 8, 2018
Why Vote for Proposition A?
Mary Anne Piacentini Recipient of the 2018 Terry Hershey Bayou Stewardship Award
  • May 14, 2018

The Bayou Preservation Association is proud to announce the recipient of the 2018 Terry Hershey Bayou Stewardship Award is Mary Anne Piacentini.

 

Passing of Terry Hershey, a "force of nature"
  • Jan 20, 2017
Bayou Preservation Association founder, Terry Hershey, has passed at age 94.
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.
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