In The News

Joyce Wiley named December's Bayou Board Member
  • Dec 1, 2020
New to Bayou Preservation Association, Joyce Wiley is no newbie to service, with a decades-long career helping her community.
Thinking Outside of the Box for a Flood-Resilient Houston
  • Jul 5, 2019
The Community Impact Newspaper has put together a series covering the importance of Houston's flood plans and exploring ways to make the city less vulnerable to the aftermath of heavy rainfall. 
In support of our bayous
  • Jun 27, 2019
The Buzz Magazines has published an article on the Bayou Preservation Association's ninth annual Terry Hershey Bayou Stewardship Award Luncheon
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

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.
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